Dinesh Karthik biography, age, height, wife, family, etc.

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.

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Personal Information

Name

Krishnakumar Dinesh Karthik

NickName

DK

Date of Birth

1 June 1985

Current Age

36 Years

Team

India

Country

India

Citizenship

Indian

Current City

Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

Birth Place

Address

An apartment called The Karthik’s’ in Chennai

Language

Hindi

Education

  • Don Bosco School, Chennai
  • St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
  • Indian Public School in Salmiya, Kuwait

Religion

Hindu

Caste

Brahmin

Height

In feet: 5 feet 7 inches

Centimeters: 170 cm

Meters: 1.7 m

Inches: 67 inches

Weight

70 kg approx

Hair Color

Black

Hair Style

Simple

Networth/ Salary

Salary:

  • 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)

Net Worth:

  • Approx 44 crore (Indian Rupee)

Hobbies

Playing Cricket

Food Habit

  • Non Vegetarian
  • Playing sudoku
  • Reading
  • Swimming
  • Travelling

Cricket Information

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.

Batting

Right-handed

Bowling

Right-arm off break

Role in Team

Wicket-keeper batsman

Coach or Mentor

N/A

Jersey / Shirt Number

  • 21
  • 19

Major Teams

  • India
  • 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

250

ODI Cap Number

156

T20 Cap Number

4

Test Debut

3 November 2004 vs Australia

ODI Debut

5 September 2004 vs England

T20 Debut

1 December 2006 vs South Africa

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

Parents

Father: Krishnakumar

Mother: Padma

Siblings

Brothers: Vinesh

Sisters: N/A

Children

Son: N/A

Daughter: N/A

Others

N/A

Favorites

Cricketer

  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Ian Botham

Cricket Shot/Ball

N/A

Sports

Cricket

Actor

  • Rajinikanth
  • Suriya
  • Dhanush

Actress

N/A

Food

Butter chicken

Cricket Ground

N/A

Sportsman

Roger Federer

Holiday Destination

N/A

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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Records

  • Not Available yet.

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