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Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 28 years 8 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 25 48 2 1622 186 35.26 3270 49.60 3 7 173 4 19 0
ODIs 17 13 1 190 60 15.83 276 68.84 0 1 14 0 4 0
First-class 104 172 15 7460 210* 47.51 12534 59.51 23 33 854 21 117 1
List A 100 93 5 2708 120 30.77 3685 73.48 3 16 262 10 47 0
Twenty20 24 23 0 288 50 12.52 281 102.49 0 1 38 1 11 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 25 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 17 1 10 11 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 104 14 307 167 1 1/15 1/33 167.00 3.26 307.0 0 0 0
List A 100 3 22 32 2 2/13 2/13 16.00 8.72 11.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 24 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, Nov 17-19, 2012 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Hamilton, Dec 18-21, 2015 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 Sinhalese Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (RPS), Mar 3-6, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Nondescripts Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (RPS), Dec 24, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sri Lanka A v Ireland at Colombo (SSC), Feb 4, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sinhalese Sports Club v Sri Lanka Army at Colombo (RPS), Jan 23, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/15, 57, 0/18 Sinhalese v Ragama Colombo (RPS) 3 Mar 2016 FC
48, 70* Sinhalese v Col CC Colombo (Colts) 25 Feb 2016 FC
2, 43* Sinhalese v Moors Colombo (Bloomfield) 18 Feb 2016 FC
17, 95 Sinhalese v Tamil Union Colombo (Moors) 11 Feb 2016 FC
8 Sinhalese v SL Army Colombo (RPS) 23 Jan 2016 T20
92, 101* Sinhalese v Colts Colombo (SSC) 15 Jan 2016 FC
9 Sinhalese v Saracens Colombo (Colts) 12 Jan 2016 T20
121 Sinhalese v Badureliya Kaluthara 8 Jan 2016 FC
10 Sinhalese v Bloomfield Colombo (PSS) 6 Jan 2016 T20
27 Sinhalese v Galle CC Colombo (PSS) 5 Jan 2016 T20
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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Dec 20, 2015

New Zealand celebrate the wicket of Dimuth Karunaratne, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Hamilton, 3rd day, December 20, 2015

New Zealand celebrate the wicket of Dimuth Karunaratne

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Dec 18, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne walks back after being dismissed for 12, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Hamilton, 1st day, December 18, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne walks back after being dismissed for 12

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Dec 13, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne flicks towards square leg, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Dunedin, 4th day, December 13, 2015

Dimuth Karunaratne flicks towards square leg

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Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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