Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 31 years 273 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 64 124 4 4421 196 36.84 9014 49.04 9 24 442 8 50 0
ODIs 28 24 2 586 97 26.63 801 73.15 0 4 54 0 8 0
First-class 164 286 21 12127 212 45.76 21154 57.32 38 55 1357 27 163 1
List A 133 125 10 4018 132 34.93 5287 75.99 6 24 393 11 62 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 64 11 237 149 2 1/12 1/12 74.50 3.77 118.5 0 0 0
ODIs 28 2 16 18 0 - - - 6.75 - 0 0 0
First-class 164 31 757 450 4 1/6 1/6 112.50 3.56 189.2 0 0 0
List A 133 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 Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Dec 19-23, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Sri Lanka at Manchester, Jul 9, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Jul 31, 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 Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Dec 19-23, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Katunayake, Dec 29, 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
14 Sinhalese v Chilaw Katunayake 29 Dec 2019 LA
70 Sinhalese v Tamil Union Colombo (NCC) 28 Dec 2019 LA
0/11, 25, 16 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Karachi 19 Dec 2019 Test # 2375
59 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Rawalpindi 11 Dec 2019 Test # 2373
65, 21 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 22 Aug 2019 Test # 2356
39, 122 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Galle 14 Aug 2019 Test # 2354
46 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 31 Jul 2019 ODI # 4195
15 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 28 Jul 2019 ODI # 4194
36 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 26 Jul 2019 ODI # 4193
10 Sri Lanka v India Leeds 6 Jul 2019 ODI # 4187
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 19, 2020

Dimuth Karunaratne and Sean Williams with the series trophy, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Harare, 1st day, January 19, 2020

Dimuth Karunaratne and Sean Williams with the series trophy

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Dec 19, 2019

Dimuth Karunaratne chops one on to the stumps, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Karachi, day 1, December 19, 2019

Dimuth Karunaratne chops one on to the stumps

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Dec 11, 2019

Dimuth Karunaratne walks back after his dismissal, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Rawalpindi, Day 1

Dimuth Karunaratne walks back after his dismissal

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