Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 26 years 286 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 13 11 1 153 60 15.30 223 68.60 0 1 11 0 3 0
First-class 86 140 12 5988 210* 46.78 9854 60.76 19 25 711 19 93 1
List A 95 90 5 2656 120 31.24 3599 73.79 3 16 257 10 45 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 13 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 86 12 241 134 0 - - - 3.33 - 0 0 0
List A 95 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 New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Jan 29, 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 New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Jan 29, 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 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
- Sri Lanka v New Zealand Auckland 17 Jan 2015 ODI # 3580
21 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Hamilton 15 Jan 2015 ODI # 3577
5 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 11 Jan 2015 ODI # 3574
16, 17 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Wellington 3 Jan 2015 Test # 2155
0, 152 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 26 Dec 2014 Test # 2151
18, 52 Sri Lankans v NZ Chairman Queenstown 21 Dec 2014 Other
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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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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