Yorkshire cricket bring in Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne

Yorkshire have announced the signing of Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 19th April 2022, 4:25 pm

The 33-year-old batter, who has scored 5,620 runs in 76 Tests for his country, will play three LV= Insurance County Championship matches for the White Rose, starting with this week’s trip to Northamptonshire.

Yorkshire interim managing director of cricket Darren Gough told the club’s official website: “We are delighted that Dimuth will be joining us for the next three Championship games.

“He has proven himself to be an exceptional leader for Sri Lanka and is a tremendous Test match batter.

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Yorkshire have announced the signing of Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne

“It can only benefit the lads in our changing rooms to have a player of his quality and I’m sure they will all get a lot from it. I’m confident he will contribute runs and enjoy his time at Yorkshire.”