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Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 28 years 101 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 29 56 3 1756 186 33.13 3542 49.57 3 8 190 4 20 0
ODIs 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 110 184 17 7718 210* 46.21 12983 59.44 24 34 890 21 118 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 29 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 110 16 400 234 1 1/15 1/33 234.00 3.51 400.0 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 Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Jul 26-30, 2016 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 Australia at Pallekele, Jul 26-30, 2016 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
5, 0 Sri Lanka v Australia Pallekele 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
50, 37* Sri Lanka v England Lord's 9 Jun 2016 Test # 2205
9, 26 Sri Lanka v England Chester-le-Street 27 May 2016 Test # 2204
0, 7 Sri Lanka v England Leeds 19 May 2016 Test # 2203
0, 0/30, 100 Sri Lankans v Leics Leicester 13 May 2016 FC
8, 0/37, 16* Sri Lankans v Essex Chelmsford 8 May 2016 FC
1/15, 57, 0/18 Sinhalese v Ragama Colombo (RPS) 3 Mar 2016 FC
48, 70* Sinhalese v Col CC Colombo (Colts) 25 Feb 2016 FC
2, 43* Sinhalese v Moors Colombo (Bloomfield) 18 Feb 2016 FC
17, 95 Sinhalese v Tamil Union Colombo (Moors) 11 Feb 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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Jul 23, 2016

Dinesh Chandimal dives across Dimuth Karunaratne to take a catch, Pallekele, July 23, 2016

Dinesh Chandimal dives across Dimuth Karunaratne to take a catch

© AFP

Jul 15, 2016

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kaushal Silva bat in the nets, Colombo, July 15, 2016

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kaushal Silva bat in the nets

© AFP

Jun 13, 2016

Dimuth Karunaratne finished unbeaten on 37, England v Sri Lanka, 3rd Investec Test, Lord's, 5th day, June 13, 2016

Dimuth Karunaratne finished unbeaten on 37

© PA Photos

Series Results
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds - Jul 1, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Manchester - Jun 28, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 33 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - Jun 24, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 20, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 46 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 17, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
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