Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 29 years 32 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 38 74 3 2395 186 33.73 4886 49.01 5 11 248 5 29 0
ODIs 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 127 217 19 9133 212 46.12 15605 58.52 30 38 1048 22 136 1
List A 104 97 6 2838 120 31.18 3860 73.52 4 16 275 11 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 38 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 127 17 424 240 2 1/6 1/6 120.00 3.39 212.0 0 0 0
List A 104 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 Bangladesh at Colombo (PSS), Mar 15-19, 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 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (PSS), Mar 15-19, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Colombo v Galle at Colombo (RPS), Apr 29, 2017 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
9 Galle v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 29 Apr 2017 LA
2 Kandy v Kegalle Colombo (PSS) 31 Mar 2017 LA
9 Kandy v Jaffna Colombo (CCC) 29 Mar 2017 LA
110* Kandy v Nuwara Colombo (Moors) 21 Mar 2017 LA
7, 126 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 15 Mar 2017 Test # 2254
30, 32 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Galle 7 Mar 2017 Test # 2252
212, 5 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Dambulla 24 Feb 2017 FC
6, 0 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Pallekele 17 Feb 2017 FC
15, 17 Sinhalese v Ragama Colombo (RPS) 5 Feb 2017 FC
2, 0* Sinhalese v SL Army Colombo (Colts) 28 Jan 2017 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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Mar 18, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne played a patient and fighting knock, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day, March 18, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne played a patient and fighting knock

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Mar 18, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne raises his bat after scoring his fifth Test century, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day, March 18, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne raises his bat after scoring his fifth Test century

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Mar 18, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis run between the wickets, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day, March 18, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis run between the wickets

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Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval
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New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Birmingham
May 30, 2017 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Sri Lanka v South Africa at The Oval
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Group B: India v Sri Lanka at The Oval
Jun 8, 2017 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Cardiff
Jun 12, 2017 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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