Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 26 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

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 10 18 0 565 110 31.38 756 74.73 1 3 74 4 16 8
ODIs Insights on odi 70 67 5 1726 135 27.83 1925 89.66 3 8 181 39 27 2
T20Is Insights on t20i 27 27 0 716 84 26.51 542 132.10 0 6 76 24 7 2
First-class 60 97 5 4097 336 44.53 4884 83.88 12 15 442 101 97 23
List A 139 133 13 3901 155 32.50 4297 90.78 6 24 395 87 80 26
T20s Insights on t20 76 73 4 1472 84 21.33 1157 127.22 0 11 136 62 26 15
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 70 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 27 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 139 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-30, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI India v Sri Lanka at The Oval, Jun 8, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Jan 26, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Apr 6, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Colts Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Oct 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Colts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Panagoda, Feb 14-17, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Colts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Colts), Sep 30, 2009 scorecard
Last List A India v Sri Lanka at The Oval, Jun 8, 2017 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), Apr 6, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
47* Sri Lanka v India The Oval 8 Jun 2017 ODI # 3882 Insights on
44* Sri Lanka v South Africa The Oval 3 Jun 2017 ODI # 3877 Insights on
38 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Birmingham 30 May 2017 Other OD
- Sri Lanka v Australia The Oval 26 May 2017 Other OD
57, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v Scotland Beckenham 21 May 2017 Other OD
0c/0s, 4 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 6 Apr 2017 T20I # 607
0c/0s, 77 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 4 Apr 2017 T20I # 606
64, 0c/0s SL Pres. XI v Bangladesh Colombo (CCC) 22 Mar 2017 Other OD
2c/0s, 26 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Kurunegala 6 Mar 2017 LA
0c/0s, 70* Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Dambulla 4 Mar 2017 LA
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 8, 2017

Kusal Perera was forced to retire hurt with a hamstring injury, India v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy 2017, The Oval, London, June 8, 2017

Kusal Perera was forced to retire hurt with a hamstring injury

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Jun 3, 2017

Kusal Perera plays through the leg side, South Africa v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval, June 3, 2017

Kusal Perera plays through the leg side

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Apr 6, 2017

Kusal Perera whips off the bails on the way down, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Colombo, April 6, 2017

Kusal Perera whips off the bails on the way down

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Country Fixtures Country Results
NZ Women v SL Women at Bristol
Jun 24, 2017 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
AUS Women v SL Women at Bristol
Jun 29, 2017 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
1st ODI: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Galle
Jun 30, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Galle
Jul 2, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
ENG Women v SL Women at Taunton
Jul 2, 2017 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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