Dinesh Karthik Retirement / Karthik announced his retirement, was part of the World Cup winning team

Vikrant Shekhawat : Jun 01, 2024, 08:19 PM
Dinesh Karthik Retirement: While the Indian team is currently playing in the 9th edition of the T20 World Cup being jointly hosted by the West Indies and the US, veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik, who was a part of Team India in the last World Cup, has finally officially announced his retirement. Before the start of the 17th season of the IPL, Karthik had said in a statement that this could be his last season, after which all the players of the team also gave a guard of honor to Karthik after the RCB team's journey ended with a defeat in the eliminator match, after which there was speculation about his retirement, which Karthik himself has now confirmed with his post.

I thank all the fans and coaches

Dinesh Karthik wrote in his post on social media that I consider myself very lucky with the love I have received from all of you in the last few days. I want to thank all the fans for this. After a lot of thinking, now I am deciding to retire from all formats of cricket and want to move forward in other things in life. On this occasion, I want to thank all my coaches, captains, fellow players, selectors and support staff. A lot of people play cricket in our country, so I consider myself lucky that I got a chance to play for the Indian team. Let us tell you that Karthik has also posted a video with this, which shows his playing days.

Was part of the T20 World Cup 2007 winning team

In the year 2007, when the Indian team won the first edition of the T20 World Cup under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Karthik was also an important part of that team at that time. Talking about Karthik's international career, he made his debut in international cricket in the year 2004, after which he got a chance to play 26 Tests, 94 ODIs and 60 T20 International matches. Karthik has 1025 runs in Test cricket, 1752 runs in ODIs and 686 runs in T20. Karthik has scored one century during his international career which was seen in the Test format.