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Dinesh Karthik, Who Debuted Before Dhoni, Said Goodbye To IPL After 16 Years!

Sangeeta Viswas
1 month ago

IPL 2024: Dinesh Karthik, Who Debuted Before Dhoni, Said Goodbye To IPL After 16 Years! RCB’s journey in IPL 2024 came to a disappointing end after their loss to RR in the Eliminator. But that’s not all! RCB’s star wicket-keeper batsman, Dinesh Karthik, dropped a bombshell after the match – he’s retiring from the IPL!

A Glorious 16-Year Career

Karthik started his IPL journey back in 2008 with the Delhi Daredevils. Over 16 incredible years, he donned the jerseys of a whopping 6 teams:

  • Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals)
  • Gujarat Lions
  • Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings)
  • Mumbai Indians
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore

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Dinesh Karthik, Who Debuted Before Dhoni, Said Goodbye To IPL After 16 Years!

Records Galore For DK

Karthik didn’t just play, he dominated. Here are some of his mind-blowing records:

  • The second player to play over 250 IPL matches (only behind MS Dhoni)
  • First wicket-keeper to score over 4,000 runs
  • Part of the elite club of wicket-keepers with 100+ dismissals
  • 10th highest run-scorer in IPL history
  • 22 explosive IPL fifties
  • One of the best finishers in IPL history, known for his late-overs batting magic

More Than Just Records

Karthik’s contribution goes beyond stats. He played a key role in KKR’s IPL win in 2018, was RCB’s leading run-scorer in 2022, and even represented India in T20Is.

Dinesh Karthik, Who Debuted Before Dhoni, Said Goodbye To IPL After 16 Years!

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The End of an Era

Karthik’s retirement marks the end of an era. He was a phenomenal finisher, a skilled wicket-keeper, and a true inspiration. We salute him for his incredible IPL career!

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