The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday announced the Indian team for the upcoming 5-match T20I series against South Africa.
Some young players have got a chance in this team, while many senior players have also returned.
Dinesh Karthik also has a name in this list. IPL 2022 has been great for Karthik so far. The player, who played the role of finisher for the team,
has scored runs at an average of 57.40. Karthik got the gift of this wonderful performance as a return to Team India.
After the selection of the Indian team, Karthik has thanked the fans by tweeting on his social media.
Dinesh Karthik has played only 32 matches for India in his 13-year T20 career. That India played the first T20 match against South Africa in 2006 under the captaincy of Virender Sehwag.
Karthik was part of that team. In the first T20 match against South Africa, he scored 31 runs in 28 balls and was also awarded the man of the match award.
Talking about Karthik's IPL 2022 performance, in 14 matches this player has scored 287 runs at an average of 57.40 and strikerate of 191.33.
. Karthik's best score during this period has been an unbeaten 66. Karthik is the batsman with the highest strikerate this season.