Analysis: India’s current wicket-keepers

Analysis: India’s current wicket-keepers

Sinchan Saha

Modified Nov 23, 2022 9:52 AM IST

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The India playing XI in all cricket formats has been the subject of much debate. Questions were raised regarding the selection of the team following India’s disappointing exit from the T20 World Cup 2022. There were a lot of opinions from cricket experts and fans about whether Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Kl Rahul, or Sanju Samson should be in the Indian T20I team.

Here’s an analysis of India’s wicketkeepers:

KL Rahul

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Kl Rahul has played 16 matches in 2022 and has scored 434 runs. His average is 28.93 and he has smashed 6 fifties so far.

Rishabh Pant

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Rishabh Pant has played 24 matches in 2022 and has scored 353 runs. His average is 22.06 and he has smashed 1 fifty so far.

Dinesh Karthik

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Dinesh Karthik played 28 matches in 2022 and scored 287 runs. His average is 20.50 and he has smashed 1 fifty so far.

Ishan Kishan

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Ishan Kishan has played 15 matches in 2022 and has scored 466 runs. His average is 31.06 and he has smashed 3 fifties so far.

Sanju Samson

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Sanju Samson has played 6 matches in 2022 and has scored 179 runs. His average is 44.75 and he has smashed 1 fifty so far.

Let’s look at their performances in the previous three matches as well:

KL Rahul

  • IND vs ENG – 5 runs (10 November 2022)
  • IND vs ZIM – 51 runs (6 November 2022)
  • IND vs BAN – 50 runs (2 November 2022)

Rishabh Pant

  • IND vs NZ – 6 runs (20 November 2022)
  • IND vs ENG – 6 runs (10 November 2022)
  • IND vs BAN – 3 runs (6 November 2022)

Ishan Kishan

  • IND vs NZ – 36 runs (20 November 2022)
  • IND vs WI – 11 runs (7 August 2022)
  • IND vs ENG – 8 runs (7 July 2022)

Dinesh Karthik

  • IND vs BAN – 7 runs (2 November 2022)
  • IND vs SA – 6 runs (30 October 2022)
  • IND vs NED – Didn’t bat (27 October 2022)

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Sanju Samson

  • IND vs WI – 15 runs (7 August 2022)
  • IND vs WI – 30 runs (6 August 2022)
  • IND vs IRE – 77 runs (28 June 2022)