Dinesh Karthik Wiki | Biography| Height| Age| Weight| Girlfriend| Caste| Profile| Family

Dinesh Karthik Wiki | Biography| Height| Age| Weight| Girlfriend| Caste| Profile| Family: Dinesh Karthik is an Indian cricketer, he was born on 1st June 1985 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is a Right handed wicketkeeper Batsman. He was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for a price of 7.4 crores for this season of the IPL i.e. IPL 2018. Also, for the first time in his IPL career, he going to lead a team as he will be the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders.

Dinesh Karthik

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Dinesh Karthik Bio

Real NameKrishna Kumar Dinesh Karthik
NicknameDK
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Right-hand Batsman and Wicket-keeper)
Fav Food Non-vegetarian
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm

in meters- 1.70 m

in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg

in pounds- 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 38 inches

- Waist: 30 inches

- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 3 November 2004 against Australia at Mumbai

ODI- 5 September 2004 against England at London

T20- 1 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg
Coach/MentorRobin Singh
Jersey Number#21, 19 (India)

#21, 19 (Domestic)
Domestic/State TeamAbahani Limited, Albert TUTI Patriots, Delhi Daredevils, Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Zone, Tamil Nadu
Records (main ones)• The first ever Indian cricketer to win a T20I Man of the Match award, against South Africa in 2006.

• He has done batting from opening position to No. 7.
Career Turning PointPerformance in the 2004 domestic season.
Date of Birth1 June 1985
Age (as in 2017)32 Years
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolDon Bosco School, Chennai

St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai

Indian Public School in Salmiya, Kuwait
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather- Krishnakumar (Worked as a System Analyst)

Mother- Padma (Worked in IDBI and ONGC)

Brother- Vinesh (Younger)

Sister- N/A
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin
AddressAn apartment called The Karthik’s’ in Chennai

HobbiesPlaying sudoku, Reading, Swimming, Travelling
ControversyIt was believed that there was a love triangle between Karthik, his Ex-wife Nikita and cricketer Murali Vijay as it was said that she cheated on him with Murali Vijay.
Favourite Cricketer(s)Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar and Ian Botham

Bowler: R Ashwin
Favourite Tennis PlayerRoger Federer
Favourite FoodButter chicken
Favourite Actor(s)Rajnikant, Suriya, Dhanush
Favourite MusicianA.R. Rahman
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNikita Vijay

Dipika Pallikal (Squash Player)
Wife/Spouse(s)Nikita Vanjara (2007–2012)



Dipika Pallikal (2015, Squash Player)

Marriage Date18 August 2015 (with Dipika Pallikal - as per Christian rituals)



20 August 2015 (with Dipika Pallikal - as per Hindu rituals)

Marriage PlaceChristian- The Leela Palace hotel in Chennai

Hindu- ITC Grand Chola in Chennai
ChildrenSon- None

Daughter- None
Car CollectionPorsche 911 Turbo S
Salary (as in 2018)Retainer Fee: ₹3 crore

Test Fee: ₹15 lakh

ODI Fee: ₹6 lakh

T20 Fee: ₹3 lakh

IPL 11: ₹7.4 crore
Net Worth₹44 crore

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dinesh Karthik

  • Dinesh was born into a Tamil Brahmin family with a sporting background as his father was a first-division cricketer for Chennai.
  • During his childhood, he and his family lived in Kuwait for some years where he started playing cricket by watching English County Cricket matches on TV.
  • Cricketer Murli Vijay is married to his Ex-wife Nikita.
  • He is a huge car lover.

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