After the incident, Karthik smashed the next ball for a six.
Luckily, Rohit Sharma escaped any sort of injury and continued to field after a short pause.
Suryakumar Yadav was the highest scorer for Men in Blue as he smacked 61-runs in 22 balls with the help of five boundaries and as many as sixes.
Karthik made a mess out of a simple-looking catch but ultimately grabbed it.
Indian batter Virat Kohli left disappointed as he was caught short of the crease by on field umpire Virendra Sharma.
Team India got a flying start to their innings as the skipper Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul wasted no opportunity to punish South African bowlers.
Team India registered comprehensive victory in the series opener vs South Africa.
The union has said that changes to concussion protocol are needed to 'enhance' player safety.
The Uttar Pradesh born athlete was tested out of competition on September 26, 2021, after getting positive results for steroid methandienone.
Rooney revealed that he had plans to enjoy the evening with his wife as she was celebrating her 25th birthday on that day but the result of the match spoiled his mood.