Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 28 years 37 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 26 50 2 1629 186 33.93 3291 49.49 3 7 174 4 19 0
ODIs 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 107 178 16 7591 210* 46.85 12732 59.62 24 33 874 21 117 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 26 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 107 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 England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, May 19-21, 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 England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, May 19-21, 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
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
8 Sinhalese v SL Army Colombo (RPS) 23 Jan 2016 T20
92, 101* Sinhalese v Colts Colombo (SSC) 15 Jan 2016 FC
9 Sinhalese v Saracens Colombo (Colts) 12 Jan 2016 T20
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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May 21, 2016

Dimuth Karunaratne fell to James Anderson, England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 3rd day, May 21, 2016

Dimuth Karunaratne fell to James Anderson

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Dec 20, 2015

New Zealand celebrate the wicket of Dimuth Karunaratne, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Hamilton, 3rd day, December 20, 2015

New Zealand celebrate the wicket of Dimuth Karunaratne

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Dec 18, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne walks back after being dismissed for 12, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Hamilton, 1st day, December 18, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne walks back after being dismissed for 12

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Lord's
Jun 9-13, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
1st ODI: Ireland v Sri Lanka in Ireland (venue TBA)
Jun 16, 2016 (09:45 GMT | 06:52 EDT | 05:52 CDT | 03:52 PDT)
2nd ODI: Ireland v Sri Lanka in Ireland (venue TBA)
Jun 18, 2016 (09:45 GMT | 06:52 EDT | 05:52 CDT | 03:52 PDT)
1st ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Nottingham
Jun 21, 2016 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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