Deccan Chronicle – New Delhi: Dinesh Karthik is likely to get a shot at Test redemption — as a replacement for the injured wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha — for the one-off historic encounter against Afghanistan in Bengaluru from June 14.

Summary

  • New Delhi: Dinesh Karthik is likely to get a shot at Test redemption — as a replacement for the injured wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha — for the one-off historic encounter against Afghanistan in Bengaluru from June 14.
  • According to sources close to the selection committee, MSK Prasad and Co are looking at the England tour, where Karthik could make the cut in the longest format also.
  • It must be mentioned that Karthik was a surprise success when he played Test cricket in England in 2007.
  • Karthik had last played a Test match way back in 2010 against Bangladesh but has had a prolific first-class record with 27 hundreds and over 9000 runs.
  • In 23 Tests for India, he has scored 1000 runs with a hundred and seven half-centuries.


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