In a game filled with disappointments for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik endured a moment of unwanted history. Karthik, known for his agility behind the stumps, suffered a golden duck, making it his 17th in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Ed Mumbai Indians’ captain Rohit Sharma to claim the record for the most number of ducks in the tournament.
It had been a topsy-turvy season for Rohit Sharmawho had held the dubious record with 16 ducks. Surprisingly, the MI skipper had registered multiple ducks in this very season However, Karthik’s dismal performances this season allowed him to quickly catch up and overtake him. Both players, known for their pro lific batting abilities , found themselves caught in a streak of unfortunate dismissals that hindered their run-scoring contributions.
Sharing the third position on the ignorant list are Mandeep Singh and Sunil Narinewith 15 ducks each in the IPL. These talented cricketers have experienced their fair share of struggles in certain matches, resulting in the unfortunate outcome of walking back to the pavilion without scoring a run.
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For RCB, this latest blow only added to their woes, as the team’s campaign came to a disappointing end in the race for the playoffs. Despite displaying moments of brilliance throughout the season, RCB ultimately failed to secure a spot among the top teams vying for the title. The elimination from the playoffs race served as a bitter pill to swallow for the team and its passionate fans, who had high hopes for a successful campaign.