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Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 26 years 252 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 14 27 2 853 152 34.12 1666 51.20 1 4 102 3 11 0
ODIs 6 6 1 84 60 16.80 114 73.68 0 1 5 0 1 0
First-class 85 138 12 5955 210* 47.26 9795 60.79 19 25 705 19 93 1
List A 88 85 5 2587 120 32.33 3490 74.12 3 16 251 10 43 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 14 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 6 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 85 12 241 134 0 - - - 3.33 - 0 0 0
List A 88 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 New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, Dec 26-29, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Sri Lanka at Manchester, Jul 9, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Dec 22, 2013 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 New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, Dec 26-29, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Sinhalese Sports Club v Saracens Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 14, 2014 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
0, 152 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 26 Dec 2014 Test # 2151
18, 52 Sri Lankans v NZ Chairman Queenstown 21 Dec 2014 Other
0 Sinhalese v Saracens Colombo (SSC) 14 Dec 2014 LA
73 Sinhalese v Ragama Colombo (SSC) 11 Dec 2014 LA
7 Sinhalese v SL Army Panagoda 9 Dec 2014 LA
30 Sinhalese v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 7 Dec 2014 LA
7 Sinhalese v Col CC Colombo (SSC) 5 Dec 2014 LA
2 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Dambulla 3 Nov 2014 LA
4 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Dambulla 1 Nov 2014 LA
25, 7 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Matara 18 Oct 2014 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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Dec 28, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne pulls, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Christchurch, 3rd day, December 28, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne pulls

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Dec 28, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne cuts, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Christchurch, 3rd day, December 28, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne cuts

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Dec 28, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne raised his maiden Test century, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Christchurch, 3rd day, December 28, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne raised his maiden Test century

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Tour Results
Scotland v Sri Lanka at Edinburgh - Jul 13, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 183 runs
Ireland v Sri Lanka at Edinburgh - Jul 11, 2011
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
England v Sri Lanka at Manchester - Jul 9, 2011
England won by 16 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Nottingham - Jul 6, 2011
England won by 10 wickets (with 145 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jul 3, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
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