Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 27 years 188 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Colts Cricket Club, Rajasthan Royals, Ruhuna, Schools Invitation XI, Southern Express, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 5 ft 6 in

Education Royal College, Colombo

Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 10 18 0 565 110 31.38 756 74.73 1 3 74 4 16 8
ODIs Insights on odi 73 70 5 1856 135 28.55 2068 89.74 3 9 193 42 27 2
T20Is Insights on t20i 30 30 0 816 84 27.20 611 133.55 0 7 81 31 8 2
First-class 60 97 5 4097 336 44.53 4884 83.88 12 15 442 101 97 23
List A 142 136 13 4031 155 32.77 4440 90.78 6 25 407 90 80 26
T20s Insights on t20 80 77 4 1572 84 21.53 1228 128.01 0 12 141 69 27 15
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 73 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 30 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 142 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 80 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-30, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Dhaka, Jan 21, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Jan 26, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I India v Sri Lanka at Mumbai, Dec 24, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Colts Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Oct 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Colts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Panagoda, Feb 14-17, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Colts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Colts), Sep 30, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Dhaka, Jan 21, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Basnahira South v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Burgher), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s India v Sri Lanka at Mumbai, Dec 24, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
49 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Dhaka 21 Jan 2018 ODI # 3962 Insights on
1 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 19 Jan 2018 ODI # 3959 Insights on
80 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Dhaka 17 Jan 2018 ODI # 3955 Insights on
4 Sri Lanka v India Mumbai 24 Dec 2017 T20I # 635
77 Sri Lanka v India Indore 22 Dec 2017 T20I # 634
19 Sri Lanka v India Cuttack 20 Dec 2017 T20I # 633
0 Riders v Victorians Dhaka 18 Nov 2017 T20
47* Sri Lanka v India The Oval 8 Jun 2017 ODI # 3882 Insights on
44* Sri Lanka v South Africa The Oval 3 Jun 2017 ODI # 3877 Insights on
38 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Birmingham 30 May 2017 Other OD
Profile

Possessed of a short backlift, powerful forearms and relentless bloody-mindedness, left-handed batsman Kushal Janith Perera's batting is not just inspired by his hero Sanath Jayasuriya's technique, at times, it seems an exact duplicate.

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Jan 21, 2018

Kusal Perera and Kusal Mendis kept Sri Lanka ticking, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, tri-series, Mirpur, January 21, 2018

Kusal Perera and Kusal Mendis kept Sri Lanka ticking

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Jan 21, 2018

Kusal Perera sustained a side problem while batting, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, tri-series, Mirpur, January 21, 2018

Kusal Perera sustained a side problem while batting

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Jan 21, 2018

Kusal Perera tucks one to the leg side, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, tri-series, Mirpur, January 21, 2018

Kusal Perera tucks one to the leg side

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