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Rangpur Riders v Chittagong Vikings, BPL, Mirpur

Misbah trumps Amir in Rangpur's last-ball win

Nov 22, 2015: Mohammad Amir claimed career-best T20 figures on his BPL debut but he was unable to prevent Rangpur Riders from winning off the last ball, by two wickets, in the tournament opener against Chittagong Vikings

The Report by Mohammad Isam

West Indies in Sri Lanka 2015-16

Thisara back, but Sri Lanka T20 squad focus on youth

Nov 5, 2015: Rookie bowlers Binura Fernando and Jeffrey Vandersay, as well as allrounder Shehan Jayasuriya, find places in Sri Lanka's squad for the West Indies T20s

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2015, Pune

T20 leagues offer great learning opportunities - Thisara

Apr 9, 2015: Thisara Perera has said he likes playing T20 cricket around the world, but was also hoping to find a way back into Sri Lanka's Test side

Arun Venugopal

Australia v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Sydney

Three pairs of fours, and Maxwell's moment of truth

Mar 8, 2015: Plays of the day from the game between Australia and Sri Lanka in Sydney

Andrew Fidel Fernando, Daniel Brettig and Jarrod Kimber

World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka

Thisara seeks bowling mojo at 'lucky' MCG

Feb 24, 2015: The past year has seen Thisara Perera vacillate between extremes of performance. The challenge to him, as for his team, is to rediscover the powers that saw them burn so brightly in parts of 2014

Andrew Fidel Fernando

World Cup 2015

Thisara important to team balance - Mahela

Feb 21, 2015: Mahela Jayawardene has marked out allrounder Thisara Perera as a key man in Sri Lanka's World Cup campaign, labelling him a "match-winner" and a player that can bring balance to the XI

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Dunedin

'No one gives us any chance in any tournament'

Feb 21, 2015: Mahela Jayawardene talks about Sri Lanka's struggles so far in the World Cup, and why their batsmen take as long to bloom as they do

Interview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Colombo

Dilshan, Thisara fined for Level 1 breaches

Nov 27, 2014: Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 25 per cent of his match fee for excessive appealing during the first ODI against England, while Thisara Perera has been fined 20 per cent of his match fee for a separate incident

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Kings XI Punjab v Hobart Hurricanes, CLT20, Group B, Mohali

Kings XI show batting depth in victory

Sep 18, 2014: Making his debut for Kings XI Punjab, Thisara Perera was the match-winner with ball and bat in a five-wicket win over Hobart Hurricanes

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Sri Lanka news

Jayasuriya outlines key role for Thisara Perera

Aug 31, 2014: Sanath Jayasuriya praised allrounder Thisara Perera for his comeback to ODI cricket and said that he could fill the important role of a fast-bowling allrounder for Sri Lanka in the lead to the World Cup

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Dambulla

Thisara will be major part of World Cup squad - Mathews

Aug 30, 2014: For months Sri Lanka's selectors and captain have been speaking of developing pace stocks for the World Cup, and they appear to have lurched closer to that goal in the series against Pakistan

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Dambulla

Sri Lanka seamers rout Pakistan to seal series win

Aug 30, 2014: Pakistan's batsmen simply didn't show up for the series decider, as Sri Lanka shot them out for 102 before chasing down their target in 18.2 overs

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Hambantota

Mathews - 0 hundreds, 22 fifties

Aug 26, 2014: A stats review of the second ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at Hambantota

Bishen Jeswant

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Hambantota

Sri Lanka defend 310 to square series

Aug 26, 2014: After half-centuries from Angelo Mathews, Mahela Jayawardene and Thisara Perera lifted Sri Lanka to 310, the spinners throttled Pakistan's chase

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI v Pakistanis, Moratuwa

All-round Thisara powers President's XI win

Aug 20, 2014: Thisara Perera struck a brisk half-century and then took two wickets to help Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI beat Pakistanis by 13 runs according to the D/L method

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Caribbean Premier League 2014

Shah, Dunk among four CPL replacements

Jul 10, 2014: Owais Shah and Ben Dunk have been signed as replacements for Ahmed Shehzad and Thisara Perera in the Caribbean Premier League

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka A in England and Ireland 2014

Tharanga to lead Sri Lanka A in England

Jun 25, 2014: Upul Tharanga, who has been in and out of the Sri Lanka limited-overs outfit, was named captain of a 16-man A squad which tours England and Ireland in July

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v Sri Lanka, T20, The Oval

Gurney gets himself off the mark

May 20, 2014: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from The Oval

Andrew McGlashan at The Oval

England v Sri Lanka, T20, The Oval

Thisara, Malinga script Sri Lanka win

May 20, 2014: The world champions, Sri Lanka, began their T20 life without Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara by securing a nine-run victory at The Oval

The Report by Andrew McGlashan at The Oval

Sri Lanka in Ireland 2014

Eranga replaces Thisara for Ireland ODIs

May 3, 2014: Sri Lanka have called up fast bowler Shaminda Eranga to their squad for two ODIs against Ireland after Thisara Perera failed to get a visa approved in time

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