Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 25 years 263 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 3 5 0 169 70 33.80 230 73.47 0 2 24 0 9 4
ODIs 51 49 3 1259 116 27.36 1366 92.16 2 7 128 36 20 0
T20Is 22 22 0 596 84 27.09 448 133.03 0 5 60 23 7 1
First-class 48 75 5 3507 336 50.10 4086 85.82 11 12 370 94 88 19
List A 117 112 10 3279 155 32.14 3542 92.57 5 21 321 82 70 22
Twenty20 71 68 4 1352 84 21.12 1063 127.18 0 10 120 61 26 14
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 51 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 22 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 48 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 117 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 71 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (PSS), Oct 22-26, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v West Indies at Pallekele, Nov 7, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Jan 26, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (RPS), Nov 11, 2015 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Colts Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Oct 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (PSS), Oct 22-26, 2015 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 West Indies at Pallekele, Nov 7, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira South v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Burgher), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (RPS), Nov 11, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1, 0c/0s, 0 Sri Lankans v NZ Board PXI Queenstown 3 Dec 2015 Other
0c/0s, 12 Sri Lanka v West Indies Colombo (RPS) 11 Nov 2015 T20I # 461
40, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v West Indies Pallekele 9 Nov 2015 T20I # 460
3c/0s, 50 Sri Lanka v West Indies Pallekele 7 Nov 2015 ODI # 3704
1c/0s, 99 Sri Lanka v West Indies Colombo (RPS) 4 Nov 2015 ODI # 3702
0c/0s, 14 Sri Lanka v West Indies Colombo (RPS) 1 Nov 2015 ODI # 3701
16, 3c/0s, 5, 0c/1s Sri Lanka v West Indies Colombo (PSS) 22 Oct 2015 Test # 2182
23, 2c/1s, 1c/1s Sri Lanka v West Indies Galle 14 Oct 2015 Test # 2181
2c/1s, 55, 1c/0s, 70 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015 Test # 2179
1c/0s, 0, 0c/0s, 1 SL Pres. XI v Indians Colombo (RPS) 6 Aug 2015 Other
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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Nov 11, 2015

Kusal Perera walks back after being dismissed for 12, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 2nd T20I, Colombo, November 11, 2015

Kusal Perera walks back after being dismissed for 12

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Nov 9, 2015

Kusal Perera took a sharp catch to remove Dwayne Bravo, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st T20, Pallekele, November 9, 2015

Kusal Perera took a sharp catch to remove Dwayne Bravo

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Nov 9, 2015

Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kusal Perera put on 91 for the first wicket, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st T20, Pallekele, November 9, 2015

Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kusal Perera put on 91 for the first wicket

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Tournament Results
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Mar 8, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Mar 6, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Afghanistan v India at Dhaka - Mar 5, 2014
India won by 8 wickets (with 106 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Dhaka - Mar 4, 2014
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Afghanistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Mar 3, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 129 runs
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