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IPL 2022: Dinesh Karthik’s helmet different from others- All You Need to Know



Dinesh Karthik's helmet different from others- All You Need to Know

Dinesh Karthik’s helmet different from others: The clash between RCB and RR saw the game go till the final over and seam Harshel Patel hit the winning SIX, helping RCB win by 4 wickets with five balls to spare.

However, the finisher, whose second stint with RCB began exceedingly well. After losing 4 wickets in a space of 11 balls, RCB were in all sorts of trouble at 62 for 4.

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But a 67-run partnership between Karthik and Ahmed took the match away. He got the team home in 19.1 overs and it was RCB’s second win in three matches after they had lost the season.

Dinesh Karthik’s Helmet:

A different helmet from others, Karthik does not wear a more commonly used helmet cricket batters use.

There is no special reason per se why Dinesh Karthik wears such a helmet.

The helmet is lightly weighted as compared with others, it could be the reason, but the choice of equipment mostly comes down to personal preferences.

Karthik has been seen wearing a baseball-type face protector guard on international cricket and IPL.

Even current SRH‘s batsmen Rahul Tripathi wears a similar type of batting helmet.

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Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara and former England batters James Taylor and Michael Carberry also used to wear such types of helmets back in the day.