Dimuth Karunaratne      

Full name Frank Dimuth Madushanka Karunaratne

Born April 21, 1988, Colombo

Current age 31 years 343 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 66 128 5 4524 196 36.78 9263 48.83 9 24 450 8 52 0
ODIs 31 27 2 683 97 27.32 920 74.23 0 5 66 0 10 0
First-class 166 290 22 12230 212 45.63 21403 57.14 38 55 1365 27 165 1
List A 136 128 10 4115 132 34.87 5406 76.11 6 25 405 11 64 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 66 11 237 149 2 1/12 1/12 74.50 3.77 118.5 0 0 0
ODIs 31 2 16 18 0 - - - 6.75 - 0 0 0
First-class 166 31 757 450 4 1/6 1/6 112.50 3.56 189.2 0 0 0
List A 136 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 Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Jan 27-31, 2020 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 Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Jan 27-31, 2020 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
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
59 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Rawalpindi 11 Dec 2019 Test # 2373
65, 21 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 22 Aug 2019 Test # 2356
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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Mar 1, 2020

Dimuth Karunaratne is a reliable presence at the top of the order, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 3rd ODI, Pallekele, March 1, 2020

Dimuth Karunaratne is a reliable presence at the top of the order

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Feb 22, 2020

Dimuth Karunaratne goes through the off side, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st ODI, Colombo (SSC), February 22, 2020

Dimuth Karunaratne goes through the off side

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Feb 22, 2020

Dimuth Karunaratne congratulates Isuru Udana, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st ODI, Colombo, February 22, 2020

Dimuth Karunaratne congratulates Isuru Udana

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