Dinesh Karthik’s Heroic Comeback: Cheated by Wife with Best Friend, Depression, Downfall & More

Dinesh Karthik Comeback Story

Dinesh Karthik stopped playing cricket and was in depression but has overcome depression and has given a blasting opening on the cricket field.  The love triangle is not something that only happens in the Bollywood industry but in other industries too.

If we talk about the sports fields then an amazing cricket player Dinesh Karthik had been cheated on by both his first wife, Nikita Vanjara , and a friend Murali Vijay. He did, however, give life a second chance by marrying Dipika Pallikal, his story is not less than a Bollywood film.

Dinesh Karthik’s comeback to cricket

Due to his divorce from first wife Nikita, Dinesh was not playing and giving his best in the matches. But after his second marriage, he is happy again and made a marvelous comeback.

Dinesh Karthik made his T20I debut in India’s 1st match against South Africa in Johannesburg in December 2006. Karthik scored an undefeated record of 31 in that match and was named Player of the Match.

On Friday (17 June 2022), Karthik notched his first half-century in the format, a blistering 27-ball 55 runs, hitting nine fours and two sixes at a strike rate of 203.7 in Rajkot. He was also involved in a crucial 65-run stand-off with Hardik Pandya with 33 balls to set up India’s 82-run thrashing of South Africa and set up a thrilling series finale on Sunday.

Therefore, Karthik broke MS Dhoni’s record for the oldest Indian cricketer to score a fifty in international cricket. Former India captain Dhoni holds the world record until Friday when he scored his second T20I fifty against South Africa at the age of 36.

Dinesh Karthik statement

After four long years on the outskirts, veteran wicketkeeper-batter Dinesh Karthik said he is loving every minute of his second stint with the Indian team. Karthik has returned to the Indian team for the ongoing five-match T20I series against South Africa, and he will also play in the two T20Is against Ireland later this month.

Karthik stated ahead of the fourth T20I against the Proteas in Rajkot that his dream of playing for the Indian team has kept him going for the past decade or so.

“I’ve been looking from the outside for about three years. I’ve been thinking about how special it feels to be a part of this team.

Dinesh first marriage

Dinesh Kartik got married to his childhood friend, Nikita Vanjara in 2007. These childhood friend sweethearts were madly in love with each other but Nikita started losing interest in Dinesh Kartik after a few years.

Dinesh Karthik and Nikita Vanjara’s marital problems

After 5 years of marriage, the betrayed his trust and got into an extramarital affair with his team making Murali Vijay.

Dinesh has no idea about the scene for a long time, only during the Vijay Hazar trophy does he comes to know about their affair. He was saddened by this encounter and took the bold step to divorce his wife.

Divorce with the first wife

At the time of the divorce, Dinesh did not make any buzz or has given any statement to the media to gain the attention he quietly does all the divorce formalities and get separated from her wife.

After the divorce, the path for Murli was clear Which made way for his lady love and the duo got married in the year 2012. Nikita was pregnant with Dinesh’s wife during the divorce which didn’t affect Murali at all.

Dinesh Kartik second wife

Dinesh Karthik had found love in India’s squash queen, Dipika Pallikal, after divorce from his first wife, Nikita Vanjara, and had chosen to give their relationship a try.

Dipika initially despised Dinesh because she believed that such publicity and fame would jeopardize their careers.

Dipika and Dinesh had met formally while attending fitness classes with the same coach, Basu Shankar. Dipika’s misconceptions were dispelled after a few meetings, and the two became friends.

How did Dinesh meet Dipik?

Dipika Pallikal recalled her first meeting with Dinesh Karthik in an interview with IANS, saying: “In fact, we met for the first time five years ago at a marathon. After that, we met at the gym, and I remember leaving without even saying goodbye to him.

Dinesh and Dipika got to know each other more in the gym and gym and sports is something which had grown their interest in each other and has made them strangers to friends and close friends.

How they got married?

The world cup was won by the Indian team and Dinesh was part of it. After the world cup celebration, Dinesh proposed Dipika in London. Dinesh and Dipika made their relationship official on November 15, 2013, after exchanging rings in the presence of their family and close friends in Chennai.

Dipika Pallikal revealed their engagement in an interview with IANS, saying: that “Dinesh Karthik and Dipika Pallikal were supposed to marry in 2014. However, due to their hectic schedules, the wedding was postponed until 2015.”

Dinesh and Dipika later married in two weddings: a Christian wedding on August 18, 2015, and a Hindu-style Telugu wedding on August 20, 2015.

The couple with their twins:


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