Dinesh Karthik (C)

Born : June 1, 1985, Chennai

Nationality : Indian

Bought at : 7.4 crore

Batting Style : Right-hand bat

Bowling Style :

Role : Wicketkeeper Batsman

Dinesh Karthik carries the experience of having played as many as 168 IPL matches for five different franchises. Be it anchoring the innings in the middle overs or playing cameo at the death, our captain fantastic is a master of all situations. He was the highest scorer for us last season with 498 runs in 16 games. He has delivered every time the team needed him the most. Season 12 will be no different. His experience and leadership qualities once again will play an important role.