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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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5 best catches by wicket-keepers in IPL history
5 best catches by wicket-keepers in IPL history
A look at some of the IPL's best catches by players behind the stumps.
Panchal, Karthik star as India Red take control of match
Panchal, Karthik star as India Red take control of match
Dinesh Karthik and Panchal both scored centuries.
Five Indian players who should be considered for the ODI and T20I series against Australia
Five Indian players who should be considered for the ODI and T20I series against Australia
NOTE: This list does not feature the players who played in the India-Sri Lanka series.
Abhinav Mukund to miss the inaugural match of Duleep Trophy
Abhinav Mukund to miss the inaugural match of Duleep Trophy
The India Red skipper did not join his team for the opening match
Chepauk Super Gillies claim TNPL 2017 after beating Albert TuTi Patriots
Chepauk Super Gillies claim TNPL 2017 after beating Albert TuTi Patriots
In the process, Super Gillies also ended TuTi Patriots' 13-game winning streak.
Dinesh Karthik credits Tamil Nadu's limited-overs success for his India comeback
Dinesh Karthik credits Tamil Nadu's limited-overs success for his India comeback
The Indian international was part of Tamil Nadu's victorious Vijay Hazare Trophy and Deodhar Trophy side.
Chennai Super Kings is my home team. I would love to play for them, says Dinesh Karthik
Chennai Super Kings is my home team. I would love to play for them, says Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik has played for five different IPL teams but not CSK
Tamil Nadu Premier League 2017: All you need to know about TNPL 2017
Tamil Nadu Premier League 2017: All you need to know about TNPL 2017
With the second edition of the tournament about to get underway, here's all you need to know.
Dinesh Karthik wishes to play Tests for India under Virat Kohli
Dinesh Karthik wishes to play Tests for India under Virat Kohli
The wicket-keeper batsman also expressed his wish of playing for CSK in the IPL next year.
Ishant Sharma shares hilarious tale of first meeting with his wife and Indian basketball star Pratima Singh
Ishant Sharma shares hilarious tale of first meeting with his wife and Indian basketball star Pratima Singh
The Indian cricketer revealed that he mistook his future wife for a Basketball score-keeper the first time he met her.
5 things India did wrong to lose the one-off T20I
5 things India did wrong to lose the one-off T20I
India were terrible. Here is why.
Stats: Evin Lewis records highest T20I score while chasing
Stats: Evin Lewis records highest T20I score while chasing
Here are some interesting numbers from the solitary T20I between West Indies and India.
West Indies vs India 2017: Rating the Indian players
West Indies vs India 2017: Rating the Indian players
Ratings the Indian players on a scale of 1-10.
Win in fifth ODI very satisfying, says Virat Kohli
Win in fifth ODI very satisfying, says Virat Kohli
Let's all pat India on the back for a 3-1 victory against a second-string, inexperienced West Indies.
Tamil Nadu Premier League 2017 Schedule, Complete Time table, Match Timings, PDF Download
Tamil Nadu Premier League 2017 Schedule, Complete Time table, Match Timings, PDF Download
The 32 matches will be played across three different venues, with the final at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
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