Dinesh Karthik not adverse to lead KKR if original captain is unavailable
KKR senior player Dinesh Karthik has said that KKR is most likely not to get the services of Pat Cummins. Who has expressed is unavailability for the phase 2 of the IPL 2021 in UAE. It may be recalled that the current IPL which was aborted in the beginning of May due to penetration of Corona virus inside the bio bubble. Had to be reschedule at UAE for remainder of the games.
Dinesh Karthik not adverse to lead KKR if original captain is unavailable. Meanwhile Dinesh Karthik has expressed is willingness to lead the KKR team should the original captain Eoin Morgan is unable to play in the remainder of the IPL due to ECB’s decision on not allowing their contracted players to play in IPL due to the future tour programs in international cricket .
Karthik has led KKR till last season. He had a playoffs finish in 2018 but the team’s performances declined in subsequent years. Finally in the middle of IPL 2020 the KKR captaincy was hand over to Eoin Morgan.
It may be mention that Karthik has been recently seen doing broadcasting and taking part in experts panel in various virtual shows . He has already been include in the broadcasting panel of the WTC final .