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Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 26 years 93 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira Cricket Dundee, 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 13 25 2 701 85 30.47 1299 53.96 0 4 85 3 10 0
ODIs 6 6 1 84 60 16.80 114 73.68 0 1 5 0 1 0
First-class 82 132 11 5621 210* 46.45 9099 61.77 17 25 668 19 92 1
List A 81 78 5 2464 120 33.75 3290 74.89 3 15 238 8 35 0
Twenty20 20 19 0 234 50 12.31 227 103.08 0 1 31 1 9 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 13 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 6 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 82 12 241 134 0 - - - 3.33 - 0 0 0
List A 81 3 22 32 2 2/13 2/13 16.00 8.72 11.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, Nov 17-19, 2012 scorecard
Last Test England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, Jun 20-24, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Sri Lanka at Manchester, Jul 9, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Dec 22, 2013 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 England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, Jun 20-24, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Dec 22, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sri Lanka A v Ireland at Colombo (SSC), Feb 4, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Udarata Rulers v Western Troopers at Colombo (SSC), Jun 28, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
16 Troopers v Rulers Colombo (SSC) 28 Jun 2014 T20
1 Troopers v Yaal Blazers Colombo (SSC) 27 Jun 2014 T20
28, 45 Sri Lanka v England Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
38, 16 Sri Lanka v England Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
1, 0/3, 38 Sri Lankans v Northants Northampton 5 Jun 2014 FC
1 Sinhalese v Nondescripts Panagoda 3 Apr 2014 FC
75, 0/34 Sinhalese v Moors Colombo (NCC) 20 Mar 2014 FC
39, 32 Sinhalese v Col CC Colombo (PSS) 13 Mar 2014 FC
142, 0/0, 4* Sinhalese v SL Army Colombo (Moors) 6 Mar 2014 FC
11, 0/23 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Colombo (RPS) 26 Feb 2014 FC
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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Jun 22, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne gloved down the leg side, England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 3rd day, June 22, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne gloved down the leg side

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Jun 21, 2014

Catch the pigeon: Dimuth Karunaratne isn't quite quick enough, England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 2nd day, June 21, 2014

Catch the pigeon: Dimuth Karunaratne isn't quite quick enough

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Jun 20, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne lost his leg stump to Liam Plunkett, England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 1st day, June 20, 2014

Dimuth Karunaratne lost his leg stump to Liam Plunkett

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Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Kenya at Sharjah - Oct 4, 2013
Afghanistan won by 7 wickets (with 175 balls remaining)
Afghanistan v Kenya at Sharjah - Oct 2, 2013
Afghanistan won by 8 wickets (with 193 balls remaining)
U.A.E. v Namibia at Sharjah - Sep 29, 2013
U.A.E. won by 135 runs
U.A.E. v Namibia at Sharjah - Sep 27, 2013
U.A.E. won by 158 runs
Ireland v Scotland at Belfast - Sep 8, 2013
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 102 balls remaining)
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