Dinesh Karthik Dropped for Australia ODIs & Twitter Isn’t Pleased

Young Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul have found a place in the 15-member squad for the five-match series.

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Dinesh Karthik walks back to the pavilion after being dismissed in an ODI.
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Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has been dropped from the ODI team for the Australia series, BCCI announced on Friday, 15 February. Instead, young Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul have found a place in the 15-member squad for the five One Day Internationals, starting 2 March.

This series serves as the final ODI series that the Men in Blue will play before the all-important ICC World Cup in England this year. And Karthik seems to have missed the bus to a much younger Pant, who is considered to be the future of Indian cricket and heir apparent to Mahendra Singh Dhoni behind the stumps.

A majority of the Twitter users however did not seem pleased with the decision to drop Karthik. Here’s what they had to say.

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