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 - IPL 2020: KXIP Allrounder Glenn Maxwell Responds to Virender Sehwag's 'Rs 10-Crore Cheerleader' Jibe

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 - IPL 2021: Aakash Chopra Advises Chennai Super Kings to Release MS Dhoni at Mega Auction

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 - Manoj Tiwary Picks Best XI of IPL 2020: Rohit Sharma Named Captain, Six Mumbai Indians Players in Playing XI

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.