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Dinesh Karthik      

Full name Krishnakumar Dinesh Karthik

Born June 1, 1985, Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu

Current age 31 years 28 days

Major teams India, Abahani Limited, 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

Also known as Dinesh

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Krishnakumar Dinesh Karthik
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 23 37 1 1000 129 27.77 2000 50.00 1 7 132 4 51 5
ODIs 71 60 13 1313 79 27.93 1793 73.22 0 7 138 12 49 7
T20Is 9 8 2 100 31* 16.66 88 113.63 0 0 14 1 5 2
First-class 140 212 15 8003 213 40.62 13820 57.90 24 33 337 39
List A 186 164 24 5006 154* 35.75 5559 90.05 8 25 165 37
Twenty20 199 175 22 3682 90* 24.06 2884 127.66 0 18 367 99 121 44
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 23 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 71 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 140 114 125 0 - - - 6.57 - 0 0 0
List A 186 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 199 1 12 10 1 1/10 1/10 10.00 5.00 12.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v Australia at Mumbai, Nov 3-5, 2004 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v India at Chittagong, Jan 17-21, 2010 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v India at Lord's, Sep 5, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v India at Dhaka, Mar 5, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Dec 1, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I India v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet, May 11, 2010 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2002/03
Last First-class Tamil Nadu v Punjab at Dindigul, Dec 1-2, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Abahani Limited v Prime Bank Cricket Club at Dhaka, Jun 22, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Dec 1, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gujarat Lions v Sunrisers Hyderabad at Delhi, May 27, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
25 Abahani Ltd v Prime Bank Dhaka 22 Jun 2016 LA
13 Abahani Ltd v Rupganj Savar (3) 20 Jun 2016 LA
32* Abahani Ltd v Victoria SC Dhaka 18 Jun 2016 LA
109 Abahani Ltd v Mohammedan Savar (3) 15 Jun 2016 LA
26, 1c/0s Guj Lions v Sunrisers Delhi 27 May 2016 T20
26, 0c/0s Guj Lions v RCB Bangalore 24 May 2016 T20
0c/0s, 3 Guj Lions v Mum Indians Kanpur 21 May 2016 T20
1c/0s, 12 Guj Lions v KKR Kanpur 19 May 2016 T20
1c/0s, 2 Guj Lions v RCB Bangalore 14 May 2016 T20
2c/0s, 51 Guj Lions v KKR Kolkata 8 May 2016 T20
Profile

Not many would forget the sight of Dinesh Karthik in India colours, horizontal on the ground, as he stumped Michael Vaughan in 2004. It was his first dismissal as a wicketkeeper for India, but his international career never really took off. Around the time he began churning out consistent runs in domestic cricket, India had MS Dhoni at the helm and behind the stumps, so there was very little Karthik could do. A man who was an integral part of a Test series victory over England in 2007, who showed he could open the batting in spicy conditions, just could not capitalise on his second chances.

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May 27, 2016

Dinesh Karthik sweeps in the air, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Gujarat Lions, IPL 2016, Delhi, May 27, 2016

Dinesh Karthik sweeps in the air

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May 27, 2016

Dinesh Karthik walks back to the dugout after being run-out, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Gujarat Lions, IPL 2016, Delhi, May 27, 2016

Dinesh Karthik walks back to the dugout after being run-out

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May 24, 2016

Dinesh Karthik plays onto his stumps, Gujarat Lions v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2016, Qualifier 1, Bangalore, May 24, 2016

Dinesh Karthik plays onto his stumps

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Tour Results
India v England at Dharamsala - Jan 27, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
India v England at Mohali - Jan 23, 2013
India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
India v England at Ranchi - Jan 19, 2013
India won by 7 wickets (with 131 balls remaining)
India v England at Kochi - Jan 15, 2013
India won by 127 runs
India v England at Rajkot - Jan 11, 2013
England won by 9 runs
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