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Indian wicket-keeper batsman


Krishnakumar Dinesh Karthik is a wicketkeeper-batsman who has made his debut for the Indian cricket team in 2004 and has been a regular member of the team for varying periods since then, including a stint in 2007 as a specialist opening batsman and non-wicket-keepter. Karthik was a batsman in his junior career, but turned to wicket-keeping in order to improve his future prospects. Throughout his career, Karthik has been criticised for unreliable glovework symptomatic of a non-specialist wicket-keeper.

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 We did not bowl as good as we should have been. Chasing 200 plus is always difficult. But it is not that we were not be able to chase 200 plus. The Royal Challengers Bangalore did it a few days back. 
— Dinesh Karthik on losing to Mumbai Indians by 98 runs in the 2010 IPL / March 17, 2010
 Our batters did not bat well and could just score 120-odd. That was disappointing. Credit also should be given to Mumbai bowlers. They bowled really well. So we did not bat as well as bowl as we would like to be, 
— Dinesh Karthik on losing to Mumbai Indians by 98 runs in the 2010 IPL / March 17, 2010
 He is in bad condition but I don't want to speculate on his injury. I don't know the reason of his injury. The team management will announce tomorrow at a press conference how long he will be out of action, 
— Dinesh Karthik on Gautam Gambhir's injury / March 17, 2010
 It is good that CSK captain MS Dhoni will not be there. But we also lost a player our captain today. 
— Dinesh Karthik on their next match against Chennai Super Kings / March 17, 2010
 It was difficult to set field for Tendulkar. That happened in my first match as captain. They were having 10-11 runs per over and it was difficult to set field. Moreover, with slow over-rate in mind. I had to keep running and tell the bowlers the strategy. It was difficult for me as I was the wicketkeeper and had to ensure that time is not lost, 
— Dinesh Karthik admitting that it is difficult to set a field to Sachin Tendulkar / March 17, 2010

 Dhoni was injured while playing. The same for Gambhir. They can not do anything. This can happen anytime to any player. I hope all the players will be all right before the T20 World Cup. 
— Dinesh Karthik when asked whether Dhoni's and Gambhir's injuries are a concert to Indian team ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup / March 17, 2010
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