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August 30, 2018
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Dimuth Karunaratne (cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

By Himanshu Sharma

Dimuth Karunaratne
(Sri Lankan Cricketer)

A left-hand top-order batsman, Dimuth Karunaratne has established himself as a regular in Sri Lanka’s Test lineup. Regarded as a second-innings specialist by cricket experts, Karunaratne has played more than 50 tests for Sri Lanka. However, he was not able to replicate the five-day format form in the limited-over cricket and was left out of the setup.

Dimuth Karunaratne
Nickname: Dimma
Profession/Role: Cricketer/Opening batsman
Biography
Autobiography: NA
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 6’0″
Weight (approx.): kg
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Tattoos: No
Personal Life
Date of Birth: April 21, 1988
Age (as on 2018): 30 years
Birth Place: Colombo
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Taurus
Nationality: Sri Lankan
School: NA
College: St. Joseph’s College, Colombo
Educational Qualifications: NA
Signature: NA

Family
Father: NA
Mother: NA

Sister: NA
Brother: NA
Coach/Mentor: NA
Religion: NA
Address: NA

Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand at Galle, Nov 17-19, 2012
ODI: England vs Sri Lanka at Manchester, Jul 9, 2011
T20:
Jersey Number: #21 Sri Lanka
Domestic/State Team: Basnahira Cricket Dundee, Dambulla, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board XI, Wayamba
Nature on field: Calm
Likes to play against: NA
Favourite Shot:

Career Turning Point

  • Strong performances with Sri Lanka’s A team against visiting South Africa A in 2009 earned him national call-up.

Records

  • Karunaratne is the second Sri Lankan opener after Tillakaratne Dilshan to register three Test tons in a calendar year.
  • Karunaratne was the second batsman, after Dean Elgar, to get to 1000 Test runs in calendar year 2017. He became the seventh Sri Lankan to register 1000 Test runs in a calendar year.
  • Karunaratne is the third Sri Lankan batsman, after Sanath Jayasuriya and Tillakaratne Dilshan, to score a hundred in 50th Test.
  • Dimuth Karunaratne is one of the four Sri Lankan batsmen to carry the bat through a completed innings in a Test.

Preferences
Hobbies: NA
Favourite Batsmen: Brian Lara
Favourite Bowlers: NA
Favourite Football Team: NA
Favourite sports personalities: NA
Favourite Food: NA
Favourite Actors: NA
Favourite Films: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite TV Shows: NA
Smoking/Alcohol: NA/NA

Style Quotient
Cars Collection: NA

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Girlfriends: NA
Wife/Spouse: Anuradha Kurukulasooriya (Model and teledrama actor)

Marriage Date: 29 April 2015
Children: NA

Earnings
Net Worth: NA
IPL earnings: NA

Awards and recognitions

NA

Lesser Known Facts

  • Karunaratne has attended the esteemed St. Joseph’s College in Colombo, the same institution that has produced a number of Sri Lankan cricketers including Chaminda Vaas, Angelo Mathews and Thisara Perera.

Himanshu Sharma

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