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October 07: Dimuth Karunarathne’s record

On this day in 2006, Sri Lankan opening batter and former captain Upul Tharanga passed 1000 runs in ODI matches. He achieved this milestone in his 28th inning.

On this day in 2017, Sri Lankan Test skipper Dimuth Karunarathne became the first Sri Lankan to score 50, 100, and 150 in a day-night Test match. He scored 196 runs against Pakistan at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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