I don't practice too much: Dinesh Karthik

It is not the case that Dinesh Karthik has finished off the match like this only in this match. After playing several such cameo innings in this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), this wicket-keeper batsman got a chance in the national team after a long time. It is not easy for all batsmen to bat as bravely as he did. There are very few batsmen who can come in and bat like Karthik.

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Hosts India leveled the three-match T20I series against Australia in a curtailed 8-over match on Friday night. 10 runs were needed in the last over. Then Dinesh Karthik went on strike. who had not yet faced any ball. But at that time the first two balls – he hit a six and a four to win the match. It was proof that this right-handed batsman who has an international career of 18 years has become a great finisher for India in the shortest format of cricket.
It is not the case that Dinesh Karthik has finished off the match like this only in this match. After playing several such cameo innings in this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), this wicket-keeper batsman got a chance in the national team after a long time. It is not easy for all batsmen to bat as bravely as he did. There are very few batsmen who can come in and bat like Karthik.
The 37-year-old batsman explained at the end of yesterday's match how he has made himself so consistent. Karthik said, "I have been practising over a period of time for this, and I have been doing it for RCB and I am happy doing it here. It is a consistent routine over a period of time.”
He also said that success is achieved by doing something intelligent without practicing too much, "When I get off time, I get a lot of scenario practice. Vikram Rathour and Rahul Dravid have also been accommodating of how I want to practice, and what shots I want to practice. I have been very specific about it, I don't practice too much, I just keep it as specific as possible."
India lost to Australia in the first match of the series. In the second match yesterday, Rohit Sharma's team beat Australia by 6 wickets to level the series 1-1. The match started two and a half hours late as the field was wet. The over of the match was cut to 8 overs. Jasprit Bumrah returned to the Indian team yesterday after two months of injury.
Rohit won the toss and decided to bowl early. Batting first, Australia scored 90 runs for 5 wickets in 8 overs. In reply, the Indian captain played an unbeaten 20-ball match-winning innings of 46 runs with 4 sixes and 4 fours. India won by 6 wickets with 4 balls in hand.
At the end of the match, Karthik also praised the innings of the captain. He said, "Rohit Sharma played brilliantly. I got two balls, so I just tried my best there. To play such shots against the new ball, against top-class new ball bowlers, is not easy. It shows why Rohit is such a big player in world cricket, not only Indian cricket. His ability to play against fast-bowling is second to none and that is what makes him truly special."