Konda Bhaskar Arun Karthik (born 15 February 1986 in Walajapet, Tamil Nadu) is an Indian cricketer, who currently plays for Assam and was a member of the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad. Karthik is a right-hand batsman and leg-spin bowler. He is now a Wicket-keeper batsman for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Karthik made his List A debut for Sri Lankan side Badureliya Sports Club in November 2007, scoring 38. He was an ever-present in the Badureliya one-day team during the 2007-08 season and finished as their highest runscorer.In November 2008 Karthik made his first-class debut for Tamil Nadu against Karnataka, opening the innings he scored 149, sharing in a 246-run stand with Vidyut Sivaramakrishnan.His brilliant final ball six against Southern Redbacks sealed a semifinal spot for Royal Challengers Bangalore in CLT20 2011 brings him in the limelight.