Dimuth Karunaratne

Sri Lanka Cricket donates over Rs 1 crore towards coronavirus relief fund

Earlier, the SLC had announced the postponement of all domestic tournaments until further notice besides also asking its players to stay at home. 

Apr 11, 2020, 16:24 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar lead cricketers in paying tribute to Kobe Bryant

Cricketing fraternity reacted with shock and saddness to tragic death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter on Sunday in a helicopter crash. Indian men's cricket team captain Virat Kohli, legendary Sachin Tendulkar, former West Indies pacer Ian Bishop and several other players joined millions in paying their tribute to one of the greatest basketball players.

Jan 27, 2020, 15:25 PM IST

Dimuth Karunaratne to lead Sri Lanka's full-strength Test squad against Pakistan

Opener Dimuth Karunaratne will lead the 16-member full-strength Sri Lanka squad in the upcoming two-match Test series against Pakistan, beginning December 11 at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.

Nov 29, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

Sri Lanka to reassess Pakistan tour after security threat

Sri Lanka is scheduled to play three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 international matches in Pakistan between Sept. 27 and Oct. 9 and 10 key Lankan players have already opted out of the series citing security concerns.

Sep 11, 2019, 21:02 PM IST

Lahiru Thirimanne, Dasun Shanaka to lead Sri Lanka on Pakistan tour

The announcement on Wednesday comes two days after Dimuth Karunaratne and Lasith Malinga, the incumbents, informed Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) of their unwillingness to travel to Pakistan.

Sep 11, 2019, 19:36 PM IST

Dimuth Karunaratne, Angelo Mathews among 10 Sri Lankan players to opt out of Pakistan tour over security concerns

Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne and experienced players Lasith Malinga and Angelo Mathews are among the top ten players who have chosen to opt out of his side's upcoming tour to Pakistan citing security concerns. 

Sep 10, 2019, 07:39 AM IST

2nd Test: Sri Lanka reach 144/6 against New Zealand before rain plays spoilsport on Day 2

Trent Boult and Tim Southee both bowled double wicket maidens in the first session that broke the Sri Lankan middle-order. Boult's double strike took his Test wicket tally to 251. 

Aug 23, 2019, 16:09 PM IST

Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 6 wickets in 1st Test to take 1-0 lead

Sri Lanka started the fifth day on an overnight total of 133/0.

Aug 18, 2019, 12:57 PM IST

Dimuth Karunaratne leads Sri Lanka victory push in Galle

After New Zealand made 285 all out to leave the hosts with a tricky fourth-innings target, Karunaratne and Thirimanne batted sensibly through the last two sessions to swing momentum their way.

Aug 17, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

Lasith Malinga to bid adieu to ODIs after first Bangladesh match

The 35-year-old, who retired from Test cricket in 2011 after battling a nagging knee injury, had announced in March that he would end his T20I career after the ICC T20 World Cup in 2020.


Jul 23, 2019, 08:33 AM IST

Dimuth Karunaratne wants Sri Lanka’s players to learn from the way Rohit Sharma bats

Sri Lanka got a front-row seat to the Rohit Sharma show and captain Dimuth Karunaratne has urged his batsmen to learn from the Indian opener.

Jul 07, 2019, 07:26 AM IST

World Cup 2019: Bees attack temporarily interrupt Sri Lanka vs South Africa game

A similar incident happened in 2017 in an ODI between these two teams at the Wanderers in South Africa.

Jun 28, 2019, 20:54 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Rain-hit clash between Pakistan and Sri Lanka called off

Pakistan and Sri Lanka settled with one point each as their match in the ongoing ICC Men`s Cricket World Cup was called off on Friday due to relentless rain at the County Ground in Bristol.

Jun 07, 2019, 21:05 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: As it happened

Pak vs SL Live updates, Scores: The much-anticipated clash between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the ICC World Cup 2019 at the County Ground, Bristol was called off. The tenth clash of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 witnessed a victory for Australia by a margin of 15 runs against West Indies. 

Jun 07, 2019, 14:30 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Unpredictable Pakistan face Sri Lankan challenge

Both the teams, who were outplayed in their opening games, won their second games and made sure their fans don't lose hope. 

Jun 07, 2019, 00:50 AM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan--Statistical Highlights

Sri Lanka will now take on Pakistan on June 7 while Afghanistan will take on New Zealand a day later in their next World Cup 2019 clash.

Jun 05, 2019, 00:43 AM IST

Nuwan Pradeep: Man of the Match in Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan World Cup 2019 clash

Besides him, Lasith Malinga ended with the figures of three for 39 in 6.4 overs, while Isuru Udana and Thisara Perera also chipped in with a wicket each. 

Jun 05, 2019, 00:06 AM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 34 runs in rain-hit clash

Afghanistan bundled out Sri Lanka for 201 runs in their second International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup 2019 clash at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Tuesday.

Jun 04, 2019, 14:30 PM IST

World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne calls for batting patience after New Zealand drubbing

Sri Lanka will lock horns with Afghanistan in their next clash of the mega event on June 4 at the same venue. 

Jun 01, 2019, 23:23 PM IST