Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 27 years 134 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 21 41 2 1271 152 32.58 2496 50.92 2 6 146 3 16 0
ODIs 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 92 152 12 6373 210* 45.52 10625 59.98 20 27 749 19 98 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 21 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 92 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 Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 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 Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 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
11, 0 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015 Test # 2179
1, 46 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (PSS) 20 Aug 2015 Test # 2177
9, 0 Sri Lanka v India Galle 12 Aug 2015 Test # 2176
130, 10 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Pallekele 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
28, 50 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 25 Jun 2015 Test # 2168
21, 79 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Galle 17 Jun 2015 Test # 2167
0, 54 SL Pres. XI v Pakistanis Colombo (Colts) 11 Jun 2015 Other
- 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
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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Aug 30, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne drives into the off side, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 3rd day, August 30, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne drives into the off side

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Aug 18, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne stretches during a training session, Colombo, August 18, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne stretches during a training session

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Aug 15, 2015

Superman: Dimuth Karunaratne holds on the a catch to dismiss Amit Mishra, Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, August 15, 2015

Superman: Dimuth Karunaratne holds on the a catch to dismiss Amit Mishra

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Tournament Results
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 31, 2012
Uva Next won by 19 runs (D/L method)
Nagenahira v K Warriors at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 29, 2012
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Wayamba U v Uva Next at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 28, 2012
Uva Next won by 20 runs
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 27, 2012
Nagenahira won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Ruhuna Ryls v Wayamba U at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Wayamba U won by 14 runs
Nagenahira v Uthura at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Uthura won by 15 runs
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