New Delhi: The IPL 2021 Final will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders on Friday evening. This match can prove to be the last for a senior Indian player.
Karthik flop in IPL 2021
We are talking about Kolkata Knight Riders wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik, whose bat has been silent on most of the occasions in IPL 2021. Even though his team reached the final but he has proved to be the weak link of this franchise.
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Karthik’s bat did not work
Dinesh Karthik has played 16 matches in IPL 2021, in which he has scored just 214 runs at an average of 23.77 and strike rate of 131.28. In this season, not a single half-century has been scored by Karthik’s bat.
weakened the middle order
The biggest weakness of Kolkata Knight Riders in recent times has become its middle order. Dinesh Karthik has not been able to convert a good start from the openers into a big score.
Last chance for Kartik!
In the final of IPL 2021, Dinesh Karthik will have to score a big score against Chennai Super Kings, otherwise KKR will not show interest in retaining him next year. It is very possible that the other team also does not bet on them.
What will Karthik do after retirement?
The cricketer career of 36-year-old Dinesh Karthik is considered to be over, he is constantly running out of Team India. Karthik was seen doing commentary in the ICC World Test Championship. It was then that it was assumed that he had started preparing for post-retirement.
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