Dinesh Karthik Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Net Worth, Affair

Dinesh Karthik Wiki: Dinesh Karthik is a professional cricketer from India who currently plays for kolkata knight riders in the Indian Premier League and for Tamil Nadu in domestic matches. He bats with the wicketkeeper’s right hand. Dinesh Karthik was born on June 1, 1985, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to Padma, the wife of Chennai’s first-class cricketer Krishna Kumar. Vinesh is the younger brother of his.
He spent a portion of his childhood in Kuwait, where his father worked, where he went to Faheel Al-Watanih Indian Private School, which is part of Delhi Public School. Karthik started taking cricket lessons from his father when he was ten years old because he didn’t want his son to have to give up playing the sport for a stable job.

He scored his first century in a Test match against Bangladesh. During India’s Test tour of England, he was India’s leading scorer, helping the Indian team win their first series in England in 21 years. Since then, Dinesh has only produced a few international works, despite his usual success domestically. He captained the IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders from 2018 to 2020. Between 2020 and 2021, Karthik also occasionally worked as a commentator and pundit for the British channel Sky Sports, most notably during India’s tour of England.

Dinesh Karthik Wiki

Dinesh Karthik is a star Indian batsman who excelled as a finisher in the IPL 2022. He was born in Tiruchendur, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, on June 1, 1985. His full name is Krishnakumar Dinesh Karthik, but he is affectionately referred to as DK. His birth family relocated to Qatar. However, he later returned to India, where he received his early education. He started playing cricket when he was just 10 years old. Krishnakarthik, Dinesh’s father, once played first-class cricket for Chennai. Dinesh has learned cricket from him. Dinesh’s father was extremely dissatisfied with his son’s cricket career because his parents had never intended for him to play cricket.

Therefore, in order for him to succeed in his cricket career, his father provided him with extremely challenging training. Robin Singh, a former Indian cricket player, taught him the finer points of the game. He was selected for the Tamil Nadu under-14 team in 1999, and he went on to play for the state’s under-16 and under-19 teams. In 2002, Karthik was given the chance to play in his first first-class cricket match, making his debut for Tamil Nadu against Baroda. Due to his outstanding performance in first-class matches, he was included in the Indian under-19 World Cup squad in 2004.

Dinesh was selected for the Indian team’s tour of England in the same year, 2004, when wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel was injured and unable to participate. On September 5, 2004, against England at Lord’s, he made his ODI debut. He had a fantastic year this year, in which he was a finisher in numerous matches and led RCB to victory and the semifinals. Dinesh was selected by Team India for the home T20 matches against South Africa because of his outstanding performance. He also did well as a finisher in this series, and now it is thought that he will be in the Indian team for the T20 World Cup in Australia in 2022.

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Dinesh Karthik Wiki Details

Full Name   Krishnakumar Dinesh Karthik
Nickname DK
Date of Birth 1 June 1985
School Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School
Profession Cricketer (Batsman)
Category Trending
Official Instagram id www.instagram.com/dineshkarthik

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Dinesh Karthik Biodata

Popular for Playing Cricket in IPL & for India
Date of Birth 1 June 1985
Day Saturday
Age (as of 2023) 38 years
Birthplace Tiruchendur, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, India
Hometown Tiruchendur, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, India
Current Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu
School Carmel School
Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Egmore, Chennai
Educational Qualification Graduate
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Caste/Ethnicity Brahmin
Zodiac Sign/Star Sign Gemini
Character Wicket Keeper Batsman (finisher)
Batting Style Right Handed Bat
Jersey Number ODI: 19
Test: 19
T20I: 19
IPL: 19
Debut in International Cricket Test: vs Australia, Wankhede Stadium, (03 Nov 2004)
ODI: vs England, Lord’s (05 Sept 2004)
T20I: vs South Africa, The Wanderers Stadium (01 Dec 2006)
IPL Debut vs Rajasthan Royals, Arun Jaitley Stadium (19 Apr 2008)
Teams India U19, India U23, India A, India B, India C, India Blue, Delhi Capitals, India, Mumbai Indians, Board President XI, Tamil Nadu, Punjab Kings, East Zone, South Zone, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Gujarat Lions, Kolkata Knight Riders, WorldXI
Coach Robin Singh

Physical Appearance

Age (as of 2023) 37 years
Height centimeter: 170 cm
meter: 1.70 m
feet: 5’ 7″ inch
Weight in Kilogram 65 kg
Weight in Pounds 143 lbs
Body Measurements 38-30-14
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Dinesh Karthik’s Family Members And Their Relationship

Parents Father: Krishnakumar (worked as System Analyst)
Mother: Padma (worked in ONGC)
Siblings Brother: Vinesh
Sister: NA
Children Kabir & Zian (Twins Boys)
Wife First Wife: Nikita Vanjara (m. 2007-div. 2012)
Second Wife: Dipika Pallikal (m. 2015-Present)
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 18 August 2015 (with Dipika Pallikal as per Christian rituals)
20 August 2015 (with Dipika Pallikal as per Hindu rituals)
Marriage Place Christian marriage: The Leela Palace Hotel in Chennai
Hindu Marriage: ITC Grand Chola in Chennai
Girlfriend / Affairs With Nikita Vanjara
Dipika Pallikal (Squash player)

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Career Turning Point

He batted in five of the round-robin matches, also against Baroda, and scored 179 runs at an average of 35.80, with his highest score of 88 not out against Uttar Pradesh in his second match. At the beginning of the 2003–04 season, Karthik was recalled to the Ranji Trophy team. He had two centuries, scored 438 runs (an average of 43.80), and caught 20 balls.

Test Debut

On November 3, 2004, Dinesh Karthik made his test cricket debut against Australia in Mumbai.

ODI Debut

On September 5, 2004, Dinesh Karthik made his one-day international debut against England in London.

T20 Debut

On December 1, 2006, Dinesh Karthik made his T20 debut against South Africa in Johannesburg.

IPL Debut

For the Delhi Daredevils, Dinesh Karthik made his IPL debut. In the IPL auction of 2008, he was selected to play for Delhi Daredevils and made his debut in 2008.

Dinesh Karthik Favorite Things

  • Food – Butter Chicken
  • Actors – Suriya, Dhanush and Rajinikanth
  • Musician – A.R Rahman
  • Tennis Player – Roger Federer
  • Cricketer – Batsman- Ian Botham and Sachin Tendulkar
  • Bowler – R Ashwin

Net Worth

Salary Test: 15 lakh
ODI: 6 lakh
T20I: 3 lakh
IPL Salary 5.5 crores annually
Car Porsche 911 Turbo S
Total Net Worth 58 crores

Dinesh Karthik Social Media Accounts

Facebook @dineshdkkarthik (1.2m+ followers)
Instagram @dk00019 (1.9m+ followers)
Twitter @DineshKarthik (1.9m+ followers)
Wikipedia Dinesh_Karthik
Mobile/Phone Number Not known
Email Not Known

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