Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 29 years 184 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 Insights on test 44 86 3 3060 196 36.86 6328 48.35 7 13 305 6 38 0
ODIs Insights on odi 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 133 229 19 9798 212 46.65 17047 57.47 32 40 1105 23 145 1
List A 104 97 6 2838 120 31.18 3860 73.52 4 16 275 11 47 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 Insights on test 44 4 120 72 1 1/31 1/31 72.00 3.60 120.0 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 133 20 532 307 3 1/6 1/6 102.33 3.46 177.3 0 0 0
List A 104 3 22 32 2 2/13 2/13 16.00 8.72 11.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 24 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, Nov 17-19, 2012 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Oct 6-10, 2017 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 Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Oct 6-10, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Colombo v Galle at Colombo (RPS), Apr 29, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Sri Lanka A v Ireland at Colombo (SSC), Feb 4, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Sinhalese Sports Club v Sri Lanka Army at Colombo (RPS), Jan 23, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
196, 7 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 6 Oct 2017 Test # 2278 Insights on
93, 0/6, 10 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 28 Sep 2017 Test # 2275 Insights on
0/30, 4, 16 Sri Lanka v India Pallekele 12 Aug 2017 Test # 2269 Insights on
1/31, 25, 141 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 3 Aug 2017 Test # 2267 Insights on
2, 97 Sri Lanka v India Galle 26 Jul 2017 Test # 2265 Insights on
25, 49 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Colombo (RPS) 14 Jul 2017 Test # 2263 Insights on
9 Galle v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 29 Apr 2017 LA
2 Kandy v Kegalle Colombo (PSS) 31 Mar 2017 LA
9 Kandy v Jaffna Colombo (CCC) 29 Mar 2017 LA
110* Kandy v Nuwara Colombo (Moors) 21 Mar 2017 LA
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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Oct 8, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne was out to Wahab Riaz for the second time in the match, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 3rd day, October 8, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne was out to Wahab Riaz for the second time in the match

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Oct 7, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne soaks in the applause as he walks off for 196, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 2nd day, October 7, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne soaks in the applause as he walks off for 196

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Oct 7, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne chopped on for 196, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 2nd day, October 7, 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne chopped on for 196

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