Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 30 years 301 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira Cricket Dundee, Dambulla, 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 58 113 4 3988 196 36.58 8104 49.21 8 22 397 7 47 0
ODIs 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 158 275 21 11694 212 46.03 20244 57.76 37 53 1312 26 160 1
List A 113 105 7 3229 132 32.94 4319 74.76 5 19 312 11 51 0
T20s 34 33 1 543 80 16.96 499 108.81 0 3 68 3 17 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 58 8 186 117 1 1/31 1/31 117.00 3.77 186.0 0 0 0
ODIs 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 158 28 706 418 3 1/6 1/6 139.33 3.55 235.3 0 0 0
List A 113 4 64 46 3 2/13 2/13 15.33 4.31 21.3 0 0 0
T20s 34 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, Nov 17-19, 2012 scorecard
Last Test Australia v Sri Lanka at Canberra, Feb 1-4, 2019 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 Australia v Sri Lanka at Canberra, Feb 1-4, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka Board XI v England at Colombo (PSS), Oct 5, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Sri Lanka A v Ireland at Colombo (SSC), Feb 4, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Galle v Kandy at Pallekele, Aug 30, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
59, 8 Sri Lanka v Australia Canberra 1 Feb 2019 Test # 2345
24, 0/14, 3 Sri Lanka v Australia Brisbane 24 Jan 2019 Test # 2343
44, 0/8, 3 Sri Lankans v CA XI Hobart 17 Jan 2019 Other
7, 0/6, 0 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 26 Dec 2018 Test # 2336
79, 10 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Wellington 15 Dec 2018 Test # 2335
83, 23 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (SSC) 23 Nov 2018 Test # 2329
63, 57 Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 14 Nov 2018 Test # 2326
4, 26 Sri Lanka v England Galle 6 Nov 2018 Test # 2324
25 SL Board XI v England Colombo (PSS) 5 Oct 2018 LA
4 Galle v Kandy Pallekele 30 Aug 2018 T20
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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Feb 14, 2019

Vernon Philander appeals for an lbw against Dimuth Karunaratne, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Durban, 2nd day, February 14, 2019

Vernon Philander appeals for an lbw against Dimuth Karunaratne

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Feb 4, 2019

Mitchell Starc trimmed Dimuth Karunaratne's leg bail, Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Canberra, February 4, 2019

Mitchell Starc trimmed Dimuth Karunaratne's leg bail

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Feb 2, 2019

Dimuth Karunaratne falls to the floor after being struck on the head by a Pat Cummins bouncer, Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Canberra, February 2, 2019

Dimuth Karunaratne falls to the floor after being struck on the head by a Pat Cummins bouncer

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