IPL 2021: Yuvraj Singh has a special message for KKR’s Dinesh Karthik on his birthday- India and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vice-captain Dinesh Karthik turned a year older on Tuesday. His fans and teammates took to the micro-blogging site to wish on his 36th birthday. A number of stars cricketers- Yuvraj Singh, Shreyas Iyer, Wasim Jaffer, Harbhajan Singh, among others wished Dinesh Karthik on this
Yuvraj Singh had a special message for Dinesh Karthik as he turned 36. “Be less hyper this year,” Yuvraj wrote along with a birthday message.
Happy birthday @DineshKarthik god bless buddy ! Be less hyper this year 🤪🧟♀️ 🎂 🎉
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 1, 2021
Former India cricketer Vinod Kambli felt that the right-handed batsman should not only be remembered for his Nidahas Trophy heroics. Notably, Karthik had slammed a last-ball six to win the final against Bangladesh to clinch the title.
IPL 2021: Kambli, Iyer and Wasim Jaffer wished Dinesh Karthik on his birthday.
“While everyone remembers his Nidahas Trophy Final innings, don’t forget that he has the 2nd best strike-rate for Indian batsmen in T20Is. Wishing you a very happy birthday,” he wrote on Twitter.
While everyone remember’s his Nidahas Trophy Final innings, don’t forget that he has the 2nd best strike-rate for Indian batsmen in T20Is. Wishing you a very happy birthday @DineshKarthik.
— Vinod Kambli (@vinodkambli349) June 1, 2021
DC skipper Shreyas Iyer also shared a post in which he can be seen shaking hands during toss in an IPL match.
— Shreyas Iyer (@ShreyasIyer15) June 1, 2021
Punjab Kings batting coach Wasim Jaffer shared a throwback picture with Dinesh Karthik holding a trophy.
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) June 1, 2021
2⃣0⃣0⃣7⃣ ICC World T20-winner 🏆
2⃣0⃣1⃣3⃣ ICC Champions Trophy-winner 🏆
1⃣5⃣2⃣ intl. games & 3⃣1⃣7⃣6⃣ intl. runs 👍
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 1, 2021
Our rock, our backbone, the one and only Dee Kay Anna! 💜
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) May 31, 2021
Dinesh Karthik had scored 123 runs in 7 matches of IPL 2021 for his franchise. He will next be in action in IPL 2021 Phase 2 in UAE that will commence in September. With Eoin Morgan doubtful for the remaining matches, Karthik is likely to take the leadership role for KKR.
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