Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 27 years 310 days

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

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 12 22 0 629 110 28.59 845 74.43 1 3 84 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 34 34 0 1020 84 30.00 740 137.83 0 10 102 38 10 3
First-class 64 105 6 4364 336 44.08 5220 83.60 12 18 480 104 98 23
List A 144 138 13 4131 155 33.04 4504 91.71 6 26 419 95 81 26
T20s Insights on t20 86 83 4 1883 84 23.83 1431 131.58 0 16 178 77 29 16
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 73 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 34 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 64 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 144 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 86 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet, Jun 14-18, 2018 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 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Mar 16, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Colts Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Oct 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class West Indies v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet, Jun 14-18, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Colts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Colts), Sep 30, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Dambulla v Kandy at Colombo (PSS), May 8, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Basnahira South v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Burgher), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Mar 16, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
32, 20 Sri Lanka v West Indies Gros Islet 14 Jun 2018 Test # 2308 Insights on
0, 12 Sri Lanka v West Indies Port of Spain 6 Jun 2018 Test # 2306 Insights on
65, 50* Sri Lankans v WICB XI Tarouba 30 May 2018 FC
0c/0s, 41 Dambulla v Kandy Colombo (PSS) 8 May 2018 LA
59 Dambulla v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 2 May 2018 LA
85, 3 Dambulla v Colombo Dambulla 21 Apr 2018 FC
61, 2c/1s Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 16 Mar 2018 T20I # 661
3, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v India Colombo (RPS) 12 Mar 2018 T20I # 659
74 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 10 Mar 2018 T20I # 658
66 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (RPS) 6 Mar 2018 T20I # 656
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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Jun 14, 2018

Kusal Perera slaps the ball through point, West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Gros Islet, 1st day, June 14, 2018

Kusal Perera slaps the ball through point

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Mar 16, 2018

Kusal Perera took a composed catch to send back Tamim Iqbal, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 6th match, Colombo, March 16, 2018

Kusal Perera took a composed catch to send back Tamim Iqbal

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Mar 16, 2018

Kusal Perera slogs over the leg side, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 6th match, Colombo, March 16, 2018

Kusal Perera slogs over the leg side

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