Dinesh Karthik is an Indian cricketer. He was born on 1 June 1985 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. He played international cricket for Indian cricket team from 2004 to 2019 as a wicket keeper batsman.
His height is approx 5 feet 7 inches. He studied at Don Bosco School, Chennai and then at St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai. He also studied at Indian Public School in Salmiya, Kuwait.
Dinesh Karthik Best Performance
Krishnakumar Dinesh Karthik
Date of Birth
1 June 1985
Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
An apartment called The Karthik’s’ in Chennai
- Don Bosco School, Chennai
- St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
- Indian Public School in Salmiya, Kuwait
In feet: 5 feet 7 inches
Centimeters: 170 cm
Meters: 1.7 m
Inches: 67 inches
70 kg approx
- Retainer Fee: 3 crore (Indian Rupee)
- Test Fee: 15 lakh (Indian Rupee)
- ODI Fee: 6 lakh (Indian Rupee)
- T20 Fee: 3 lakh (Indian Rupee)
- IPL 11: 7.4 crore (Indian Rupee)
- Approx 44 crore (Indian Rupee)
- Non Vegetarian
- Playing sudoku
Dinesh Karthik was an Indian International cricketer who played for Indian cricket team from 2004 to 2019. He is a right handed batsman and right arm off break bowler. He play as a wicket keeper batsman in Indian cricket team. His ODI and T20 shirt number is 21.
He made his Test debut on 3 November 2004 vs Australia and his T20 cap number is 250. He made his ODI debut on 5 September 2004 vs England and his T20 cap number is 156. He made his T20 debut on 1 December 2006 vs South Africa and his T20 cap number is 4.
Dinesh Karthik is the first ever Indian cricketer to win a T20 Man of the Match award when he was playing against South Africa in 2006. In this mathc he has done batting from opening position to Number 7. He Perform very well in the 2004 domestic season and this was his career turning point.
Right-arm off break
Role in Team
Coach or Mentor
Jersey / Shirt Number
- Delhi Capitals
- India A
- India Blue
- India Under-19
- Board Presidents XI
- Tamil Nadu
- Punjab Kings
- Mumbai Indians
- Rest of India
- East Zone
- South Zone
- Royal Challengers Bangalore
- India B
- Gujarat Lions
- TUTI Patriots
- India Red
- Kolkata Knight Riders
- World XI
- Karaikudi Kaalai
- India C
- IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans
Test Cap Number
ODI Cap Number
T20 Cap Number
Dinesh Karthik Wife and Family
His father name is Krishnakumar who work as a System Analyst. His mother name is Padma who worked as a Worked in IDBI and ONGC. He has one younger brother whoes name is Vinesh.
He was married two time, once in 2007 and then in 2015. First time he was married in 2007 at The Leela Palace hotel in Chennai as per Christian rituals. His first wife name is Nikita Vanjara. Then he married on 18 August 2015 at ITC Grand Chola in Chennai as per Hindu rituals. His second wife name is Dipika Pallika who is a Squash Player.
Wife or Girl Friend
- Nikita Vanjara
- Dipika Pallikal
- Sachin Tendulkar
- Ian Botham
FAQ about Dinesh Karthik
Is Dinesh Kartik Brahmin?
Yes he is a Brahmin.
Who is wife of cricketer Dinesh Kartik?
His first wife name is Nikita Vanjara and second wife name is Dipika Pallikal.
Is Dinesh Kartik tamilian?
Yes, he was born in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
Is Dinesh Karthik retired from Test cricket?
Yes, He is retired from all cricket formats.
Is Dinesh Karthik rich?
Yes, he is a richman.
Is Dinesh Karthik good cricketer?
Yes, he is a good wicket keeper batsman.
Did DK play for Punjab?
Yes, he played domestic cricket for Punjab.
Is Dinesh Karthik married?
Yes, he is married two times. First in 2007 and second in 2015.
When did Dinesh Karthik debut in international cricket?
He made his international debut in 2004.
Are Dinesh Karthik and Murali Vijay friends?
Yes, they were friends in past but not nowadays.
Who is Dinesh Karthik father?
His father name is Krishnakumar who work as a System Analyst.
Awards and Achivements
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