Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 28 years 276 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 36 70 3 2200 186 32.83 4461 49.31 4 11 234 4 28 0
ODIs 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 121 205 18 8681 210* 46.42 14798 58.66 28 38 1003 21 128 1
List A 100 93 5 2708 120 30.77 3685 73.48 3 16 262 10 47 0
Twenty20 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 36 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 121 17 424 240 2 1/6 1/6 120.00 3.39 212.0 0 0 0
List A 100 3 22 32 2 2/13 2/13 16.00 8.72 11.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 24 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, Nov 17-19, 2012 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Jan 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 Sinhalese Sports Club v Colts Cricket Club at Katunayake, Jan 20-23, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Nondescripts Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (RPS), Dec 24, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sri Lanka A v Ireland at Colombo (SSC), Feb 4, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sinhalese Sports Club v Sri Lanka Army at Colombo (RPS), Jan 23, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
125, 4 Sinhalese v Colts Katunayake 20 Jan 2017 FC
0, 50 Sri Lanka v South Africa Johannesburg 12 Jan 2017 Test # 2247
24, 6 Sri Lanka v South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
5, 43 Sri Lanka v South Africa Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 2016 Test # 2243
71 Sri Lankans v SAf Invit XI Potchefstroom 18 Dec 2016 Other
149 Sinhalese v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 2 Dec 2016 FC
26, 88 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 6 Nov 2016 Test # 2231
56, 110 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 29 Oct 2016 Test # 2228
1/6, 68, 3 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Pallekele 11 Oct 2016 FC
131, 39* Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Colombo (RPS) 4 Oct 2016 FC
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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Jan 13, 2017

Vernon Philander removed Dimuth Karunaratne in the first over, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 2nd day, January 13, 2017

Vernon Philander removed Dimuth Karunaratne in the first over

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Jan 4, 2017

Vernon Philander removed Dimuth Karunaratne's leg stump, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day, January, 4, 2017

Vernon Philander removed Dimuth Karunaratne's leg stump

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Jan 3, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne had to dive to beat Temba Bavuma's throw, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day, January 3, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne had to dive to beat Temba Bavuma's throw

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Plate: Badureliya v Moors at Colombo (Burgher) - Jan 20-22
Badureliya 300 & 259/8d Moors 214 & 69/3 (14.5 ov, target 346)
Super Eight: Chilaw v SL Army at Colombo (PSS) - Jan 20-23
Chilaw won by 15 runs
Plate: Galle CC v Saracens at Colombo (Bloomfield) - Jan 20-22
Galle CC 301 & 259/5d Saracens 315 & 51/1 (10.2 ov, target 246)
KPCC v SL Air SC at Kaluthara - Jan 20-22
SL Air SC won by an innings and 120 runs
Kurunegala Y v SLPACC at Kurunegala - Jan 20-22
Kurunegala Y 143 & 161 SLPACC 154 & 129/3 (14 ov, target 151)
Lankan CC v SL Navy at Colombo (Moors) - Jan 20-22
Lankan CC 436 & 69/5 (14 ov) SL Navy 483
Super Eight: Nondescripts v Ragama at Colombo (CCC) - Jan 20-23
Nondescripts 265 & 213 Ragama 127 & 161/4 (65 ov, target 352)
Police SC v KTC at Hambantota - Jan 20-22
KTC 307 & 127/5 (45 ov) Police SC 287
Super Eight: Sinhalese v Colts at Katunayake - Jan 20-23
Sinhalese won by 209 runs
Super Eight: Tamil Union v Col CC at Colombo (Colts) - Jan 20-23
Tamil Union 377 & 63/2 (18 ov) Col CC 497
2nd T20I: South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg
Jan 22, 2017 (14:30 local | 12:30 GMT | 07:30 EST | 06:30 CST | 04:30 PST)
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