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

By Himanshu Sharma

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Dimuth Karunaratne
(Sri Lankan Cricketer)

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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

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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:

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Career Turning Point

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

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  • 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.
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    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

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    Earnings Net Worth: NA IPL earnings: NA

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    Awards and recognitions

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    Lesser Known Facts

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  • 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.
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