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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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.


Had a man-to-man conversation: Dinesh Karthik says dispute with Andre Russell resolved

July 28, 2020 8:07 am

Andre Russell had claimed that a few "bad decisions" by their team and an unhealthy team atmosphere for responsible for the poor results in 2019 campaign.

'Body in zombie mode, will need 4 weeks to achieve match fitness': Dinesh Karthik

June 06, 2020 9:41 pm

Dinesh Karthik said cricketers will have to gradually increase the intensity after resuming training.

‘Coffee kaafi mehengi padi’: Hardik Pandya on ‘Koffee With Karan’ controversy

April 27, 2020 8:54 am

Hardik Pandya caught up with Dinesh Karthik in an Instagram Live session and touched upon the subject of his controversial 'Koffee With Karan' appearance.

Dinesh Karthik has no qualms playing in empty stadiums, says 'grew up' playing without crowd

April 23, 2020 9:22 pm

Opinions are divided on whether sporting events, including the Indian Premier League (IPL), should be held behind closed doors once the Covid-19 pandemic subsides.

CSK picking MS Dhoni over me was like dagger to my heart: Dinesh Karthik

April 23, 2020 6:56 pm

Dinesh Karthik says he had been convinced CSK would pick him for the inaugural season of the IPL in 2008. He jokes that he has remained waiting for the 'elusive call' from CSK for 13 years.

Still have lot to offer in T20 format, says Dinesh Karthik

April 16, 2020 4:15 pm

Karthik, who has played 26 Tests, 94 ODIs and 32 T20s over a 15-year-career, is used to making comebacks but to make another one will be tougher than ever for the 34-year-old.

Bisla's hero moment to Jadeja's grit: CSK vs KKR clashes has seen many last-over thrillers

May 07, 2020 11:04 am

Chennai Super Kings and the Kolkata Knight Riders have had multiple gripping clashes over the past editions of the IPL, many of them ending in the last over. Here are some of the best.

Watch: Dinesh Karthik pulls off one-handed blinder in Deodhar Trophy final

November 04, 2019 5:42 pm

India B's captain Parthik Patel was sent back to the pavilion for 14 after India C's Dinesh Karthik efficiently caught an edged ball in the first slip with just his left hand in the final of Deodhar Trophy.

Five memorable performances in India vs Bangladesh T20I clashes over the last decade

November 02, 2019 8:48 pm

Bangladesh and India have played a total of eight T20Is, and the latter are yet to register their first win. They meet for the ninth time in T20Is in the first match of the upcoming series on Sunday.

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

September 25, 2019 6:46 pm

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.


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

March 18, 2018 11:57 pm

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

December 30, 2017 7:06 pm

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.