Dinesh Karthik

  • IPL 7: Delhi Daredevils begin afresh with everything new 15-04-2014 05:18 PM

    The Delhi Daredevils (DD) have had an up-and-down time in the Indian Premier League (IPL) so far. They have not managed to strike a consistent note, which is one of the primary reasons why they are yet to win the title in six seasons. After a miserable 2013 season, DD...
  • Delhi Daredevils unveil new jersey for IPL 7 12-04-2014 06:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Daredevils on Saturday unveiled their brand new jersey for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier league with a tie-up with the country's largest online and mobile classifieds portal classified, Quikr. The new jersey was unveiled in the presence of captain Kevin Pietersen, vice-captain Dinesh Karthik...
  • Not eyeing IPL 7 to prove critics wrong, says Kevin Pietersen 08-04-2014 08:09 PM

    Axed from England's set-up earlier this year, Kevin Pietersen on Tuesday said he will not use the upcoming Indian Premier League to "prove anything" to his detractors. A little more than two months after being dropped from England's international set-up, Pietersen said he has already accepted the harsh reality that...
  • IPL for me is just about expressing myself, says Dinesh Karthik 08-04-2014 05:22 PM

    Dinesh Karthik grabbed eyeballs when Delhi Daredevils bought him for an astounding Rs 12.5 crore at the last IPL auctions and the Tamil Nadu stumper knows only too well that the franchise has pinned a lot of hopes on his ability to win matches. "Of course, there will be pressure....
  • Pietersen named Delhi Daredevils captain, Karthik his deputy 18-03-2014 02:11 PM

    New Delhi: England discard Kevin Pietersen will captain the new-look Delhi Daredevils during the seventh Indian Premier League while wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik would be his deputy, the team announced on Tuesday. Pietersen, a former England skipper, has been sensational in the T20s and was named 'Man of the Tournament' in...
  • India hammer Afghanistan to end a disappointing Asia Cup campaign 05-03-2014 07:14 PM

    Eliminated from the race to the final, India wrapped up their Asia Cup campaign finishing third among the five teams after a thumping eight-wicket win over lowly Afghanistan at Mirpur on Wednesday. The match was rendered dead after Pakistan's historic chase to beat Bangladesh on Tuesday, which closed out any...
  • My team showed lot of resilience, says Kohli 02-03-2014 11:12 PM

    Mirpur: India's stand-in skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday said it was a good learning experience for him leading the side and he is proud of his young team-mates, who showed amazing resilience in the lost matches against Sri Lanka and Pakistan. India are virtually out of the tournament following the...
  • Asia Cup: Virat Kohli's India open campaign against hosts Bangladesh 25-02-2014 05:47 PM

    Three things take precedence over most other in India's Asia Cup campaign this year - MS Dhoni's absence, Virat Kohli's captaincy and Cheteshwar Pujara's return to the ODIs. But topping the list of objectives will be to arrest a slide that began in South Africa and extended to New Zealand...
  • We can't take Bangladesh lightly even without Shakib: Karthik 25-02-2014 04:54 PM

    Mirpur: India stumper Dinesh Karthik feels that it will be foolish on their part if they take Bangladesh for granted considering their two premier performers Shakib-al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal are out due to various reasons. Tamim has been rested for the tournament due to neck strain while Shakib has...
  • 'Outsider' Karthik hopes to lift team spirit in Asia Cup 25-02-2014 04:36 PM

    Mirpur: Pressed into service after injury to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik today said being an "outsider", he can add a bit of freshness to India's Asia Cup campaign after the battering in recent international engagements. India will start their Asia Cup campaign with a match against Bangladesh here...
  • Asia Cup: Will Dinesh Karthik finally make his talent count? 23-02-2014 07:00 PM

    Having raked in a whopping Rs 12.5 crore in the IPL players auction recently, Dinesh Karthik got another chance to resurrect his international career as an injury to MS Dhoni has brought him back into the Indian team for the forthcoming Asia Cup. But will he make it count this...
  • Injured Dhoni to miss Asia Cup; Kohli to lead Team India 20-02-2014 07:41 PM

    India captain MS Dhoni has been ruled out of the upcoming Asia Cup tournament, to be played in Bangladesh from February 25, due to side-strain injury. Dhoni sustained a Grade I left side-strain injury during the second Test against New Zealand in the recently concluded series and will be undergoing...
  • Karthik is eager to play under Kirsten again 15-02-2014 05:50 PM

    Mumbai: Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik, who was the second-costliest buy at Rs 12.5 crore in the IPL auction at Bangalore earlier this week, is keen to play under Delhi Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten in season 7 of the T20 tournament starting April 9. "Everybody knows him as a wonderful human being...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Purse remaining with each franchise after Day 1 12-02-2014 05:19 PM

    Flamboyant allrounder Yuvraj Singh was the surprise recipient of a windfall at the IPL players' auction, fetching a record bid of Rs 14 crore from the Royal Challengers Bangalore while Dinesh Karthik also clinched a mind-boggling Rs 12.5 crore purse from Delhi Daredevils here on Wednesday. With franchises spending big...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Yuvraj top earner as 70 players sold on day one 12-02-2014 01:38 PM

    Bangalore: A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one but only 70 were sold with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the top-earner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. Delhi Daredevils, who are building their team from a scratch, bought the most...
  • IPL Auction: Dinesh Karthik gets richer by Rs. 12.5 crore 12-02-2014 11:19 AM

