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Dinesh Karthik Biography & Latest News

Dinesh Karthik Biography

Krishna Kumar Dinesh Karthik (KKDK) is a wicketkeeper-batsman for the Indian Cricket team. He made his debut for the Indian cricket team in 2004 and has been a regular member of the team for varying periods since then, including a stint in 2007 as a specialist opening batsman and non-wicket-keeper. Rising through the junior ranks, Karthik made his first-class debut in late-2002 for Tamil Nadu as a 17-year-old, and was dropped in his first season. He fought his way back into the team and after playing for India at the 2004 Under-19 World Cup, made his ODI and Test cricket debut in late-2004. Karthik was the regular wicket-keeper in Tests, making rare appearances in ODIs. After donning the mantle of an opener for Tamil Nadu and raising himself to the standard of a specialist batsman at domestic level, he was recalled to the national squad as a batsman in late-2006. Following India's elimination from the first round of the 2007 Cricket World Cup, Dinesh Karthik became a non-wicket-keeping opening batsman in the Test team and regularly played ODIs, batting in the middle order. He made his maiden Test century against Bangladesh and then was India's leading scorer in the Test tour of England,

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