Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik recently shared his experience from 2004 ICC Champions Trophy match between India and Pakistan where he mistakenly bumped into the then Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly. During an interview on a talk show, Karthik revealed what Sourav Ganguly said to him when he accidentally bumped into him while carrying drinks for the players.
The incident occurred on September 19, 2004, when India locked horns with Pakistan at Birmingham in a Group C match. Dinesh Karthik revisited the incident on the talk show ‘Breakfast with Champions’. During the fall of a wicket, Karthik was carrying drinks for the players and he sprinted do fast that he bumped into the former Indian captain.
Revealing the incident, Karthik stated, “I was a substitute in that game and I had to carry drinks to the players. I was running towards the players to give them drinks and accidentally, I slipped and fell on Dada. He got frustrated and yelled, “Where do you get these players from, who is he?.”
Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh revealed the actual words of Sourav Ganguly as he was one of the 11 players present at the field. Yuvraj Singh wrote, “dada exact words! Kaun hai re ye pagal ! kahan se pakad ke Latien hai. in the middle of india vs pak tense game ! @DineshKarthik your hilarious @ImRo45.”