Dinesh Karthik Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More


Dinesh Karthik KKR

About Dinesh Karthik



Name: Dinesh Karthik
Profession: Cricketer
Age: 36 Years
Wife: Dipika Pallikal
Nationality: Indian
Date of Birth 01 June 1985 [1]wikipedia
Age (Current) 36 Years
Religion Hinduism
Present Address An apartment called The Karthik’s’ in Chennai
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Physical  Stats

Height 5 Feet 7 Inch
Body  38 – 30 – 14
Weight 65 Kg
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black


Father : Krishnakumar

Mother :  Padma

Brother : Vinesh

First Wife (m. 2007–div. 2012) : Nikita Vanjara

Second Wife (m. 2015-present) : Dipika Pallikal

Personal Life

School Don Bosco School, Chennai
St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
Indian Public School in Salmiya, Kuwait
College N/A
Educational Status N/A


2002: First Class Debut
2004: Played in Under 19 World Cup, ODI and Test Debut
2006: T20 Debut
2007: Played in 2007 ICC World Cup and 2007 ICC World Twenty20
2008: Made his IPL Debut
2009: Made captain of Tamil Nadu Ranji Team

Relationship & more

Affairs Nikita Vanjara
Dipika Pallikal (Squash Player)

Favorite Things

Food Butter chicken
Actor/Actress Actors: Rajnikant, Surya, Dhanush, and Abhishek Bachchan
Films Bollywood: N/A
Hollywood: N/A
Musicians A.R. Rahman
Coach/Mentor Robin Singh
Domestic/State Team Abahani Limited, Albert TUTI Patriots, Delhi Daredevils, Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Zone, Tamil Nadu
Nature on field Calm
Hobbies Playing sudoku, Reading, Swimming, Travelling
Cricketer Batsmen: Ian Botham
Bowlers:  R Ashwin
Favourite Shot Cover
Tennis Player Roger Federer
Sport Cricket

Money Factor

Salary Retainer Fee: ₹3 crore
Test Fee: 
₹15 lakh
ODI Fee: 
₹6 lakh
T20 Fee: 
₹3 lakh
IPL 11: 
₹7.4 crore
Total Income $11 million


International Debut ODI 3 November 2004 against Australia at Mumbai
Test 5 September 2004 against England at London
T20 1 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg
Jersey Number  21, 19 (India)
 21, 19 (Domestic)
Career Turning Point Performance in the 2004 domestic season.
Favorite Shoot Cover [2]IMDB
Matches 26 94 32 167
Runs scored 1,025 1,725 399 9,620
Batting average 25.00 30.21 33.25 40.93
100s / 50s 1/7 0/9 0/0 28/43
Top score 129* 79 48 213
Balls bowled 120
Wickets 0
Bowling Average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in the match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 5/76 64/7 14/5 387/45

Some unknown facts about



1 wikipedia

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