Bangla Hunt Desk: This time in the IPL, questions started to arise about the captaincy of Dinesh Karthik. Many demanded that Dinesh Karthi should be replaced as captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders by England's World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan. And this demand took a more extreme shape after Kolkata's loss against Delhi Capitals. One of the main reasons for KKR's loss in that match was Dinesh Karthik's poor captaincy.
Not only bad captaincy but also captain Dinesh Karthik has not scored a single run in a single match in the IPL so far. Where the team should be led from the front, he has failed miserably. Even Eoin Morgan, who has been in form for several matches, went on to bat before Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik and quickly got out to put pressure on the team. After which the criticism of Dinesh Karthik can be heard on the face of Gautam Gambhir too. All these things were not going well at all for the supporters of Kolkata Knight Riders. There was a strong demand on social media to remove Dinesh Karthik from the captaincy.
And so the match against Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday was practically a litmus match for Dinesh Karthik. And Dinesh Karthik passed this test well. In this match, Kolkata Knight Riders snatched a great victory from Chennai Super Kings. Despite failing with the bat, Dinesh Karthik captained well on this day and he gave a worthy answer to the critics by winning the team.