Dinesh Karthik

Cometh the moment, cometh the man - This saying was proven true by the wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik in the final of the T20I tri-series against and Bangladesh in March, 2018. At 32, Karthik has seen his ups-and-downs in his career. He was one of the many wicketkeepers who were tried out by former India captain Sourav Ganguly during his reign. But with the arrival of MS Dhoni, the opportunities became limited for him for India. But the Tamil Nadu batsman

alsmost made it count whenever he was given the opportunity. On the back of a solid domestic season, and good performances in the IPL over last couple of years, the wicketkeeper has found a way back to the Indian side- a second coming for him. In 79 ODIs he has scored, 1, 4956 runs at an average of 29.92. He has also scored 1,000 Test runs in 37 innings at 27.78. In 2018, he will lead Kolkata Knight Riders as the captain.

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India vs Australia: Door still ajar for Dinesh Karthik's flight to World Cup

Despite batting lower down the batting order, Dinesh Karthik has contributed whenever he has got an opportunity and has guided the team over the finishing line on multiple occassions.

This Indian team can bounce back from defeats immediately, says Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik said that India's performances in their recent tour of New Zealand showcased the team's ability to take defeats in their stride.


I genuinely believed that I could hit a six, says Dinesh Karthik on refusing single in final over loss against New Zealand

With 16 runs required in the final over, Dinesh Karthik shocked everyone when he declined Krunal Pandya for a single on the third ball.

India vs New Zealand 3rd T20I: Twitterati blast Dinesh Karthik for being overconfident and refusing final over single

With 16 runs required in the final over, Dinesh Karthik shocked everyone when he declined Krunal Pandya for a single on the third ball.

Dinesh Karthik takes stunning catch despite stumbling on boundary rope; inspires memes

Dinesh Karthik redeemed himself from letting go of a Tim Seifert catch in the 11th over to take a stunner to dismiss Daryl Mitchell in the 15th.

India vs Australia: My role is to bat at number six and finish games, reveals Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik said that the Indian team management has identified the role of a finisher for him.


Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik has no plans of quitting first class cricket, wants to claim title for Tamil Nadu

The dashing wicketkeeper-batsman, who enjoyed a good 2018 including his heroics in the Nidahas Trophy final in Sri Lanka, said it was a phenomenal year.

India vs Pakistan: When Fakhar Zaman's 'rapper' style, Dinesh Karthik's nickname caught Sunil Gavaskar's attention

The legendary opener Sunil Gavaskar has always been very touchy about how players treat their jerseys and caps

Hardik Pandya finds 'No. 1 love' in Dinesh Karthik; Dipika Pallikal has a witty response

Hardik Pandya shares a special bond with wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik among the Indian team members.

India vs England: Excited but nervous on return to Test cricket in England, says Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik has been named as the first-choice wicketkeeper for India in the Test squad against England, with Wriddhiman Saha ruled out due to injury.

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Dinesh Karthik does it in style, India win Nidahas Trophy 2018

India survived late drama in a pulsating final to clinch the Twenty20 tri-series after Dinesh Karthik smashed the final ball for a six to secure their thrilling four-wicket victory against a gallant Bangladesh side on Sunday.

Hitched: Sports stars who tied the knot in 2017

Many sports stars including Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, football captain Sunil Chhetri, football legend Lionel Messi and tennis star Serena Williams got married in 2017.