Kolkata Knight Riders captain Dinesh Karthik has turned 33-years old today. The right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman wicketkeeper was clinical in Kolkata Knight Riders good run in the IPL 2018 season. He was given the charge to lead the side after Gautam Gambhir was not retained by the Kolkata Knight Riders franchise.
Dinesh Karthik was also the part of ICC World XI for the charity T20 game between Windies and ICC World XI, played at the Lord’s, London on 31st May. Although it was a forgettable experience for the Indian wicketkeeper as he could manage to open his account and got out for 0. Dinesh Karthik, however, has been in great form with the bat this year. He was the saviour of the Indian team when he took India to victory against Bangladesh in the final of the Nidahas Trophy.
Wishes come pouring in for Dinesh Karthik
The good run with bat brought more good news for Dinesh Karthik after Nidahas trophy as he was nominated the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders. He was responsible in Team’s journey till the second qualifier where they lost the game to Sunrisers Hyderabad. It was still a satisfactory season for KKR and Dinesh Karthik was hailed for the role of captaincy he played and bind the team together.
On his birthday, both his Indian as well as KKR Teammates took to Twitter to wish him on his 33rd Birthday.
Here are the Birthday wishes for Dinesh Karthik on Twitter
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 1, 2018
Join us in celebrating our Skipper's birthday 🎂
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) June 1, 2018
— K L Rahul (@klrahul11) June 1, 2018
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) June 1, 2018
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) May 31, 2018
Dinesh Karthik Test career:
Scored exactly 1000 Runs!
Played exactly 2000 Balls!
Happy Birthday DK
— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) June 1, 2018
Happy birthday Dinesh Karthik! pic.twitter.com/LN86shI4cy
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) June 1, 2018
Happy birthday @DineshKarthik ! I wish you all the success this year, and loads of joy and happiness!
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) June 1, 2018
Happy Birthday Dinesh Karthik! pic.twitter.com/3ZIcrcymlr
— CricFit (@CricFit) June 1, 2018
— RVCJ Media (@RVCJ_FB) June 1, 2018
— Namma Chennai (@BeingChennaite) June 1, 2018
— TNCA (@TNCACricket) June 1, 2018
Then, Nidahas Trophy happened. And the rest is history. KKR Captaincy, mentoring the young players, doubling up as a finisher. Happy 33rd bday to one of my favourite cricketers, @DineshKarthik. Wish you have a solid 2-year run in the Indian team across all formats. #Champion
— Srini Mama 2.0 (@SriniMaama16) June 1, 2018
Wishing @DineshKarthik the happiest of birthdays. 🎂✌ May you have many more fabulous years ahead.
— Deepak Chahar (@ChaharDeepak9) June 1, 2018
Happy Birthday to the ever smiling and most positive person, @DineshKarthik bhai. May you continue to achieve a lot of success and be blessed with all the happiness. Have a great year, skipper! #HappybirthdayDK pic.twitter.com/V3hzmu8T3O
— Kuldeep yadav (@imkuldeep18) June 1, 2018