A file photo of Dinesh Karthik.(AFP)
A file photo of Dinesh Karthik.(AFP)

Dinesh Karthik to lead Tamil Nadu for Vijay Hazare tournament

Chief selector M Senthilnathan told PTI that Karthik was chosen keeping his experience in mind and his ability to motivate the players, having led various teams, including the KKR in the IPL.
By Press Trust of India | Chennai
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 08:31 PM IST

Veteran batsman-wicketkeeper K Dinesh Karthik, who was part of the Indian squad for the ICC World Cup in England, was on Monday named captain of the Tamil Nadu team for the Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day cricket tourney to be played at Jaipur from September 24 to October 16.

This was announced by the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association’sState Senior Selection Committee.

Chief selector M Senthilnathan told PTI that Karthik was chosen keeping his experience in mind and his ability to motivate the players, having led various teams, including the KKR in the IPL.

“Karthik has been picked because of his experience and leadership skills. He has led at various levels, including for KKR in the IPL and that will be handy,” he said.

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