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Dinesh Kartik Biography

Dinesh Kartik Family ,Father, Mother, Siblings, and Their Names & Pictures

Dinesh Kartik’s family members 

Full Name 

Krishnakumar Dinesh Karthik 

Childhood name








(Right Hand Batsman ,Wicket keeper )

Date of Birth

1 JUNE 1985

Age (as in 2022)


Birth Place

Madrs(chennai) , tamilnadu 





House Name

The Karthik’s In Chennai


171 cm or 1.71 meters or 5 ft 7 inch

Mother’s name

Padma  ( worked in IDBI & ONGC)

Father’s name

Krishnakumar (works as System Analyst in Kuwait )


1 Younger Brother : Vinesh


1.Carmel School ,Kuwait

2.Fahaheel Al-Watanieh Indian Private School , Kuwait

3.Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School , Egmore , Chennai.



Marriage year 

First : 2007 , 2nd : 2015

Wife’s name (Spouse)

Nikita Vanjara (married:2007,Divorce : 2012)

Dipika Pallikal (squash player) (married: 2015)


2 Twin’s Boys Born to Dipika Pallikal

Children’s name

Son’s name : Kabir & Zian (birth : 18 oct 2021)

Coach Name 

Robin Singh

Jersey Number

For Team INdia : 21 ,19

For Domestic Cricket : 21 ,19


Test cricket debut : 3 Nov 2004 against Australia at Mumbai

ODI cricket debut : 5 September 2004 against England at London

T20I cricket  debut : 1 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg ,SA

Rare Facts About His Personal Life introduction 👍

Karthik first wife Nikita Vanjara fall in love with Karthik’s fellow cricketer Murali Vijay in 2007. so Dinesh Karthik and Nikita divorced in 2012 .She later married to Murali Vijay.

He participated in the dance-reality show Ek Khiladi Ek Hasina with Nigaar Khan in 2008.

Rare Facts About His Career : 

He was coached in cricket by his father, who was a first-division cricketer from Chennai.

He began playing cricket at the age of 10.

He made his  under-14 debut in early 1999 For Tamil Nadu.

Karthik made his first-class debut in late 2002 against Baroda as a wicket-keeper.

Karthik was selected for the India squad in the 2004 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh .

Played For  IPL Teams : 

2008 : Delhi Daredevils , 2011 : Kings XI Punjab , 2012,2013 : Mumbai Indians , 2015: Royal Challengers Bangalore ,2016:  Gujarat Lions, 2018-21 : Kolkata Knight Riders, 2022: Royal Challengers Bangalore

Test cricket debut : 3 Nov 2004 against Australia

Karthik made his Test cricket debut in the fourth Test between Australia and India in Mumbai in 3 Nov 2004.

ODI cricket debut : 5 September 2004 against England

Dinesh Karthik made his debut match in 5 September 2004 against England at Lord’s in the last match of ODI series, scoring just one run.

T20I cricket  debut : 1 December 2006 against South Africa

He led India to victory by hitting a six against Bangladesh in the final of the Nidahas Trophy T20 Tri series on 18 March 2018, which gives him the tag of the best finisher.

Awards and Honours : 

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