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.
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Dinesh Karthik Bio
|Real Name||Krishna Kumar Dinesh Karthik|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Right-hand Batsman and Wicket-keeper)|
|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
|International Debut||Test- 3 November 2004 against Australia at Mumbai
ODI- 5 September 2004 against England at London
T20- 1 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg
|Jersey Number||#21, 19 (India)
#21, 19 (Domestic)
|Domestic/State Team||Abahani 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 Point||Performance in the 2004 domestic season.|
|Date of Birth||1 June 1985|
|Age (as in 2017)||32 Years|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|School||Don Bosco School, Chennai
St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
Indian Public School in Salmiya, Kuwait
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Krishnakumar (Worked as a System Analyst)
Mother- Padma (Worked in IDBI and ONGC)
Brother- Vinesh (Younger)
|Address||An apartment called The Karthik’s’ in Chennai
|Hobbies||Playing sudoku, Reading, Swimming, Travelling|
|Controversy||It 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 Player||Roger Federer|
|Favourite Food||Butter chicken|
|Favourite Actor(s)||Rajnikant, Suriya, Dhanush|
|Favourite Musician||A.R. Rahman|
Dipika Pallikal (Squash Player)
|Wife/Spouse(s)||Nikita Vanjara (2007–2012)
Dipika Pallikal (2015, Squash Player)
|Marriage Date||18 August 2015 (with Dipika Pallikal - as per Christian rituals)
20 August 2015 (with Dipika Pallikal - as per Hindu rituals)
|Marriage Place||Christian- The Leela Palace hotel in Chennai
Hindu- ITC Grand Chola in Chennai
|Car Collection||Porsche 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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