Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 32 years 311 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 68 132 5 4657 196 36.66 9451 49.27 10 24 474 8 53 0
ODIs 31 27 2 683 97 27.32 920 74.23 0 5 66 0 10 0
First-class 168 294 22 12363 212 45.45 21591 57.25 39 55 1389 27 166 1
List A 137 129 10 4137 132 34.76 5437 76.08 6 25 407 11 65 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 68 12 278 185 2 1/12 1/12 92.50 3.99 139.0 0 0 0
ODIs 31 2 16 18 0 - - - 6.75 - 0 0 0
First-class 168 32 798 486 4 1/6 1/6 121.50 3.65 199.5 0 0 0
List A 137 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 South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Jan 3-5, 2021 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Sri Lanka at Manchester, Jul 9, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v West Indies at Pallekele, Mar 1, 2020 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 Johannesburg, Jan 3-5, 2021 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 West Indies at Pallekele, Mar 1, 2020 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
2, 103 Sri Lanka v South Africa Johannesburg 3 Jan 2021 Test # 2401
22, 0/36, 6 Sri Lanka v South Africa Centurion 26 Dec 2020 Test # 2399
44 Sri Lanka v West Indies Pallekele 1 Mar 2020 ODI # 4250
1 Sri Lanka v West Indies Hambantota 26 Feb 2020 ODI # 4247
52 Sri Lanka v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 22 Feb 2020 ODI # 4246
44, 12 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 27 Jan 2020 Test # 2383
37, 10* Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 19 Jan 2020 Test # 2381
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
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 13, 2021

Dimuth Karunaratne in discussions with team staff ahead of the first Test against England, Galle, 12 January 2021

Dimuth Karunaratne in discussions with team staff ahead of the first Test against England

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Jan 5, 2021

Dimuth Karunaratne brought up his tenth Test century on the third morning, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Johannesburg, January 5, 2021

Dimuth Karunaratne brought up his tenth Test century on the third morning

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Jan 4, 2021

Dimuth Karunaratne led from the front in Sri Lanka's second innings, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, 2nd day, Johannesburg, January 4, 2021

Dimuth Karunaratne led from the front in Sri Lanka's second innings

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