IPL 2017: In the match against Kolkata Knight Riders, Dinesh Karthik unveiled his switch hit. As the Gujarat Lions were looking to maximise their score in the last over, Karthik played this shot off fast bowler Trent Boult. He sent the third ball for a four and managed to hit the fourth one reverse. Shuffling across the stumps, he was able to send it for another boundary.
Karthik made made 47 off 25 balls, with 6 fours and 2 sixes. Along with Raina who scored 68 runs off 51 balls, Karthik took the Lions to a good total of 183.
The Gujarat Lions scored 183 in their 20 overs, yet the Knight Riders sealed a victory courtesy Lynn’s and Gambhir’s superb partnership. Lynn managed an amazing 93 runs off 41 deliveries while Gambhir was not out on 76 off 48 balls. Watch the video here:
VIDEO: Dinesh Karthik’s Pre-meditated Switch Hit