RR vs KKR, IPL 2021: Dinesh Karthik adds another feather to his cap, completes 1,000 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders- KKR batsman Dinesh Karthik has achieved another milestone in the IPL. He completed 1,000 runs for KKR while playing against Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Saturday. Unfortunately, he departed for just 25 runs off 24 deliveries. He smashed four boundaries in his short stay at the crease.
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) April 24, 2021
Dinesh Karthik is one of the leading run-scorers in IPL. He has scored over 3,900 runs in the IPL with the help of 19 half-centuries. The 35-year-old has also smashed over 100 sixes in IPL and he is on the verge of completing 400 boundaries in the cash-rich league.
In the previous match, Karthik played a crucial role in the run chase against Chennai Super Kings and helped KKR get close to victory. It was coupled with excellent innings by Andre Russell and Pat Cummins. Karthik, in particular, smashed 40 runs off just 24 balls with the help of 4 fours and 2 sixes. He also played an excellent unbeaten inning for KKR while playing against Sunrisers Hyderabad in his opening match of IPL 2021.
Unfortunately, he failed to deliver in a couple of matches against RCB and MI where KKR ended up losing the contest.
Dinesh Karthik in IPL 2021 (1st 4 matches)
|KKR vs Super Kings||40 off 24||0c/1s||21-Apr-2021|
|KKR vs RCB||2 off 5||0c/0s||18-Apr-2021|
|KKR vs Mum Indians||8* off 11||1c/0s||13-Apr-2021|
|KKR vs Sunrisers||22* off 9||1c/0s||11-Apr-2021|
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