Indian wicket-keeper batsman – Dinesh Karthik, who has taken social media by storm after his batting heroics in the final of the Nidahas Trophy 2018, playing a match-winning knock of 29 of 8 balls to help India to beat Bangladesh by 4-wicket to clinch the title for India on Sunday (18 March).
The match went on the most thrilling leg when India needed 5-runs in the last delivery to win the T20I encounter, and Karthik (29 of 8 balls) was on strike, hammering a full-length delivery from Saumya Sarkar over extra cover boundary for a six, and his that delivery won the millions of hearts on Internet.
His that match-winning knock was celebrated by everyone from cricket pundits to fans on the social media, as well as, the ‘Keeper received praise from many cricket legends on Twitter.
Following Karthik's last ball six clinched the Nidahas title for India; the fans were abuzz for Karthik, as they are making ‘Boss DK’ memes and coming up with amusing jibes on the Bangladeshi’s ‘naagin dance’ on the social media. Well, Karthik was trending on Sunday night and early Monday morning, for his last ball thriller against Bangladesh.
Meanwhile, there was one more heart-winning incident took place after the match in Colombo besides Karthik's heroics, and it was a picture which is doing rounds on the social media where famous Indian cricket fan Sudhir Sharma and a Sri Lankan fan embracing each other after India's win on the ground.
Even, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma shared this picture on his official Twitter handle with a caption, “Apart from @DineshKarthik ‘s heroics and India lifting the trophy, this ????to me was one of the best moments of the night #SportUnitesUs.”
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