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Dinesh Karthik Biography & Latest News

Born : June 1, 1985

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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,

Dinesh Karthik Latest News & Articles

Wriddhiman Saha ruled out of the Test series; Dinesh Karthik to replace him
Wriddhiman Saha ruled out of the Test series; Dinesh Karthik to replace him
BCCI released a statement regarding Saha's injury and added that the BCCI medical team will monitor his progress.
Top 5 wicket-keeper batsmen in IPL history
Top 5 wicket-keeper batsmen in IPL history
These wicketkeepers have the best statistics for wicketkeepers in the history of the IPL.
2018 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Karun Nair and Dinesh Karthik star for their respective sides
2018 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Karun Nair and Dinesh Karthik star for their respective sides
A round-up of the day's action from the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy
2018 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Dinesh Karthik and Washington Sundar star for Tamil Nadu 
2018 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Dinesh Karthik and Washington Sundar star for Tamil Nadu 
Notable contributions from Mayank Agarwal, Stuart Binny and Abhimanyu Mithun helped Karnataka beat Goa by 49 runs.
Top 5 IPL Auction blunders of all time
Top 5 IPL Auction blunders of all time
A look at some of the most expensive duds in IPL history.
Basil Thampi has ammunition for T20 success: says Dinesh Karthik
Basil Thampi has ammunition for T20 success: says Dinesh Karthik
The 24-year-old had earlier impressed West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo with his exploits in the IPL for Gujarat Lions.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Dinesh Karthik confident of sealing number four spot in ODI team
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Dinesh Karthik confident of sealing number four spot in ODI team
The 32-year old is eyeing a consistent showing in the upcoming series against Sri Lanka.
Ravi Shastri's timely advice has helped me: Karthik
Ravi Shastri's timely advice has helped me: Karthik
Karthik is someone who has played against multiple captains including Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni and now Virat Kohli.
Returning to India side harder than making debut, says Dinesh Karthik
Returning to India side harder than making debut, says Dinesh Karthik
The 32-year-old ended his three-year hiatus from ODIs in July 2017.
India vs New Zealand, 2017 ODI series: 5 talking points
India vs New Zealand, 2017 ODI series: 5 talking points
This series witnessed a typical see-saw battle, with India emerging as the winners
This could be Dinesh Karthik's chance to seal his position in the ODI team
This could be Dinesh Karthik's chance to seal his position in the ODI team
Dinesh Karthik's time to make his mark on ODI cricket might finally be here
India vs New Zealand 2017: Sourav Ganguly and Harbhajan back Dinesh Karthik to fill No. 4 spot
India vs New Zealand 2017: Sourav Ganguly and Harbhajan back Dinesh Karthik to fill No. 4 spot
The former Indian stars are impressed by Karthik's match-winning knock in the Pune ODI.
Losing 3 wickets early put us under pressure: Santner
Losing 3 wickets early put us under pressure: Santner
India batsman Shikhar Dhawan (68) and Dinesh Karthik (64) struck timely half centuries as India chased the target without much fuss.
India vs New Zealand 2017, 2nd ODI: 5 things we learnt from the match 
India vs New Zealand 2017, 2nd ODI: 5 things we learnt from the match 
India rebounded from a shock loss at Mumbai to level the series.
India vs New Zealand 2017: 5 Indian players to watch out for
India vs New Zealand 2017: 5 Indian players to watch out for
These players will have more than a point to prove.
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