Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 25 years 16 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 1 2 0 125 70 62.50 162 77.16 0 2 20 0 3 1
ODIs 48 46 3 1096 116 25.48 1211 90.50 2 5 118 30 16 0
T20Is 20 20 0 544 84 27.20 407 133.66 0 5 52 22 6 1
First-class 46 72 5 3463 336 51.68 4018 86.18 11 12 366 94 82 16
List A 114 109 10 3116 155 31.47 3387 91.99 5 19 311 76 66 22
Twenty20 69 66 4 1300 84 20.96 1022 127.20 0 10 112 60 25 14
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 48 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 46 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 114 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 69 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only Test Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota, Jul 26, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Jan 26, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Aug 1, 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 India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 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 Pakistan at Hambantota, Jul 26, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira South v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Burgher), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Aug 1, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
19, 1c/1s Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 1 Aug 2015 T20I # 449
0c/0s, 4 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 30 Jul 2015 T20I # 448
116 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Hambantota 26 Jul 2015 ODI # 3672
0 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 22 Jul 2015 ODI # 3671
20 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 19 Jul 2015 ODI # 3670
68 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Pallekele 15 Jul 2015 ODI # 3669
26 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Dambulla 11 Jul 2015 ODI # 3664
90, 0c/0s, 102* Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Dambulla 20 May 2015 FC
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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Sep 1, 2015

Kusal Perera and Virat Kohli have an animated exchange of words, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 5th day, September 1, 2015

Kusal Perera and Virat Kohli have an animated exchange of words

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Sep 1, 2015

Kusal Perera plays an uppish drive, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 5th day, September 1, 2015

Kusal Perera plays an uppish drive

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Sep 1, 2015

Kusal Perera cuts the ball, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 5th day, September 1, 2015

Kusal Perera cuts the ball

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Tour Results
India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Apr 6, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Dhaka - Apr 3, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 27 runs (D/L method)
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Chittagong - Mar 31, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 59 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Chittagong - Mar 27, 2014
England won by 6 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Netherlands v Sri Lanka at Chittagong - Mar 24, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)
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