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Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 27 years 104 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira Cricket Dundee, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-20s School

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education St. Joseph's College, Colombo

Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 18 35 2 1204 152 36.48 2320 51.89 2 6 140 3 13 0
ODIs 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 89 146 12 6306 210* 47.05 10449 60.35 20 27 743 19 95 1
List A 99 92 5 2693 120 30.95 3652 73.74 3 16 260 10 46 0
Twenty20 20 19 0 234 50 12.31 227 103.08 0 1 31 1 9 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 18 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 89 12 241 134 0 - - - 3.33 - 0 0 0
List A 99 3 22 32 2 2/13 2/13 16.00 8.72 11.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, Nov 17-19, 2012 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, Jul 3-7, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Sri Lanka at Manchester, Jul 9, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI England v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Mar 1, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 14-16, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, Jul 3-7, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A England v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Mar 1, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sri Lanka A v Ireland at Colombo (SSC), Feb 4, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Udarata Rulers v Western Troopers at Colombo (SSC), Jun 28, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
130, 10 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Pallekele 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
28, 50 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 25 Jun 2015 Test # 2168
21, 79 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Galle 17 Jun 2015 Test # 2167
0, 54 SL Pres. XI v Pakistanis Colombo (Colts) 11 Jun 2015 Other
- Sri Lanka v England Wellington 1 Mar 2015 ODI # 3619
- Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Melbourne 26 Feb 2015 ODI # 3615
23 Sri Lanka v Afghanistan Dunedin 22 Feb 2015 ODI # 3609
14 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 14 Feb 2015 ODI # 3599
58 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Lincoln 11 Feb 2015 Other OD
46 Sri Lanka v South Africa Christchurch 9 Feb 2015 Other OD
Profile

Dimuth Karunaratne is a solid left-hand opening batsman, and another alumnus of the St Joseph's College side that produced Angelo Mathews and Thisara Perera, whom he also played with in the Sri Lanka Under-19 side. Karunaratne made his first class debut for Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) in 2008, but had a quiet first season, batting largely in the middle order.

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Jul 3, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne got to his second Test century, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 1st day, July 3, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne got to his second Test century

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Jul 3, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne struck his seventh Test half-century, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 1st day, July 3, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne struck his seventh Test half-century

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Jul 3, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne plays on the leg side, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 1st day, July 3, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne plays on the leg side

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Tour Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Jan 28, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 2 runs (D/L method)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Jan 26, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Jan 23, 2013
Australia won by 32 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Jan 20, 2013
No result
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Jan 18, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 180 balls remaining)
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