Dimuth Karunaratne
30-Year-Old BatsmanBatsman
Sri Lanka
Named as Stand in Skipper
BatsmanSri Lanka
February 5, 2019
Karunaratne has been named as the stand in skipper for Sri Lanka's upcoming Test series in South Africa, India TV reports.
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Karunaratne had suffered a head injury in the second Test against Australia and was immediately carried out of the field. But he has been cleared to play and now has been named as the stand in skipper to replace the out of form Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal.
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Cleared to resume batting
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Head
February 2, 2019
Karunaratne has been cleared to resume batting after leaving Saturday's Test against Australia on a sretcher after being hit by a bouncing delivery on his helmet, Andrew Wu of the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
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Hospitalized after blow to head
BatsmanSri Lanka
Head
February 2, 2019
Karunaratne left Saturday's Test against Australia on a sretcher after being hit by a bouncing delivery on his helmet, Yahoo! Sports reports. "He's in the hospital at the moment and he's in good spirits. He's being assessed, there's no danger at the moment. He was talking to us before he was leaving as well," said Sri Lanka head coach Chandika Hathurusingha.
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Half-century in first innings
BatsmanSri Lanka
November 24, 2018
Karunaratne scored 83 off 125 with the help of nine fours for Sri Lanka in their first innings during the third Test against England in Colombo on Saturday.
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Man of the Series in Test victory
BatsmanSri Lanka
July 23, 2018
Karunaratne was named Man of the Match and Man of the Series in Sri Lanka's two-nil Test series victory over South Africa.
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Man of the Match in Test victory
BatsmanSri Lanka
July 15, 2018
Karunaratne was named Man of the Match after opening the first innings with 158 off 222 not out including 13 boundaries and one maximum and going for a half-century in the second innings of Sri Lanka's first Test victory over South Africa.
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