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Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik

Born June 1, 1985 Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Age 30 Years, 3 Months, 1 Days
National Side India
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling -
Batting Rank
Bowling Rank
Teams Played India, India A, India Blue, India Emerging Team, Indian Inv XI, India Red, Rest of India, South Zone, Bangalore, Mohali, Delhi, Mumbai, India, Tamil Nadu
Man of the Match Test - 0, ODI - 2, T20I - 1, IPL - 4, CL - 0,
Career Span 2004 - 2010, 2004 - 2014, 2006 - 2010, 2008 - 2015, 2009 - 2013,

MS Dhoni’s gain, it can be debated, was Dinesh Karthik’s loss. As a wicket-keeper batsman looking to be India’s reply to Gilchrist, Karthik had all the ingredients to be a reliable hand in both departments. With the willow, his technical nuance was evident.

Dinesh Karthik OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 233711000129 v BAN17132427.7750.00515
ODI 716013131379 v SA07 1381227.9373.22497
T20I 98210031* v SA0014116.66113.6352
IPL 12210612220786 v DEL092185723.47123.986923
CL 1312327874 v CHE02231530.88131.1332

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w5wAvgE/RS/R
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T20I 0 0000000000
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Dinesh Karthik AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Australia 1 2 0 14 10 0 0 3 / 0 7.00 40.00 1 1
Bangladesh 5 7 0 270 129 1 1 37 / 0 38.57 57.56 13 1
England 3 6 0 263 91 0 3 33 / 1 43.83 50.77 3 0
New Zealand 1 1 0 6 6 0 0 1 / 0 6.00 19.35 1 0
Pakistan 6 11 0 261 93 0 2 37 / 1 23.72 51.58 9 3
South Africa 3 4 1 148 63 0 1 19 / 0 49.33 40.10 14 0
Sri Lanka 2 4 0 36 20 0 0 2 / 2 9.00 65.45 4 0
Zimbabwe 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 / 0 1.00 11.76 6 0
Total 23 37 1 1000 129 v BAN 1 7 132/4 22.31 42.07 51 5

ODI

T20I

IPL

CL

Dinesh Karthik LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 14 22 1 678 129 v BAN 1 5 86 / 3 32.28 51.83 32 1
Home 9 15 0 322 93 v PAK 0 2 46 / 1 21.46 46.53 19 4
Total 23 37 1 1000 129 v BAN 1 7 132/4 26.87 49.18 51 5

ODI

T20I

IPL

CL

Dinesh Karthik YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
2004 5 6 0 97 46 v SA 0 0 16 / 0 16.16 38.33 17 2
2005 5 7 0 148 93 v PAK 0 1 20 / 0 21.14 47.43 12 2
2007 9 17 1 686 129 v BAN 1 6 89 / 2 42.87 52.60 13 1
2008 2 4 0 36 20 v SL 0 0 2 / 2 9.00 65.45 4 0
2009 1 1 0 6 6 v NZ 0 0 1 / 0 6.00 19.35 1 0
2010 1 2 0 27 27 v BAN 0 0 4 / 0 13.50 60.00 4 0
Total 23 37 1 1000 129 v BAN 1 7 132/4 18.11 47.19 51 5

ODI

T20I

IPL

CL

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
0(3) & 27(42) - v Bangladesh Jan 17, 2010
6(31) & DNB - v New Zealand Mar 26, 2009
7(11) & 20(22) - v Sri Lanka Jul 31, 2008
9(16) & 0(6) - v Sri Lanka Jul 23, 2008
24(70) & 52(67) - v Pakistan Dec 08, 2007

DINESH KARTHIK's profile

MS Dhoni’s gain, it can be debated, was Dinesh Karthik’s loss. As a wicket-keeper batsman looking to be India’s reply to Gilchrist, Karthik had all the ingredients to be a reliable hand in both departments. With the willow, his technical nuance was evident.

Proof of his underlined batting prowess is found in the fact that, even after Dhoni cementing his place as skipper-keeper, Karthik has been recalled as a specialist batsman alone. His batting ability stood the test of challenging pitches in England in 2007 where, as an opener, he recorded fifties in each of the three Tests to aid India in a historic series victory.

Beyond 2007, Dhoni’s rapid success soon sidelined Karthik.But for his lapse in concentration, the Chennai-born keeper would have made greater waves. As time progressed, selectors looked to hone Karthik’s batting abilities alone and fit him in the interim as a specialist batsman, aside from being Dhoni’s stand-in behind the sticks. Still, his role was limited to playing second fiddle and continuous stop-starts stunted his progress on a personal front, while, along with Parthiv Patel, he became proof of India’s embarrassment of riches in talent behind the stumps. He was picked up by Mumbai for the 5th edition of the Indian T20 league as a specialist wicket-keeper but sent shockwaves in the cricketing world when he was grabbed for a whopping 12.5 crores by the Delhi franchise for the 7th edition of the Indian T20 League.