Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders assistant instruct Simon Katich is confident that their captain Dinesh Karthik will once again excel in his unique finisher's position, creating a case for his choice in India's global Cup squad.

Karthik, who didn't play the one-dayers against Australia, is lower back in the blend after Rishabh Pant's failure to grab the risk.

asked approximately his batting position, Katich dropped a hint that the KKR skipper might use the Indian optimum League to exhibit his talent set in pressure games.


"I assume what Dinesh brings in his revel in (in crunch situations). He has played that position thoroughly for India and for us. What you will get from him down the innings. He's difficult to bowl to," Katich told journalists on Thursday.

"So he can be within the blend for the arena Cup. It'll provide the Indian selectors a tough process to choose with a lot talent round," he delivered.

He turned into all reward for young Shubman Gill, who, he though, will play throughout formats for India.

"i'm positive quite soon he could be completely in the Indian setup. He glaringly has were given talent and had a exquisite IPL closing yr."

the previous Australia left-exceeded batsman become glad that the group had a notable restricted overs collection in India.

"dropping to India in Australia turned into hard for Australians to take. Complete credit score for the manner they performed. They deserved to win," said Katich.

He become all reward for the top order.

"The pinnacle order changed into excellent specially Khawaja, Ashton Turner turned into exquisite too. Beforehand of world Cup, essential decisions are there for the selectors to take. Having Smith and Warner lower back before global Cup gives us more self assurance."

The Australian team is peaking at the proper time, felt Katich.

"Their shape hasn't been first-rate in the previous few months but international Cup cricket is all about gambling six weeks brilliantly," stated Katich, who was an necessary part of both checks and ODI aspect all through his gambling days.

"It doesn't count number what passed off previously. It's all approximately appearing under pressure conditions in knockout style. Smith and Warner may be hungry.

"they're harm with the aid of the revel in. What took place has passed off. They may come lower back hungry and if they arrive lower back firing and rest of the boys are in shape, then it will be good," he concluded.