IND v SA 1st T20I: “Bad attitude by Hardik Pandya,” all-rounder denying Dinesh Karthik strike infuriates netizens

Dinesh Karthik made his come back to the Indian team nearly after three years when he played in the earlier ODI world cup.


Dinesh Karthik had a phenomenal season in the IPL and that proved to be a base for his return to the International cricket nearly after three years. The Indian wicket-keeper batsman has been at a peak for his ability to finish matches. He has been roped in to bolster Indian batting for the upcoming T20 world cup. However, during the India v South Africa 1st T20I match, Hardik Pandya, who returned with a phenomenal finish, couldn’t indeed fete Dinesh Karthik’s return as the all-rounder denied Karthik a strike.

Arguably, Hardik seemed in top form while scoring 31 runs off 12 balls. Dinesh Karthik who entered the arena during the 19th over, couldn’t play an impactful inning. Hardik took it upon himself to wrap up the Indian total. This, however, enraged the netizens and the all-rounder was at receiving end to get slammed.