Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne has closed in on a top-10 spot in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after a successful second Test against Bangladesh in Kandy which his side won by 209 runs to clinch the two-match series 1-0.
5 May 2021
Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunaratne struck his career best of 244 off 437 deliveries in the first test match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at Pallekele.
27 April 2021
Sri Lanka batted out the last day to earn a draw against West Indies in the second and final Sandals Test match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, on Friday.
3 April 2021
If you want to compete.... you definitely have got to have a good batting line-up - Dimuth Karunaratne
Sri Lanka’s World Cup fate is out of their own hands after defeat to South Africa on Friday in Durham.
30 June 2019
Dimuth Karunaratne was frustrated at his side’s inability to rotate the strike after their semi-final hopes were left hanging by a thread in Durham on Friday.
28 June 2019
Lasith Malinga is an example for the rest of Sri Lanka to follow – according to his captain Dimuth Karunaratne.
21 June 2019
Dimuth Karunaratne has labelled England the best players of spin at this World Cup
20 June 2019
Dimuth Karunaratne insists the Sri Lanka batting order will have full licence to take on the short ball when they face off with Australia in their crunch ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup clash at the Oval.
14 June 2019
Sri Lanka Captain Dimuth Karunaratne comments at post-match press conference
11 June 2019
For picking a 10-wicket haul in the second Test in Bloemfontein and leading South Africa to an innings victory against Bangladesh, fast bowler Kagiso Rabada is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
9 October 2017
For scoring a terrific 176 runs off 130 deliveries in the fourth One-Day International against England at Kennington Oval, West Indies opening batsman Evin Lewis wins the Cricket World Player of the Week award.
2 October 2017
India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan is the Cricket World Player of the Week for setting up a massive 304 run victory in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.
31 July 2017
Ireland opening batsman Paul Stirling has been named the Cricket World Player of the Week for his consistent performances against Afghanistan in the ongoing One-Day International series in Greater Noida.
20 March 2017
For picking a 13-wicket haul in the second Test against Zimbabwe and leading Sri Lanka to a 2-0 series whitewash in Harare, veteran left-arm-spinner Rangana Herath is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
14 November 2016
For his unbeaten knock of 269 which came in just 285 deliveries in the first Test against West Indies, Australia’s Adam Voges is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
14 December 2015
For his valiant yet steady knock of 186 setting the platform for Sri Lanka's innings victory in the first Test against West Indies in Galle, Dimuth Karunaratne is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
19 October 2015
Dimuth Karunaratne and Dinesh Chandimal hit 'daddy' hudreds and Rangana Herath struck twice before stumps on day two of the first Test to put Sri Lanka 418 runs ahead of West Indies in Galle.
15 October 2015
An unbeaten 135-run knock by Dimuth Karunaratne established the groundwork for Sri Lanka as the stage is set for the home side to put up a big first innings total against West Indies in the first Test match at Galle.
14 October 2015
Dimuth Karunaratne scored a fine century, but Sri Lanka frittered away a solid early advantage, thanks to some poor batting execution and disciplined bowling from Pakistan, finishing day one of the third Test in Pallekele on 272 for eight.
3 July 2015