Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 31 years 3 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 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 160 279 21 11780 212 45.65 20423 57.68 37 53 1324 26 160 1
List A 120 112 9 3538 132 34.34 4656 75.98 6 20 345 11 57 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 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 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 120 5 76 56 3 2/13 2/13 18.66 4.42 25.3 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 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 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 Kandy v Dambulla at Dambulla, Apr 10, 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
0 Kandy v Dambulla Dambulla 10 Apr 2019 LA
0/10, 86 Kandy v Dambulla Dambulla 8 Apr 2019 LA
44 Kandy v Colombo Pallekele 6 Apr 2019 LA
35* Kandy v Galle Pallekele 4 Apr 2019 LA
20* Sinhalese v Col CC Colombo (RPS) 19 Mar 2019 LA
109 Sinhalese v Saracens Colombo (NCC) 17 Mar 2019 LA
15 Sinhalese v Ragama Colombo (PSS) 15 Mar 2019 LA
1/12, 17, 19 Sri Lanka v South Africa Port Elizabeth 21 Feb 2019 Test # 2348
0/9, 30, 20 Sri Lanka v South Africa Durban 13 Feb 2019 Test # 2347
59, 8 Sri Lanka v Australia Canberra 1 Feb 2019 Test # 2345
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 28, 2019

Dimuth Karunaratne appeals to the umpire, 1st Test, Australia v Sri Lanka, Brisbane, January 25, 2019

Dimuth Karunaratne appeals

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Feb 25, 2019

Members of Sri Lanka's squad that won the Test series in South Africa pose with Minister of Sports Harin Fernando

Members of Sri Lanka's squad that won the Test series in South Africa pose with Minister of Sports Harin Fernando

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Feb 22, 2019

Duanne Olivier celebrates Dimuth Karunaratne's dismissal, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 2nd day, February 22, 2019

Duanne Olivier celebrates Dimuth Karunaratne's dismissal

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