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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Dinesh Karthik, Navdeep Saini produce devastating performances in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Dinesh Karthik and Navdeep Saini were the two top performers in action from the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Wednesday. Among others, Shubman Gill had a disappointing campaign, while rain did not let Rishabh Pant and Yuzvendra Chahal showcase their skills.

BCCI accepts Dinesh Karthik's apology on violation of contract clauses, matter closed

Dinesh Karthik is the captain of IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders but being seen in a Trinbago Jersey, while watching the match from the dressing room.


Dinesh Karthik tenders unconditional apology after violating BCCI clause

Dinesh Karthik is the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders but being seen in a Trinbago jersey while watching the match from the dressing room forced the BCCI to issue a show-cause notice, asking why his central contract should not be cancelled.

Dinesh Karthik served showcause notice for attending CPL

Dinesh Karthik was seen wearing the Trinbago Knight Riders jersey and relaxing in the dressing room alongside Brendon McCullum during the team's first match of the season in photos which surfaced on Thursday.

Dinesh Karthik to lead Tamil Nadu in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Dinesh Karthik was chosen keeping his experience in mind and his ability to motivate the players, having led various teams, including the KKR in the IPL.

‘Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik had enough chances … selectors backed wrong players’

In an interview with The Indian Express, Sanjay Jagdale, also an ex-BCCI secretary, spoke about how the Indian team suffered from some flawed selections this term.


I remain relevant, good or bad but people still talk about me, says Dinesh Karthik

Fifteen years after making his international debut and being in and out of the Indian team, Dinesh Karthik remains a topic of discussion and therefore, "relevant", in his own words.

ICC World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli reveals why India picked Dinesh Karthik and not Rishabh Pant

With Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the undisputed first-choice wicketkeeper of the side, the selectors preferred Karthik, 33, in their 15-man squad over Pant, who is known for his swashbuckling batting.

IPL 2019: From Faf du Plessis to Dinesh Karthik, best catches of the season

Teams have players dedicated to different positions who can cover good ground whether the ball drops near the 30-yard circle or travelling like a bullet over the boundary.

IPL 2019: Business end of IPL matters a lot for Mumbai Indians, says Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians thrashed Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets to finish top of the table after the league stages ahead of CSK. Rohit Sharma described IPL as a funny tournament in which any team can beat any other on a particular day.

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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.