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Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 26 years 245 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 13 25 2 701 85 30.47 1299 53.96 0 4 85 3 10 0
ODIs 6 6 1 84 60 16.80 114 73.68 0 1 5 0 1 0
First-class 84 136 12 5803 210* 46.79 9428 61.55 18 25 688 19 92 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 13 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 6 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 84 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 England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, Jun 20-24, 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 Sri Lanka A v West Indies A at Matara, Oct 18-21, 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
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
139, 11* Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Hambantota 11 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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Jun 22, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne gloved down the leg side, England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 3rd day, June 22, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne gloved down the leg side

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Jun 21, 2014

Catch the pigeon: Dimuth Karunaratne isn't quite quick enough, England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 2nd day, June 21, 2014

Catch the pigeon: Dimuth Karunaratne isn't quite quick enough

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Jun 20, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne lost his leg stump to Liam Plunkett, England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 1st day, June 20, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne lost his leg stump to Liam Plunkett

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch
Dec 26-30, 2014 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
2nd Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington
Jan 3-7, 2015 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
Group A: Colts v Ragama at Colombo (Colts)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: Moors v SLPACC at Colombo (Moors)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group A: Nondescripts v SL Air SC at Colombo (NCC)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: Sinhalese v Chilaw at Colombo (SSC)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: SL Army v Col CC at Panagoda
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group A: Tamil Union v Bloomfield at Colombo (PSS)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
1st ODI: Pak Women v SL Women at Sharjah
Jan 9, 2015 ()
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