Rohit Sharma-drove Group India staggered to a five-wicket misfortune as South Africa pursued down the objective of 134 with five wickets hand and two balls in excess. Nothing went appropriate for India with the bat close by, and it was just Suryakumar Yadav who showed some battle with the bat, taking India’s complete past the 130-run mark. Wicketkeeper-player Dinesh Karthik battled, as he scored 6 runs off 15 balls. Previous India player Virender Sehwag has said that Rishabh Pant ought to have played from the primary match, as he has the experience of playing in Australia and fun tracks.
This ought to have been the situation right off the bat. Rishabh Pant has played Tests and ODIs there, and has performed and he knows how to act in these circumstances. When was the last time Dinesh Karthik actually played in Australia, when has he played on such fun wickets? This isn’t a Bengaluru wicket. I said this even today that Pant ought to have been in the group rather than Hooda, Pant has the experience of playing here, Sehwag said on Cricbuzz.
Assuming Karthik is fit, they will return to him in the future. However, as per me, Rishabh Pant ought to have been in the XI all along,” he added. Dinesh Karthik additionally got harmed as he hurt his back during the game against South Africa, and it isn’t known, whether he will be fit in time for the following match.
Group India are as of now at the second spot in the Gathering 2 focuses table with four focuses from 3 matches. The side will next face Bangladesh at Adelaide Oval on Wednesday.