Sports news | The ultimate goal is to do well in the T20 World Cup: Karthik

Tarouba (Port of Spain), Jul 30 (PTI) Veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik, who was instrumental in India’s win against the West Indies in the first T20 International here, said his ultimate goal is to lift the upcoming T20 World Cup title in . Australia.

With his fresh innings unbeaten 41 off just 19 deliveries at the Brian Lara Stadium, Karthik once again did a superb job as a finisher to drag India to a solid 190 for six as the visitors batted first.

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Shifts turned out to be extremely crucial.

“These are little tick boxes that we need to have at the moment. But the ultimate goal is to do well in the T20 World Cup,” Karthik told teammate Ravichandran Ashwin on BCCI Television.

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The 37-year-old, who made his debut for India way back in 2004, was full of praise for the Rohit Sharma-led Indian team.

“I think this is a very different team and I’m enjoying the line-up. There’s a lot of calm around the captain and the coach, a lot of credit goes to them,” added Karthik.

In an international career spanning nearly 19 years, Karthik was part of the Indian teams that won the T20 World Cup in 2007 and the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013.

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from the Syndicated News channel, the most current staff did not need to edit or edit the body of the content)

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