"It is always helpful if you start the innings with a player like Sachin. He gives you confidence and tells you how to pace your innings," Karthik said. "He was telling me to take my time and play. It was not a wicket where you can come and start playing shots. I was trying to do that."
Dinesh Karthik who is an irregular wicketkeeper of
team, has got chance with the Test team for the absence of ODI captain MS Dhoni. India ’s earlier 5 wickets downfall made difficult to overcome 224 runs. But Sachin Tendulkar and Dinesh Karthik’s strong partnership moved India in 196 runs. India