India played against Australia in the second T20I at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, on Friday. The weather conditions were extremely windy and the cloudy weather at MCG, only made the atmosphere colder. The weather was so cold during the entire time that many Indian players were seen wearing sweaters as they strode out to take the field!
The breeze at the Melbourne Cricket Ground saw the weather get colder as and how the game progressed. However, during the gameplay, it was Dinesh Karthik who caught the fans’ eyes. The wicket-keeper batsman who was fielding in the deep, was seen sporting a beanie. India vs Australia 2018 Video Diaries: Virat Kohli Obliges Fans With Autographs Ahead of 2nd T20I at Melbourne.
In no time, the pictures of Dinesh Karthik wearing the cold-preventing sweater-cap went viral on social media. Jokes, funny memes, and picture messages were widely circulated. Here’s the collection of tweets posted by users online.
1. Not only you, but all of us!
— Edgbaston pigeon (@lol_guard) November 23, 2018
2. The curious case of Mumbaikars in the winter!
— Vinesh Prabhu (@vinshyprabhu) November 23, 2018
3. Is he the first player to do so? Well, we wonder too!
Dinesh Karthik must be the first player to take a catch in an international in Australia wearing a beanie! #AUSvIND
— Alister Nicholson (@AlisterNicho) November 23, 2018
4. All he needs is a Beanie!
Dinesh Karthik doesn't need Whiskey, Rum or scotch on a cold night, all he needs is a beanie...🙈🙈😂 pic.twitter.com/3a9XnYk9aW
— Kashyap💥/👑SreeFan..🏏 (@Kashyaplahariya) November 23, 2018
Earlier, India won the toss and elected to bowl first. Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismissed Aaron Finch early, and since no was coming back from, for the Austrian team. Krunal Pandya, and Khaleel Ahmed who drew criticism in the last match, bowled excellently. KL Rahul Slammed by Netizens for His Poor Performance During Ind vs Aus 1st T20I.
Only Glenn Maxwell, Ben McDermott, and Natan Coulter-Nile showed some resistance from the Aussie camp. Their significant contributions became the reason why Australia could post a par score on the scoreboard.
Australia were tottering for 132/9 in 19 overs, before the rain halt play. There were several brief pauses during the innings break, due to frequent rain interruptions. Stay tuned with us for the latest updates about India vs Australia 2018-19 series!