Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 28 years 229 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 33 64 3 2072 186 33.96 4161 49.79 4 10 220 4 25 0
ODIs 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 117 197 18 8424 210* 47.06 14265 59.05 27 37 973 21 123 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 33 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 117 17 424 240 2 1/6 1/6 120.00 3.39 212.0 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 Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Nov 6-10, 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 Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (PSS), Dec 2-4, 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
149 Sinhalese v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 2 Dec 2016 FC
26, 88 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 6 Nov 2016 Test # 2231
56, 110 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 29 Oct 2016 Test # 2228
1/6, 68, 3 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Pallekele 11 Oct 2016 FC
131, 39* Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Colombo (RPS) 4 Oct 2016 FC
7, 22 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (SSC) 13 Aug 2016 Test # 2217
0, 7 Sri Lanka v Australia Galle 4 Aug 2016 Test # 2213
5, 0 Sri Lanka v Australia Pallekele 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
50, 37* Sri Lanka v England Lord's 9 Jun 2016 Test # 2205
9, 26 Sri Lanka v England Chester-le-Street 27 May 2016 Test # 2204
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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Nov 10, 2016

Dimuth Karunaratne was awarded the Man of the Series, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 5th day, November 10, 2016

Dimuth Karunaratne was awarded the Man of the Series

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Nov 9, 2016

Dimuth Karunaratne shapes for a sweep, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 4th day, November 9, 2016

Dimuth Karunaratne shapes for a sweep

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Nov 8, 2016

Dimuth Karunaratne sets himself up for a reverse sweep, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 3rd day, November 8, 2016

Dimuth Karunaratne sets himself up for a reverse sweep

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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS) - Nov 25-29, 2012
New Zealand won by 167 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle - Nov 17-19, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota - Nov 12, 2012
No result
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota - Nov 10, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 34 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele - Nov 6, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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