Veteran Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik on Monday grew to become the fourth Indian participant to characteristic in 300 T20 matches, a feat he achieved through the IPL 2020 sport between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab in Sharjah.
Karthik joined the elusive record which includes Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma (337 appearances), Chennai Tremendous Kings captain MS Dhoni (329 appearances), and Suresh Raina (319 appearances). Virat Kohli is more likely to be the following entrant on the record having performed 292 T20 matches.
Of these 300, 192 appearances have come within the Indian Premier League the place he made his debut in its inaugural season in 2008. He has scored 3802 runs in IPL at 26.04 and a strike charge of 129.40 with 19 half-centuries. 32 appearances have come within the worldwide format between 2006 and 2019 the place he scored 399 runs at 33.3 at a strike charge of 143.5. The remaining have are available home cricket.
Nonetheless, it turned out to be a forgettable evening for Karthik who was dismissed for a duck by Mohammed Shami as his poor run of type with the bat continued this season.
Karthik, earlier within the season, resigned from the captaincy function for KKR to give attention to batting and handed over the obligation to Eoin Morgan.
KKR presently stand fourth within the factors desk with 12 factors from 11 video games.