Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has made a bold prediction for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Karthik, who has not retired from cricket yet, predicted who he thinks will win the most runs and wickets at the upcoming event.
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will be held in United Arab Emirates and Oman from October 17 to 23. India was originally supposed to host the competition. However, the BCCI decided to host the event in the Middle East.
The ICC T20 World Cup will be held in the United Arab Emirates and Oman for the first time ever. South Africa, England, the West Indies, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and India had previously hosted the competition.
Dinesh Karthik played for the Indian team that won the 2007 ICC T20 World Cup. In advance of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, the Indian wicketkeeper-batsman appeared on a digital show for the International Cricket Council.
Dinesh Karthik was asked which batsman would be the most successful on that show. He picked Rohit Sharma and David Warner before adding:
“Both of them open the innings. Both of them are solid players. I would put money on either one of them. Both are very hungry.”
Dinesh Karthik makes an interesting pick for best bowler
Dinesh Karthik answered the question of who will be the best bowler at the ICC T20 World Cup in 2021. He named KKR teammate Varun Chakravarthy and said:
“My choice is a guy called Varun Chakravarthy. I feel he’s got something really special in him. If India goes all the way, I can promise you this boy that I’m speaking about will have played a major role in them moving forward in this tournament. Remember the name ‘Varun Chakravarthy’.“