DINESH KARTHIK

  • Dinesh Karthik, Dipika Pallikal to tie the knot in mid-2015 October 8, 2014

    Squash queen Pallikal has usually been more vocal about the celebrated relationship but this time India cricketer Karthik took it upon himself to share the wedding plans. ...
  • Sports couple Dinesh Karthik, Dipika Pallikal set for mid-2015 wedding October 8, 2014

    India's popular sports couple Dipika Pallikal and Dinesh Karthik have decided to get married mid next year after almost two years of togetherness made official with their engagement last November. Squash queen Pallikal has usually been more vocal about the celebrated relationship but this time India cricketer Karthik took it upon...
  • Focussing on batting to return to Indian team: Dinesh Karthik October 8, 2014

    With a new domestic season just round the corner, out-of-favour wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik is planning to work on his batting to return to the Indian team as a specialist batsman. Karthik said on Wednesday that with Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the side, he can only be a reserve keeper, so he...
  • Big names who flopped in IPL 7 June 3, 2014

    The seventh edition of Indian Premier League has drawn to a close after six dramatic weeks, with the Kolkata Knight Riders claiming a thrilling victory over Kings XI Punjab in the final. There was much to enjoy in a competition that featured plenty of big hitting, quality spin and some...
  • Dominating Punjab reach IPL7 playoffs with 4wicket win over Delhi May 19, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab chased down Delhi Daredevils' 164 with little trouble to win by four wickets on Monday and become the first team to qualify for the IPL7 playoffs with their 9th win of the tournament, while Delhi suffered their 10th defeat and seventh in a row. After being put in...
  • IPL 7: Leaders Kings XI Punjab eye easy kill in hapless Delhi May 19, 2014

    Delhi Daredevils are down and out for the count in this edition of IPL 7, but they will redeem some of their lost pride if they manage to topple the Kings XI Punjab juggernaut on Monday. Two wins in 11 matches has left Delhi at an embarrassing last position on the...
  • IPL 7, Week4 Review: Seven days of India discards, Delhi shamed May 17, 2014

    India saw sweeping changes on its political stage during the twoday 'Counting Day' break in IPL 7, and a few of the teams, sitting in their Maharaja suites, will hope to do a Narendra Modi in the last phase of the seventh season. The league stage will culminate and the playoffs...
  • IPL 7: Smith, Raina guide Chennai to a close win over Delhi May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: After being set a daunting target of 179, Dwayne Smith made the chase an easy one with a 51ball 79 to guide Chennai Super Kings to a eightwicket win over Delhi Daredevils with two balls to spare here on Monday. The Chennai juggernaut rolled on as they registered their...
  • As it happened: Hyderabad vs Delhi, IPL 7, Match 12 April 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: After two successive defeats, Sunrisers Hyderabad look to improve their standings on the points table of IPL 7 when they take on an inconsistent Delhi Daredevils, who are expecting the return of their regular skipper and star player Kevin...
  • IPL 7: Struggling Hyderabad aim to bounce back against inconsistent Delhi April 24, 2014

    After two successive defeats, Sunrisers Hyderabad look to improve their standings on the points table of IPL 7 when they take on an inconsistent Delhi Daredevils, who are expecting the return of their regular skipper and star player Kevin Pietersen. Unlike last year, Hyderabad, beyond everybody's expectations, made the playoffs but...
  • It was a complete performance by CSK, says Dhoni April 22, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Chennai Super Kings crushed Delhi Daredevils by 93 runs to record their first win in this year's Indian Premier League and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni termed his side's outing as a "complete performance". Chennai first rode on Suresh Raina's fine half-century and a late burst from skipper Mahendra...
  • IPL 7: Chennai thump Delhi by 93 runs to register first win April 21, 2014

    Chennai Super Kings produced a clinical performance to crush Delhi Daredevils by 93 runs and register their first win in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League on Monday. Chennai first rode on Suresh Raina's fine half-century and then a late burst from skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to post a competitive...
  • As it happened: IPL 7, Chennai vs Delhi, Match 8 April 21, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After a shock defeat against Kings XI Punjab in their tournament opener, two-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings would be eager to get back to winning ways against a rejuvenated Delhi Daredevils at Abu Dhabi. Playing XI: Delhi: Mayank Agarwal, Murali Vijay,...
  • IPL 7: Delhi Daredevils begin afresh with everything new April 15, 2014

    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 April 12, 2014

    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 and...
  • Not eyeing IPL 7 to prove critics wrong, says Kevin Pietersen April 8, 2014

    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 he...
  • IPL for me is just about expressing myself, says Dinesh Karthik April 8, 2014

    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. When...
  • Pietersen named Delhi Daredevils captain, Karthik his deputy March 18, 2014

    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 the...
  • India hammer Afghanistan to end a disappointing Asia Cup campaign March 5, 2014

    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 outside...
  • My team showed lot of resilience, says Kohli March 2, 2014

    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 close...
  • Asia Cup: Virat Kohli's India open campaign against hosts Bangladesh February 25, 2014

    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 February 25, 2014

    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 been...
  • 'Outsider' Karthik hopes to lift team spirit in Asia Cup February 25, 2014

    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 on...
  • Asia Cup: Will Dinesh Karthik finally make his talent count? February 23, 2014

    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 February 20, 2014

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

    Mumbai: Wicketkeeperbatsman Dinesh Karthik, who was the secondcostliest 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 and...