Chamika Karunaratne

Pravash 24 Jul,2022

Facts of Chamika Karunaratne

Full Name
Edirimuni Chamika Dinushan Perera Karunaratne
Birth Name
Edirimuni Chamika Dinushan Perera Karunaratne
Famous Name
Chamika Karunaratne
Sri Lankan
Birth Date
Currently Married
Louis Karunaratne
Niluka and Dinuka Karunaratne
Father Nationality
Sri lanka


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
Currently Club
Sri Lankan National Team
Started career as
Cricket Player
Came to fame after
2021 T20 World Cup


Currently Married

Sri Lankan cricket and badminton player Chamika Karunaratne plays domestically for Nondescripts Cricket Club, and he also represents the Sri Lankan team. He is a right-handed astonishing bowling all-rounder. The emerging Sri Lankan cricketer has experience playing for several exotic cricket teams. Since 2017, Karunaratne originally represented the Nondescripts.

The Sri Lankan all-rounder has been playing cricket for some time and made his national team debut on February 1, 2019. Along with cricket, Chamika Karunaratne works in a number of other fields. After making his international cricket debut, Chamika played for Sri Lanka in all three forms of the game, with the most recent match occurring on June 24, 2022. He has earned 148 test caps, 196 ODI caps and 88 T20I caps.

Early Life and Parents

Edirimuni Chamika Dinushan Perera Karunaratne, professionally known as Chamika Karunaratne was born on May 29, 1996, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to his parents. Louis Karunaratne is his father's name and his mother's name is not known. He has two siblings; Dinuka Karunaratne and Niluka Karunaratne. Dinuka and Nikula both are professional Sri Lankan badminton players and represent Sri Lanka at international levels.

ChamikaChamika Karunaratne SOURCE: instagram@chamikakarunaratne

Karunaratne was born and nourished in Sri Lanka, where he attended elementary school. He went to Royal College for his higher studies. Karunaratne is also Sri Lankan-national, and his peak point is 5 feet 9 inches (1.80m). Sri Lankan passport is held by Chamika Karunaratne. Karunaratne has short dark hair, black eyes, and a 72 kg weight. 

Karunaratne's Domestic Career

On December 18, 2015, he made his first-class debut for the Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club during the 2015–16 Premier League Tournament. He was included on Kandy's roster for the 2017–18 Super Four Provincial Tournament in March 2018. He was included in Kandy's team for the 2018 SLC T20 League in August of that year. He was included in a preliminary team of 31 players for the 2018 Asia Cup by Sri Lanka Cricket that same month.

ChamikaChamika on KKR's outfit SOURCE: instagram@chamikakarunaratne

He was included in Colombo's roster for the 2019 Super Provincial One Day Tournament in March. He was selected to play for the SLC Reds in the 2021 SLC Invitational T20 League competition in August of that year. He was chosen in the players' draft for the 2021 Lanka Premier League to play for the Dambulla Giants in November 2021. He was purchased by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League competition in February 2022. He was acquired by the Kandy Falcons in July 2022 for the third Lanka Premier League season.

International Career

He was included on Sri Lanka's roster for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup in December 2018. He was included in Sri Lanka's Test team in January 2019 in time for the second Test against Australia. On February 1st, 2019, he played his first Test for Sri Lanka against Australia. He was included in the Sri Lankan ODI team for their series against Bangladesh in May 2021.

ChamikaChamika playing test cricket SOURCE: instagram@chamikakarunaratne

On May 28, 2021, he played in his first ODI for Sri Lanka against Bangladesh. He was included in Sri Lanka's lineup for their series against India in July 2021. He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut on 25 July 2021, for Sri Lanka against India. Karunaratne was selected for the Sri Lankan team to compete in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in September 2021.

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Besides Domestic and International Career

Javelin threw junior national champion Chamika Karunaratne also played international badminton. His brothers Dinuka, Niluka, and Diluka, as well as his father Louie Karunaratne, are also accomplished, badminton players.

He participated in the men's singles first-round matches at the Sri Lankan Badminton Nationals in February 2021 with his older brother, Niluka Karunaratne, the top badminton player in Sri Lanka.

Salary and Net Worth 

Chamika Karunaratne makes a comfortable living playing professional cricket and badminton. Karunaratne has competed in a number of international events, and his successes there must have contributed to his financial success. Chamika Karunaratne makes the most of his money when competing for clubs.

Chamika earns a respectable wage being a member of Sri Lanka's national cricket team. When Chamika plays for Sri Lanka, he earns a basic wage of $35,000 plus additional payments of $7,500, $5,500, and $3,500 for Test, ODI, and T20I matches, respectively. Additionally, Chamika is compensated by the numerous international teams he has before played with.

ChamikaChamika showing his iPhone after a paid partnership with SOURCE: instagram@chamikakarunaratne

Chamika has also played the latest season of the Indian Premier League. He was associated with Kolkata Knight Riders. He earned around 50 lakh INR playing for Knight Riders. Chamika Karunaratne, who is quite wealthy, unquestionably lives a lavish lifestyle. His estimated net worth is $5 million based on this. He does, however, have ties to a number of athletic associations. Karunaratne has undoubtedly profited financially from expanding his company.

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Karunaratne's Relationship Status

Chamika Karunaratne is a naturally reserved and shy person who becomes more so in an amorous mood. He has kept his love relationships a secret due to his shy attitude. It is challenging to identify Chamika's current relationship status because he has never been reported as being in one.

ChamikaChamika and his teammate SOURCE: instagram@chamikakarunaratne

Chamika may be seeing someone else and keeping it a secret till the proper moment. Chamika could not have the leisure to socialize because of his unwavering commitment to his career. Chamika Karunaratne is no longer in a relationship despite the lack of specifics.

Social Media Presence

Chamika is a talented all-rounder who enjoys using social media a lot. On social media, Chamika enjoys sharing daily updates about his life. Among other social networks, Instagram is Karunarathe's favorite. @chamikakarunaratne is the username of Karunaratne's verified Instagram account, which also has a blue checkmark.

Although Chamika uses Twitter as well, he tends to use Instagram more frequently. Chamika has the username @ChamikaKaru29 on Twitter. He has 125k Instagram followers and 100 followers on Twitter. He is also regarded as one of Sri Lanka's and Nondescripts' best players.

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