London: Dinesh Karthik, the Indian batsman who started the new innings as a commentator, was quick to notice. For the star to get the applause of the fans for his explosive performance in his debut in the commentary box.
Days later, Karthik is now in controversy. The actor is currently in controversy over a swear word. Karthik has been criticized for making sexually explicit remarks in the commentary box during the second ODI between England and Sri Lanka.
“Bats are like a neighbor’s wife,” Karthik said. Many fans took to social media to criticize the remark.
Dinesh Karthik, who was on the panel of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the World Test Championship final, was applauded by fans on his debut. The match, which was often interrupted by rain in overcast weather, brought the latest weather-related information to fans and earned the nickname Weatherman. It was after this that Karthik jumped into controversy in the next series itself.
Karthik is a member of Sky Sports ‘commentators’ panel for the series between England and Sri Lanka. An analysis by Karthik during the match opened the door to controversy. Karthik used the controversial metaphor to explain that most batsmen prefer to use other’s bats than their own.
‘Most of the batsmen are not so fond of their own bats. They are more interested in other people’s bats. Bats are like a neighbor’s wife. They always seem to be the better ‘- this was Karthik’s remark. Karthik was later criticized by fans.