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Thisara Perera      

Full name Narangoda Liyanaarachchilage Thisara Chirantha Perera

Born April 3, 1989, Colombo

Current age 28 years 139 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Chennai Super Kings, Colts Cricket Club, Gloucestershire, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Kings XI Punjab, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Melbourne Renegades, Mumbai Indians, Quetta Gladiators, Rising Pune Supergiants, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Under-19s, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Wayamba

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 6 ft 1 in

Education St. Joseph's College, Maradana

Narangoda Liyanaarachchilage Thisara Chirantha Perera
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 6 10 0 203 75 20.30 278 73.02 0 1 21 4 1 0
ODIs Insights on odi 120 90 13 1350 80* 17.53 1230 109.75 0 7 107 46 50 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 56 47 18 654 49 22.55 456 143.42 0 0 54 29 18 0
First-class 32 50 6 1389 113* 31.56 1612 86.16 1 8 131 53 23 0
List A 181 139 26 2309 80* 20.43 2133 108.25 0 11 174 90 70 0
T20s Insights on t20 208 171 50 2259 72 18.66 1612 140.13 0 2 164 112 84 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 6 8 954 653 11 4/63 4/151 59.36 4.10 86.7 1 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 120 114 4331 4181 129 6/44 6/44 32.41 5.79 33.5 3 3 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 56 44 686 1027 36 3/33 3/33 28.52 8.98 19.0 0 0 0
First-class 32 50 3452 2212 55 5/69 6/139 40.21 3.84 62.7 2 1 0
List A 181 174 6727 6501 217 6/44 6/44 29.95 5.79 31.0 8 6 0
T20s Insights on t20 208 191 3382 4732 188 5/26 5/26 25.17 8.39 17.9 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, May 26-30, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, Jul 8-12, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Kolkata, Dec 24, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla, Aug 20, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Providence, May 3, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Apr 6, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 21-23, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Jan 31-Feb 2, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Colts Cricket Club v Moors Sports Club at Colombo (Moors), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla, Aug 20, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Basnahira North v Wayamba at Colombo (Colts), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Gloucestershire v Somerset at Bristol, Aug 4, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 0/18 Sri Lanka v India Dambulla 20 Aug 2017 ODI # 3905 Insights on
2/36 Gloucs v Somerset Bristol 4 Aug 2017 T20
1, 1/9 Gloucs v Glamorgan Cardiff 3 Aug 2017 T20
- Gloucs v Essex Chelmsford 29 Jul 2017 T20
26*, 1/19 Gloucs v Hampshire Bristol 28 Jul 2017 T20
2/25, 2 Gloucs v Glamorgan Bristol 25 Jul 2017 T20
1, 3/31 Gloucs v Kent Canterbury 18 Jul 2017 T20
1/18 Gloucs v Sussex Cheltenham 16 Jul 2017 T20
1, 1/43 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Cardiff 12 Jun 2017 ODI # 3888 Insights on
1/54 Sri Lanka v India The Oval 8 Jun 2017 ODI # 3882 Insights on
Profile

A bustling right-arm seamer and sporadically effective left-handed hitter, Thisara Perera has been been in Sri Lanka's short-format sides since 2010. Bowling is ostensibly Perera's major skill but, often deployed in the lower-middle order, he is also capable of delivering furious finishes to an innings. Perera is particularly severe on spin, which has led to his being used as a pinch-hitter through the middle overs, but he has at times also been weak to quality pace bowling.

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Jun 12, 2017

Thisara Perera celebrates the wicket of Mohammad Hafeez, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, Group B, Cardiff, June 12, 2017

Thisara Perera celebrates the wicket of Mohammad Hafeez

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Jun 8, 2017

Thisara Perera returned to Sri Lanka's attack, India v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy 2017, The Oval, London, June 8, 2017

Thisara Perera returned to Sri Lanka's attack

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Apr 6, 2017

Thisara Perera slams one into the leg side, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Colombo, April 6, 2017

Thisara Perera slams one into the leg side

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