Dinesh Karthik (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Wedding

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 (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Wedding

Dinesh Karthik Biography

Real Name Krishna Kumar Dinesh Karthik
Nickname DK
Profession Cricketer (Batsman and Wicketkeeper
Physical Stats & More
Height 5’7″
Weight 66 Kg
Hair Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Personal Details
Date of Birth 1-Jun-85
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
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
College Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Father Krishna Kumar
Mother Padmini Krishnakumar (IDBI and ONGC)
Sister N/A
Brother 1
Marital Status Married
Spouse/Partner Nikita Vijay (2007 – 2012) Dipika Pallikal (2015, Squash Player)
Children Not Known
Net Worth Not Known
Salary 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
Religion Hindu
  • 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 (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Wedding

Batting Career Statistics
COMPETITION TEST ODI T20I IPL
MATCHES 23 75 10 152
HS 129 79 48 86
50 RUNS 7 9 14
100 RUNS 1
TOTAL RUNS 1000 1466 148 2903
AVEG 27.78 297.92 21.14 24.81
STRIKE RATE 50.0 73.19 126.64 126.52
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Dinesh Karthik Batting & Fielding Averages

Career M In R NO HS Avg BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Test 23 37 1000 1 129 27.77 2000 50.00 1 7 132 4 51 5
ODIs 75 64 1466 15 79 29.91 2003 73.19 9 151 12 51 7
T20s 10 9 148 2 48* 21.14 117 126.4 19 4 5 2
World Cup

Dinesh Karthik (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Wedding

Dinesh Karthik Official Accounts

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/dinesh91karthik/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/DineshKarthik

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/dk00019

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