Dinesh Kartik was bought by KKR for 7.2 CR in this year Auction
KKR finally announced their captain for this year IPl 2018. There are three names in the contention to become captain. Robin Utthapa named was moving in the fraternity to become captain. Apart from him Chris Lyn and Dinesh Karthik were the two other name for the prestigious job.
KKR think-tank surprised everyone with the decision to named DK their new captain. However, Dinesh Kartik is not new to captaincy. He has been already captained Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket. His record as captain is fabulous in T20 for Tamil Nadu domestic T20 tournament. The 32 years old wicketkeeper hold’s fantastic 72 percent win percentage in T20.
Dinesh Kartik holds a lot of experience in IPL. “He’s been involved in the tournament for 10 years and played for many franchises over the years. Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujrat Lions were the previous teams he has been played so far. But now he will feature in two times IPL winners KKR. His role becomes, even more, bigger and challenging to lead the legacy left by Gautam Gambhir.
DK played many crucial roles for different franchises in IPL. His record is also good in the shorter format of the game. He scored 2903 runs in the 152 IPL matches.