Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 31 years 210 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 62 121 4 4321 196 36.93 8834 48.91 9 23 427 8 49 0
ODIs 28 24 2 586 97 26.63 801 73.15 0 4 54 0 8 0
First-class 162 283 21 12027 212 45.90 20974 57.34 38 54 1342 27 162 1
List A 131 123 10 3934 132 34.81 5181 75.93 6 23 385 11 61 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 62 10 231 138 2 1/12 1/12 69.00 3.58 115.5 0 0 0
ODIs 28 2 16 18 0 - - - 6.75 - 0 0 0
First-class 162 30 751 439 4 1/6 1/6 109.75 3.50 187.7 0 0 0
List A 131 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 Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS), Aug 22-26, 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 Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS), Aug 22-26, 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 v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Jul 31, 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
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
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
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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Aug 26, 2019

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kane Williamson pose with the trophy, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Colombo (PSS), Day 5, August 26, 2019

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kane Williamson pose with the trophy

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Aug 26, 2019

Kane Williamson and Dimuth Karunaratne interact during the presentation ceremony, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Colombo (PSS), Day 5, August 26, 2019

Kane Williamson and Dimuth Karunaratne interact during the presentation ceremony

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Aug 26, 2019

Tim Southee removes Dimuth Karunaratne, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Colombo (PSS), Day 5, August 26, 2019

Tim Southee removes Dimuth Karunaratne

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