Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 31 years 88 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 60 117 4 4074 196 36.05 8283 49.18 8 22 409 7 47 0
ODIs 25 21 2 489 97 25.73 675 72.44 0 4 43 0 7 0
First-class 160 279 21 11780 212 45.65 20423 57.68 37 53 1324 26 160 1
List A 128 120 10 3837 132 34.88 5055 75.90 6 23 374 11 60 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 60 10 231 138 2 1/12 1/12 69.00 3.58 115.5 0 0 0
ODIs 25 2 16 18 0 - - - 6.75 - 0 0 0
First-class 160 30 751 439 4 1/6 1/6 109.75 3.50 187.7 0 0 0
List A 128 6 82 63 3 2/13 2/13 21.00 4.60 27.3 0 0 0
T20s 34 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, Nov 17-19, 2012 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, Feb 21-23, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Sri Lanka at Manchester, Jul 9, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI India v Sri Lanka at Leeds, Jul 6, 2019 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 South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, Feb 21-23, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A India v Sri Lanka at Leeds, Jul 6, 2019 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
10 Sri Lanka v India Leeds 6 Jul 2019 ODI # 4187
32, 0/7 Sri Lanka v West Indies Chester-le-Street 1 Jul 2019 ODI # 4180
0 Sri Lanka v South Africa Chester-le-Street 28 Jun 2019 ODI # 4176
1 Sri Lanka v England Leeds 21 Jun 2019 ODI # 4168
97 Sri Lanka v Australia The Oval 15 Jun 2019 ODI # 4159
30 Sri Lanka v Afghanistan Cardiff 4 Jun 2019 ODI # 4149
52* Sri Lanka v New Zealand Cardiff 1 Jun 2019 ODI # 4145
16 Sri Lanka v Australia Southampton 27 May 2019 Other OD
87 Sri Lanka v South Africa Cardiff 24 May 2019 Other OD
77 Sri Lanka v Scotland Edinburgh 21 May 2019 ODI # 4142
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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Jul 6, 2019

Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Dimuth Karunaratne early, India v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2019, Leeds, July 6, 2019

Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Dimuth Karunaratne early

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Jul 6, 2019

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first, India v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2019, Leeds, July 6, 2019

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first

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Jul 1, 2019

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Perera gave Sri Lanka a strong start, Sri Lanka v West Indies, World Cup 2019, Chester-le-Street, July 1, 2019

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Perera gave Sri Lanka a strong start

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