Indian keeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has brought in a fresh breath of air on commentary, delivering some of the most memorable lines. Dinesh Karthik started his commentary career at the ICC World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand in Southampton and made an instant impression. Hence, the veteran was at it again during the second ODI between England and Sri Lanka at The Oval on Friday.
The second One-day international between England and Sri Lanka at the Oval fans hear Dinesh Karthik compare bats and neighbour’s wives. The 36-year old clearly said on air, “Bats Are Like Neighbour’s Wife, They Always Feel Better.” Before that he remarked, “Batsmen and not liking bats, they go hand in hand. Most of the batters don’t seem to like their bats.”
Dinesh Karthik had already grabbed the limelight when during commentary, he trolled former England captain Nasser Hussain. The Tamil Nadu-born cricketer earned plenty of praises from social media users for his entertaining comments, while Harsha Bhogle also hailed him for weaving magic with words. A Twitter user even shared the clip of the match where Karthik could be heard making the said comments.
Dinesh Karthik leaves fans stumped with his commentary on ENG vs SL 2nd ODI
The second One-day international between England and Sri Lanka at the Oval fans hear Dinesh Karthik compare bats and neighbour’s wives. The 36-year old clearly said on air, “Bats Are Like Neighbour’s Wife, They Always Feel Better.”
As India take on New Zealand in the World Test Championship (WTC) final in Southampton, one Indian player caught everyone’s attention online despite not playing. Yes, Dinesh Karthik made his debut as a commentator and took social media by storm. As Indian fans couldn’t stop gushing about him, his name dominated trends on Twitter in India.
Dinesh Karthik has been praised for his eloquence and astute understanding of the game. The 36-year-old’s fashion choices have earned a cult following as well. Many commentators praised Karthik’s shirts, with his clothing choices being an amusing topic of discussion throughout his budding commentary career.
Speaking to Michael Atherton after coming on board as a commentator for the England vs Sri Lanka series recently, Dinesh Karthik admitted he was happy to move away from ICC’s formal dress code for the World Test Championship final.
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