Drafted into India’s World Cup squad as a back-up wicket-keeper, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Dinesh Karthik feels focus will be back on IPL now that the selectors have picked the 15-man team for the showpiece event.
“Now that the team has been picked all those have been part of team have been announced, I think the focus back on IPL. I think everything is back on track,” Karthik told reporters on the eve of their IPL clash against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Eden Gardens.
“All the players are looking forward to a clean slate of games and some good cricket being played in the next few rounds. It’s a fabulous tournament to be a part of, every franchisee is giving everything they have to you, so lift that coveted trophy.”
“RCB are a very good team and we’re all aware of it. I think every game is going to be important in this space of the tournament and taking one game at a time and giving the best that we can,” he said.