Hindustan Times – The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) selectors ended the second wicket-keeper debate by picking Dinesh Karthik in the 15-member squad for the ICC World Cup 2019 on Monday.

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  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) selectors ended the second wicket-keeper debate by picking Dinesh Karthik in the 15-member squad for the ICC World Cup 2019 on Monday.
  • Was it the right decision to pick Dinesh Karthik over Rishabh Pant?
  • It was, in fact the 21-year-old’s keeping skills that let him down and pretty much forced the selectors to go for Karthik.
  • That’s the reason we went with Dinesh Karthik,” after a brief selection meeting which also included Indian captain Virat Kohli at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai on Monday afternoon.
  • We all were in unison that either pant or DK will come in only when Mahi (MS Dhoni) is injured,” MSK Prasad said after the squad was announced.


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