Dinesh Karthik Height, Age, Net Worth, House, Affairs, Biography

Dinesh Karthik was born as Krishna Kumar Dinesh Karthik on 2 June 1985, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Earlier he lived in Kuwait along his father Krishna Kumar. He began playing cricket at the age of 10. He was taught by his father, who was a first-division cricketer from Chennai. He has gone through very tough training under his father’s guidance. After scoring 314 runs at 46.42 in eight matches, he was promoted to the Under-22 team and made 78 runs at 39.00 in five matches. Karthik was rewarded with selection for South Zone, which represents the country’s south, in the Under-19 zonal competition. Apart from the cricket career, he also took part in the dance reality show Ek Khiladi Ek Hasina partnering with Nigaar Khan.

Dinesh Karthik is an Indian wicket keeper-batsman who made his debut in 2004. He was a batsman in his junior career, but turned to wicket-keeping in order to improve his future prospects. He has made his first-class debut in 2002 for Tamil Nadu. Karthik was the regular wicket-keeper in Tests, making rare appearances in ODIs. He has done his maiden Test century against Bangladesh and then became India’s leading scorer in the Test tour of England. He helped India to win their first series in England in 21 years.

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Dinesh Karthik Height, Age, Net Worth and Biography

Dinesh Karthik Biography 
Born Name Krishna Kumar Dinesh Karthik
Nick NameDK
Age (as in 2017)32 Years
Profession Indian Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)
Height & Physical Stats
Height in Feet/Inches5’ 7”
Height in Centimeters170 cm
Height in Meters1.70 m
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Weight in Kilograms66 kg
Weight in Pounds145 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 3 November 2004 vs Australia in Mumbai
ODI- 5 September 2004 vs England in London
T20- 1 December 2006 vs South Africa in Johannesburg
Coach/MentorRobin Singh
Jersey Number#19 (India)
#19 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamsIndia, Delhi Daredevils, Gujarat Lions, India A, India Blue, India Under-19s, Indian Board President's XI, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Zone, Tamil Nadu
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleOff-break
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstPakistan
Records/Achievements (main ones)- 1st Indian to win the T20I Man of the Match award against South Africa in 2006.
- He has done batting from opening position to No. 7.
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 June 1985
Age (as in 2017)32 Years
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Gemini
Profile ImageDinesh Karthik
SchoolDon Bosco School, Chennai
St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
Indian Public School in Salmiya, Kuwait
UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
Father nameKrishna Kumar (System Analyst)
Mother namePadmini Krishnakumar (IDBI and ONGC)
Brother name1
Sister nameN/A
ControversiesIt 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
Marital StatusMarried
Wife nameNikita Vijay (2007–2012)
Dipika Pallikal (2015, Squash Player)
Affairs WithNikita Vijay
Dipika Pallikal (Squash Player)
Ex-GirlfriendsNikita Vijay
Dipika Pallikal (Squash Player)
Girlfriends NameNikita Vijay
Dipika Pallikal (Squash Player)
Favourite & Hobbies
HobbiesPlaying sudoku and reading
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar and Ian Botham
Bowler: R Ashwin
Favourite ColorNot Known
Favourite Actor Rajnikant, Surya, Dhanush and Abhishek Bachchan
Favourite FoodButter chicken
Net Worth & Salary (approx.)
SalaryNot known
Net WorthNot known
Contact Address
AddressChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Phone/Mobile NumberNot known
Social Media ProfileFacebook
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