Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 27 years 4 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 15 29 2 886 152 32.81 1725 51.36 1 4 108 3 11 0
ODIs 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 86 140 12 5988 210* 46.78 9854 60.76 19 25 711 19 93 1
List A 99 92 5 2693 120 30.95 3652 73.74 3 16 260 10 46 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 15 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 86 12 241 134 0 - - - 3.33 - 0 0 0
List A 99 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 New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Jan 3-7, 2015 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 New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Jan 3-7, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A England v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Mar 1, 2015 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
- Sri Lanka v England Wellington 1 Mar 2015 ODI # 3619
- Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Melbourne 26 Feb 2015 ODI # 3615
23 Sri Lanka v Afghanistan Dunedin 22 Feb 2015 ODI # 3609
14 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 14 Feb 2015 ODI # 3599
58 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Lincoln 11 Feb 2015 Other OD
46 Sri Lanka v South Africa Christchurch 9 Feb 2015 Other OD
- Sri Lanka v New Zealand Wellington 29 Jan 2015 ODI # 3594
26 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Dunedin 25 Jan 2015 ODI # 3590
12 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Dunedin 23 Jan 2015 ODI # 3588
5 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Nelson 20 Jan 2015 ODI # 3585
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 24, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne whips the ball through the leg side, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 6th ODI, Dunedin, January 25, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne whips the ball through the leg side

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Jan 11, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne was lbw for 5 on his return to ODIs, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Christchurch, January 11, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne was lbw for 5 on his return to ODIs

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Jan 5, 2015

The Sri Lankans celebrate a wicket, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Wellington, 3rd day, January 5, 2015

The Sri Lankans celebrate a wicket

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Results
Moors v Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC) - Apr 5-8, 2013
Sinhalese won by 6 wickets
Badureliya v Chilaw at Kaluthara - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Bloomfield v Colts at Colombo (Bloomfield) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Bloomfield won by an innings and 163 runs
Col CC v SLPACC at Colombo (CCC) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Kurunegala Y v SL Navy at Kurunegala - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
SL Navy won by 6 wickets
Lankan CC v Ragama at Katunayake - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Ragama won by 201 runs
Moors v Panadura at Colombo (Moors) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Moors won by 7 runs
Saracens v SL Army at Panagoda - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
SL Army won by an innings and 2 runs
SL Air SC v Burgher at Colombo (Riffle) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Tamil Union v Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
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