Dinesh Karthik – who stepped aside as captain of Kolkata Knight Riders following bad form – has accounted for another failure against Kings XI Punjab in Sharjah on Monday. His series went from bad to worse when he scored a duck and was dismissed by Mohammad Shami in his first over.Also Read - FUJ vs SHA Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Hints Emirates D10 Match 5: Captain, Vice-Captain, Playing 11s- Fujairah vs Sharjah, Team News For Today's T10 Match at Sharjah Cricket Ground at 8.30 PM IST December 8 Wednesday
After edging the ball, Karthik went for the DRS straightaway. The replay showed that he had got an edge on that and had to make the long walk back to the pavilion. Also Read - No Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul; Dinesh Karthik Picks His T20 World Cup Team of The Tournament
Karthik has now got eight single-digit scores in 12 IPL games this season. His poor show drew trolls on social space as fans critcised him for his form. Also Read - IPL 2021: MS Dhoni's Special Message For CSK Fans After Sealing Playoffs Berth in Sharjah | WATCH VIDEO
Kolkata was put in to bat after Eoin Morgan lost the toss. The Knight Riders got off to a disastrous start as they lost three wickets in the first couple of overs. They now need to rebuild and get to score where they feel their bowlers can defend it in a small ground like Sharjah.