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Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 29 years 123 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 Insights on test 42 82 3 2754 186 34.86 5668 48.58 6 12 280 5 36 0
ODIs Insights on odi 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 131 225 19 9492 212 46.07 16387 57.92 31 39 1080 22 143 1
List A 104 97 6 2838 120 31.18 3860 73.52 4 16 275 11 47 0
T20s Insights on t20 24 23 0 288 50 12.52 281 102.49 0 1 38 1 11 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 42 3 102 66 1 1/31 1/31 66.00 3.88 102.0 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 131 19 514 301 3 1/6 1/6 100.33 3.51 171.3 0 0 0
List A 104 3 22 32 2 2/13 2/13 16.00 8.72 11.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 24 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, Nov 17-19, 2012 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele, Aug 12-14, 2017 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 India at Pallekele, Aug 12-14, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Colombo v Galle at Colombo (RPS), Apr 29, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Sri Lanka A v Ireland at Colombo (SSC), Feb 4, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Sinhalese Sports Club v Sri Lanka Army at Colombo (RPS), Jan 23, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/30, 4, 16 Sri Lanka v India Pallekele 12 Aug 2017 Test # 2269 Insights on
1/31, 25, 141 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 3 Aug 2017 Test # 2267 Insights on
2, 97 Sri Lanka v India Galle 26 Jul 2017 Test # 2265 Insights on
25, 49 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Colombo (RPS) 14 Jul 2017 Test # 2263 Insights on
9 Galle v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 29 Apr 2017 LA
2 Kandy v Kegalle Colombo (PSS) 31 Mar 2017 LA
9 Kandy v Jaffna Colombo (CCC) 29 Mar 2017 LA
110* Kandy v Nuwara Colombo (Moors) 21 Mar 2017 LA
7, 126 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 15 Mar 2017 Test # 2254 Insights on
30, 32 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Galle 7 Mar 2017 Test # 2252 Insights on
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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Aug 14, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne watches his outside edge pouched by slip, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, 3rd day, Pallekele, August 14, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne watches his outside edge pouched by slip

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Aug 13, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne tries to evade a bouncer, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, 2nd day, Pallekele, August 13, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne tries to evade a bouncer

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Aug 6, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne flays one off the back foot, Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day, Colombo, August 6, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne flays one off the back foot

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