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January 14, 2019
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Murali Karthik (cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

By Yash Mittal

Murali Karthik (Former India Cricketer)

Nickname: NA
Profession: Former Indian Cricketer
Autobiography: NA
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 5’11”
Weight (approx.): 75 Kgs
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth: September 11, 1976
Age (as on 2018): 42
Birth Place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian
School: Sardar Patel Vidyalaya
College: Hindu College, Delhi
Educational Qualifications: Bachelor in Commerce

Father: NA
Mother: NA
Sister: NA
Brother: NA
Coach/Mentor: M.K. Iqbal, Kapil Dev
Religion: Hinduism
Address: Delhi, India

Likes to play against:

Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: March 16, 2002, vs Zimbabwe at Hyderabad
ODI: February 24, 2000, vs South Africa at Mumba
T20: October 20, 2007, vs Australia at Mumbai
Jersey Number: #25 (India) #11(Domestics)
Domestic/State Team: Railways, Lancashire, Somerset, RCB, KXIP
Nature on the field: Aggressive
Favourite Shot/Ball Left-arm orthodox spin

Career Turning Point

  • Karthik ran through the famed Australian batting-order at Mumbai in 2004 and claimed seven wickets to help his team defend 105.



Hobbies: Playing Golf, Travelling, Photography and reading books.
Favourite Batsmen: Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Steve Waugh
Favourite Bowlers: Anil Kumble
Favourite Cricket Ground:
Favourite sports Commentator: NA
Favourite Food:
Favourite Actors: NA
Favourite Films: Bollywood:- Dil Chahta Hai, Hollywood:- Ben Hur
Favourite Musicians/Singers: Shankar Mahadevan
Favourite Destination: NA

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Girlfriends: NA
Wife/Spouse: Shweta Karthik

Marriage Date: September 11, 2003
Children: Not Known

Net Worth: NA
Retainer Fee: NA
Test Fee: NA
T20 Fee: NA
IPL 11: NA

Awards and recognitions

  • Karthik had a great First-Class career. He accumulated over 600 FC wickets.


  • In his early playing days, Karthik was banned from the National Cricket Academy for indiscipline.
  • He faced a lot of furore after Mankading Alex Barrow in a match in 2012.

Lesser Known Facts

  • In his early days, Karthik aspired to become a genetic engineer.
  • Before becoming an orthodox slow bowler, Karthik was a medium pacer.
  • Karthik has a penchant towards sunglasses.
  • He has also worked for PETA for various campaigns regarding animals.

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Yash Mittal

A cricket lover waiting for the next Indian cricket triumph!

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