    Dinesh Karthik became a former Mumbai Indians player on Wednesday when Delhi bought him for a whopping Rs. 12.5 crore on day one of the 2014 IPL Players Auction in Bengaluru. Karthik came up for bidding in the second set of marquee players, after Yuvraj Singh became the most expensive...
  • Karnataka on top against Rest of India in Irani Trophy 11-02-2014 06:25 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka inched closer to winning the Irani Trophy crown after Chidambaram Gautam's brilliant 122-run knock guided them to a mammoth 606 in their first innings against Rest of India on the third day on Tuesday. The total gave Karnataka a huge first innings lead of 405 runs before they...
  • Cricketer Dinesh Karthik engaged to squash star Dipika Pallikal 29-11-2013 10:45 PM

    Chennai: Cricketer Dinesh Kathik has found his match in star squash player Dipika Pallikal as they got engaged in a private ceremony at a city hotel here. The 28-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman found his lady love, Pallikal, 22, after both ended up training under the same fitness coach here. After a one-year...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: TN in strong position after Mukund's double ton 29-11-2013 06:38 PM

    Chennai: Abhinav Mukund notched up a monumental double century while Dinesh Karthik struck a ton as Tamil Nadu declared after piling up a mammoth 565 for 8 in their Group B Ranji Trophy match against Saurashtra here on Friday. At stumps on the second day at the MA Chidambaram Stadium,...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Yashpal's 87 keeps Services in hunt against TN 29-10-2013 08:05 PM

    Yashpal Singh made an unbeaten half-century to lift Services to 245 for five in their first innings in reply to Tamil Nadu's 456 for seven declared at the end of third and penultimate day's play in a Ranji Trophy Group B match on Tuesday. Yashpal played a resolute innings of...
  • Sachin Tendulkar can carry on for long, says Dinesh Karthik 07-10-2013 07:14 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar is still as fit as a fiddle and can carry on playing at the highest level for as long as he wants to, said his Mumbai Indians team-mate Dinesh Karthik. "It is incredible that Sachin paaji looks as fit as he has ever been. His work...
  • India A clinch tri-series with 50-run win over Australia 14-08-2013 08:17 PM

    Pretoria: After three run-feasts, it was India A's bowling attack that came to the fore in a disciplined bowling performance that resulted in a 50-run win over Australia A and with it the tri-series trophy. The first half of the final at the LC de Villiers Oval on Wednesday was...
  • Australian seamers bowl India A out for 243 14-08-2013 04:35 PM

    Pretoria: After three run-feasts, India A's big hitters were reigned by an honest Australia A bowling attack in the final of the triangular series at the LC de Villiers Oval on Wednesday. Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara were removed early, Suresh Raina was not allowed to flourish and Dinesh Karthik...
  • India A tour of SA: Presenting the 16-man squad 07-08-2013 09:12 AM

    India A, led by Cheteshwar Pujara, will start their tour of South Africa in earnest when they play their first one-dayer, against Australia A, on Thursday in Pretoria. The tour, which runs from August 8-27, will act as an audition of sorts for several members of the 16-man squad considering...
  • 3rd ODI: Can Zimbabwe stop India from winning the series? 27-07-2013 12:42 PM

    Harare: Two one-sided matches later, Zimbabwe have been left with a tall mountain to climb if they are to salvage anything from this series. Beaten by six wickets and 58 runs respectively in the previous ODIs at the same venue, Brendan Taylor's team must win on Sunday before the series...
  • Dhawan, Karthik power India to 2-0 over Zimbabwe 26-07-2013 08:41 PM

    A wicket off a no-ball, several dropped catches, one controversial one that was claimed, a collapse followed by the biggest fifth-wicket partnership for India against Zimbabwe, a plucky century to Shikhar Dhawan and a stubborn rearguard from the hosts. It was an eventful ODI at the Harare Sports Club. At...
  • Champions Trophy final: India chase supremacy, England history 22-06-2013 12:34 PM

    India have another chance of asserting their supremacy in ODI cricket when they play England in the final of the ICC Champions Trophy at Edgbaston on Sunday. MS Dhoni's Blue Brigade trumped Sri Lanka in the final of the ICC World Cup just over two years ago and a victory...
  • Champions Trophy, India vs Sri Lanka: Five key battles to look out for 20-06-2013 10:10 AM

    The ICC Champions Trophy has pitted two familiar foes against each other in India and Sri Lanka in the second semi-final. Deja vu, you could say, as the giants from the subcontinent will meet for the first time in an ODI tournament since the monumental 2011 World Cup final. So...
  • Jadeja, Dhawan drive India into the semi-finals 11-06-2013 07:11 PM

    London: Ravindra Jadeja produced the best bowling figures by an Indian in the ICC Champions Trophy and Shikhar Dhawan collected his second ODI century in as many matches as India became the first team to reach the semi-finals following an eight-wicket drubbing of West Indies at The Oval on Tuesday....
  • Karthik should play against South Africa, says Gavaskar 05-06-2013 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday said that wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has "done enough" in the two practice matches to earn his place in the playing XI against South Africa in the Champions Trophy in Cardiff on Thursday. "He (Dinesh Karthik) has to play tomorrow. He has...