Krishna Kumar Dinesh Karthik is an Indian wicketkeeper-batsman. He was born on 1 June 1985. He made his debut in 2004 since then he is a member of Indian cricket team.
He started playing cricket as a Batsman then turned to wicketkeeper for better future. He made his first-class debut in 2002 for Tamilnadu. Let’s know more about him –
Dinesh Karthik Biography
|Real Name||Krishna Kumar Dinesh Karthik|
|Profession||Cricketer (Batsman and Wicketkeeper|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Date of Birth||1-Jun-85|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|School||Don Bosco School, Chennai St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai Indian Public School in Salmiya, Kuwait|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Mother||Padmini Krishnakumar (IDBI and ONGC)|
|Spouse/Partner||Nikita Vijay (2007 – 2012) Dipika Pallikal (2015, Squash Player)|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Debut||Test – 3 November 2004 Vs Australia in Mumbai ODI – 5 September 20014 Vs England in London T20 – 1 December 2006 Vs South Africa in Johannesburg|
- His father used to play cricket for Chennai.
- Due to his inconsistent performance, he is replaced by MS Dhoni in 2004.
- His Ex-Wife is married to Cricket Murali Vijay.
- His second wife, Dipika Pallikal is a squash champion.
- Daniel Vettori once gifted him his award (motorbike) during IPL.
- Dinesh Karthik made his maiden Test century against Bangladesh and then was India’s leading scorer in the Test tour of England.
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Dinesh Karthik Batting & Fielding Averages
Dinesh Karthik Official Accounts
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