Dinesh Karthik made his international debut in England in 2004. Sourav Ganguly was the captain of the team at that time. In the South Africa series, Karthik played under the captaincy of Rishabh Pant. Meanwhile, he also played cricket under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag, Anil Kumble, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma. This is also the record of playing under the captaincy of most captains.
Also played under the captaincy of Afridi
In 2018, the match between West Indies and ICC World XI was played at Lord’s. Dinesh Karthik was part of the World XI in that match. Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi was the captain of the team in that match. Coming to bat at number four, Karthik became a victim of Samuel Badree in 5 balls without opening the account.
Hardik will be the 12th captain
The Indian team will play T20 matches in Ireland on 26 and 28 June. For this Hardik Pandya has got the command of the team. Dinesh Karthik is also a part of the team. Karthik will play international matches under the captaincy of the 12th captain as soon as he gets on the field for the first match. In the debut match of 37-year-old Dinesh Karthik, none of the players who were in the playing XI are still active in international cricket. At the same time, Karthik is the oldest player in the current Indian team. Players like Dhoni and Raina, who made their debut after him, have also retired.