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Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik

Full Name: Dinesh NULL Karthik

DOB: 1st Jun 1985

Batting Style: Right Handed

Bowling Style:

Team:
  • India
  • India B
  • India Blue
  • India Red
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Delhi Daredevils
  • Mumbai Indians
  • Tamil Nadu
  • South Zone (India)
  • Abahani Limited
  • Gujarat Lions
  • Career Stats
    Batting & Fielding
    Format Mat Inns NO Runs Avge HS BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct st
    Tests 23 37 1 1000 27.78 129 2000 50 1 7 132 4 51 5
    ODIs 78 66 16 1470 29.4 79 2024 72.63 0 9 151 12 53 7
    T20is 10 9 2 148 21.14 48 117 126.5 0 0 19 4 5 2
    First Class 157 240 19 9242 41.82 213 15443 59.85 27 41 1164 70 379 42
    List A 205 182 29 6018 39.33 154* 6671 90.21 11 32 628 87 178 40
    T20s 219 194 25 4194 24.82 90* 3259 128.69 0 20 409 116 133 46
    Bowling
    Format Mat Inns Balls Mdns Runs Wkts Avge Eco SR BBI 4w 5w 10
    Tests 23 0 0 - 0 0 0
    ODIs 78 0 0 - 0 0 0
    T20is 10 0 0 - 0 0 0
    First Class 157 5 120 0 130 0 6.5 0/5 0 0 0
    List A 205 0 0 - 0 0 0
    T20s 219 1 12 0 10 1 10 5 12 1/10 0 0 0
    Profile

    Dinesh Karthik made his Test debut against Australia in Mumbai in the “dustbowl” November 2004 match, and made an impression both with the bat and as a frontline wicket keeper. In 2007, his strong batting technique withstood the seaming conditions in England in his role as a specialist opener.Backed by his ability to play free-flowing strokes, he not only produced three good-on-the-eye fifties but also set up a famous series win. At one point, he was rated India’s best wicketkeeper and his acrobatic stumping on one-day debut in September 2004 at Lord’s to send back England captain Michael Vaughan justified the opinion. After the emergence of MS Dhoni, he continued to play for India as a pure batsman and was an asset on the field. He was the man of the match in India’s maiden Twenty20 match against South Africa in Johannesburg in December 2006. His poor run during the last phase of his first tilt in international cricket led to his omission as Parthiv Patel and Wriddhiman Saha staked their claims. Karthik continues to score heavily in domestic cricket and can still claim a spot in the national team. He was a part of Delhi Daredevils for the first three seasons of IPL, after which Kings XI Punjab picked him up. In 2012, he was transferred to Mumbai Indians.

    Last Updated:1st Apr 2016 Author:Sidhanta Patnaik
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