Sachin Tendulkar Hails Indian Team After Emphatic Win Over Bangladesh
A perfect end, which one could call as to the last game of the Nidahas Trophy.
Dinesh Karthik turned out to be the unlikely hero for India in the final as he hit a six of the last ball of the game to win it the game.
Sachin Tendulkar was impressed with his and team India’s performance as he wrote –
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) March 18, 2018
India seemed to be in flow at the star and even before the completion of 10 overs, the Rohit Sharma led side was par a score of 80.
However, bowlers took the charge and put a brake on team India’s chase.
All this happened when Rohit Sharma was on the crease and the pressure mounted on him to go big.
India first lost the wicket of Rohit followed by that of Manish Pandey as well.
Karthik, who was demoted in the batting order, kicked off his innings with a six to blow up some hopes for win.
It was not just a fluke and he continued power hitting and scored 22 runs in first six balls he faced.
Needing 12 runs to win off the last over, India did not seem to win this when Vijay Shankar was back on the crease.
The moment he went for a big shot on the penultimate delivery, it looked like the ball will go par the boundary ropes but he was caught.
In the end, Karthik hit a flat six on the final ball to win the game for India.
In total, he scored 29* off just eight deliveries.