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Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 26 years 3 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 11 21 2 574 85 30.21 1061 54.09 0 4 68 3 9 0
ODIs 6 6 1 84 60 16.80 114 73.68 0 1 5 0 1 0
First-class 79 126 11 5455 210* 47.43 8772 62.18 17 25 646 19 91 1
List A 81 78 5 2464 120 33.75 3290 74.89 3 15 238 8 35 0
Twenty20 18 17 0 217 50 12.76 207 104.83 0 1 31 1 8 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 11 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 6 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 79 11 223 131 0 - - - 3.52 - 0 0 0
List A 81 3 22 32 2 2/13 2/13 16.00 8.72 11.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 18 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, Nov 17-19, 2012 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Chittagong, Feb 4-8, 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 Sinhalese Sports Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Panagoda, Apr 3-6, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Dec 22, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sri Lanka A v Ireland at Colombo (SSC), Feb 4, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Basnahira Greens v Uthura Yellows at Colombo (RPS), Aug 10, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1 Sinhalese v Nondescripts Panagoda 3 Apr 2014 FC
75, 0/34 Sinhalese v Moors Colombo (NCC) 20 Mar 2014 FC
39, 32 Sinhalese v Col CC Colombo (PSS) 13 Mar 2014 FC
142, 0/0, 4* Sinhalese v SL Army Colombo (Moors) 6 Mar 2014 FC
11, 0/23 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Colombo (RPS) 26 Feb 2014 FC
37, 156 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Dambulla 19 Feb 2014 FC
10, 49 Sinhalese v Panadura Colombo (SSC) 14 Feb 2014 FC
31, 15, 0/5 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Chittagong 4 Feb 2014 Test # 2117
53 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 27 Jan 2014 Test # 2116
34, 8 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Sharjah 16 Jan 2014 Test # 2115
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 28, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kaushal Silva stretched their opening stand to 118, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 2nd day, January 28, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kaushal Silva stretched their opening stand to 118

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Jan 27, 2014

Kaushal Silva and Dimuth Karunaratne head back after a job well done, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 1st day, January 27, 2014

Kaushal Silva and Dimuth Karunaratne head back after a job well done

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Jan 20, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne prepares to catch the ball at deep square leg, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 5th day, January 20, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne prepares to catch the ball at deep square leg

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st ODI: Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin
May 6, 2014 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
2nd ODI: Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin
May 8, 2014 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford
May 13, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Kent v Sri Lankans at Canterbury
May 16, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Sussex v Sri Lankans at Hove
May 18, 2014 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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