Asia Cup 2022

Dinesh Karthik 

first time bowler in 18 years

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Indian senior wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik bowled for the first time in his 18-year long career.

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India's interim captain KL Rahul bowled the final over to Dinesh Karthik in the Asia Cup 2022 Super-4 match against Afghanistan on Thursday night.

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Dinesh Karthik, who bowled spin with a very slow run-up, conceded 18 runs in the over. Indian team won the match by 101 runs.

Dinesh Karthik has played 26 Tests, 94 ODIs, 50 T20 matches and 229 matches in the IPL as well as the wicketkeeper-cum-batter in these 18 years.

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Competition is going on between Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik for a place in the T20 team.

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The reason for that is that Hooda can spin bowling as well as batting.

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Not just a wicket keeper, but as a fielder, a top order batsman and a finisher, he has turned his career around saying that he is ready for any role the team gives him.

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