IND vs SA: Dinesh Karthik made these three big records playing stormy innings, and left Dhoni behind in this matter
India defeated South Africa by 82 runs in the fourth T20 match on the back of a stormy half-century from Dinesh Karthik (55). This is Karthik's first half-century in international T20 cricket. On the strength of these half-century innings, he made two big records in his name.
He played this stormy inning in 27 balls with the help of 9 fours and 2 sixes. With this, he has become the oldest Indian cricketer to score a half-century in T20 cricket. Dinesh Karthik achieved this big feat at the age of 37 years and 16 days.
Karthik also became the cricketer to play the biggest innings for India at number six. He broke the record of former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in this matter. Dhoni had scored an unbeaten 52 runs in the year 2018 while batting at this number. Whereas in the year 2020, Manish Pandey played an unbeaten inning of 50 runs.