“Always Been Enamoured By Him”: Dinesh Karthik Picks This Tennis Star As Someone He Would Take Out For Lunch

“Always Been Enamoured By Him”: Dinesh Karthik Picks This Tennis Star As Someone He Would Take Out For Lunch

File photo of Dinesh Karthik© BCCI

Dinesh Karthik Three years later, the Indian T20I team is back as they are part of the squad for the ongoing five-match T20I series against South Africa. The right-handed batsman made a comeback due to some strong performances in IPL 2022 where he scored 330 runs in 16 games for Royal Challengers Bangalore at a strike rate of 183.33. In the first T20I in Delhi, Karthik faced only two balls, he remained unbeaten on 1.

Ahead of the second T20I in Cuttack on Sunday, Karthik played a “this or that” game and the video was uploaded on the BCCI’s official Twitter handle.

During the session, the 37-year-old was asked who he would like for lunch – favorite filmstar or sports star? To this, he replied: “Roger Federer. I’ve always been impressed with him, the way he takes himself, both on and off the field.”

When asked to choose between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, Karthik said: “Messi. They are slightly different. I enjoyed watching him very little.”

When asked to choose between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the wicketkeeper-batsman said: “I think Federer.”

Between tea and coffee, Karthik chose first. When asked to choose between Instagram and Twitter, he chose the latter.

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In the first T20I between India and South Africa, the latter ended the winning side as they chased down 212 for seven with five balls to spare.

Rossi van der Dawson (75 *) and David Miller (64 *) took the Proteas to the line with an unbeaten stand of 131 for the fourth wicket.

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