Nagpur: The second T20 match between India and Australia (IND vs AUS 2nd T20) was played in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Where Team India defeated Australia and leveled it in this three-match T20 series. It had rained in Nagpur for the past few days, due to which the ground became wet, which led to the delay of the match. Due to this the match started very late and this T20 match was reduced to 8-8 overs. However, Dinesh Karthik, who is currently playing the role of finisher for India, has given a lovely message to the fans of Nagpur.
Actually, after the victory, Dinesh Karthik has made a big disclosure. He said that he was not making the difference in winning the match. Rather, he wanted the audience, who came to watch the match in Nagpur (Dinesh Karthik Message To Nagpur Fans) for the first time after 3 years, not to return with disappointment. In the post-match press conference, he said very sweet words about the fans of Nagpur.
,@DineshKarthik has a special message for the fans in Nagpur following #TeamaIndia‘s win in the 2nd #INDvAUS T20I. pic.twitter.com/NFzmubLQwa
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 23, 2022
After the victory, Karthik said, ‘When we started walking from the hotel, there were fans everywhere from there to the ground. That’s why it took us a long time to reach the ground. As many people were on the field, we knew that this was a very special moment for them. After Kovid, it would not have been possible for them to gather like this. We wanted to play matches for him.
He further says, ‘Initially we felt that it might be a bit difficult to play here but according to me both the teams showed a lot of courage. Both the teams played this match for the fans of Nagpur. The credit should be given to him, as the entire stadium was full and there was no dearth of his enthusiasm and spirit. So we are happy to play matches here. It was for the people of Nagpur.
Coming to the match, India won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first, Australia scored 90 runs in 8 overs. For Australia, Matthew Wade scored 43 runs in 20 balls. After which Indian captain Rohit Sharma got India off to a great start. However, in this match, Dinesh Karthik played the role of a finisher and gave India victory by hitting a six and a four in the last over. With this, both the teams are now on equal footing in the three-match T20 series.