Dimuth Karunaratne signs as Hampshire’s overseas player for the 2019 season


The 30-year-old opening batsman has enjoyed a stellar year with Sri Lanka and was voted into the ICC Test team of the year last month. Hampshire Director of Cricket, Giles White said: “We’re delighted to have Dimuth with us for the first half of the season and we’re excited about what he brings to the group, both on and off the pitch. Dimuth Karunaratne said: “It has always been my dream to play in the County Championship and I couldn’t be happier for it to be at a county like Hampshire. I am looking forward to continue building on the success from 2018 by playing an important role in Hampshire’s future.”