About Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik is a 33 years old Indian cricketer. He is wicketkeeper-batsman who made his international debut at young age after rising from U-19 cricket team. While he has remained a regular member of the Indian team for varying periods of time throughout the last decade, he failed to fix his place in the team due to inconsistent performance in domestic and international cricket.
Early lifeKrishna Kumar Dinesh Karthik was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India on June 1, 1985 to parents Krishna Kumar and Padma. He has also one younger sibling, a brother named Vinesh. Talking about the education of Dinesh Karthik, he has attended Fahaheel Al-Watanieh Indian Private School, under Delhi Public School. Dinesh Karthik developed love towards cricket from an early age, he was trained by his father only, who was also a first division cricketer from Chennai in his time.
CareerDinesh Karthik first started his career by playing cricket domestically; he was selected for the Under-19 team at the age of 15 years and 3 months, but later lost the position due to poor performance. He regained his place in the U-19 team the following season and was subsequently promoted to the Under-22 team, making a strong case for his selection to the senior team in the 2002–03 seasons. He secured his place in Indian team for the 2004 U-19 World Cup, which was held in Bangladesh. The Indian U-19 team reached the semifinals of the tournament. Talking about Karthik’s international career, he debuted in test format on November 3, 2004, in ODI format on September 5, 2004 and in T20 format in December 2006.
Dinesh Karthik played for Delhi Daredevils in the first three installments of Indian Premier League and later was bought by Kings XI Punjab in 2011. He joined Mumbai Indians in the next season and helped the team to its first ever title win in 2013 by scoring 510 in the season.For the 2018 edition of IPL, he was appointed captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders
Personal LifeDinesh Karthik was first married to his wife, Nikita Vanjara. They tied the wedding knot in a private and confined ceremony, where limited people were present on December 27, 2017. Although they parted ways, as Nikita have alleged relations with other cricketer, Murli Vijay.
For the second time, Dinesh Karthik tied the nuptial knot with Indian squash player, Dipika Pallikal in year 2015.
Dinesh Karthik is active on social media. He has huge fan following on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Net WorthAs per information and said resources, Dinesh Karthik’s net worth is estimated to be somewhere around $5 million.