Thisara Perera      

Full name Narangoda Liyanaarachchilage Thisara Chirantha Perera

Born April 3, 1989, Colombo

Current age 28 years 328 days

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

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 133 101 14 1586 80* 18.22 1427 111.14 0 8 127 56 52 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 68 59 20 864 49 22.15 575 150.26 0 0 70 42 22 0
First-class 32 50 6 1389 113* 31.56 1612 86.16 1 8 131 53 23 0
List A 194 150 27 2545 80* 20.69 2330 109.22 0 12 194 100 72 0
T20s Insights on t20 230 193 55 2591 72 18.77 1823 142.12 0 2 188 131 91 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 133 127 4843 4667 149 6/44 6/44 31.32 5.78 32.5 4 3 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 68 56 930 1401 49 3/24 3/24 28.59 9.03 18.9 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 194 187 7239 6987 237 6/44 6/44 29.48 5.79 30.5 9 6 0
T20s Insights on t20 230 213 3805 5353 211 5/26 5/26 25.36 8.44 18.0 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 Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Jan 27, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Providence, May 3, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Sylhet, Feb 18, 2018 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 Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Jan 27, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Basnahira North v Wayamba at Colombo (Colts), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Sinhalese Sports Club v Badureliya Sports Club at Colombo (Burgher), Feb 25, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/8, 2 Sinhalese v Badureliya Colombo (Burgher) 25 Feb 2018 T20
25, 1/17 Sinhalese v Moors Colombo (Colts) 24 Feb 2018 T20
31, 0/33 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Sylhet 18 Feb 2018 T20I # 651
1/36, 39* Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 15 Feb 2018 T20I # 648
2, 0/31 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 27 Jan 2018 ODI # 3967 Insights on
2/27 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 25 Jan 2018 ODI # 3965 Insights on
4/33, 39* Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Dhaka 21 Jan 2018 ODI # 3962 Insights on
3/60, 29 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 19 Jan 2018 ODI # 3959 Insights on
2/43, 64 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Dhaka 17 Jan 2018 ODI # 3955 Insights on
11, 0/22 Sri Lanka v India Mumbai 24 Dec 2017 T20I # 635
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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Feb 15, 2018

Thisara Perera batted at a strike-rate of over 200, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Mirpur, February 15, 2018

Thisara Perera batted at a strike-rate of over 200

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Feb 15, 2018

Thisara Perera looks an as Mushfiqur Rahim celebrates his second T20I fifty, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Mirpur, February 15, 2018

Thisara Perera looks an as Mushfiqur Rahim celebrates his second T20I fifty

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Jan 27, 2018

A direct hit from Thisara Perera ran out Mohammad Mithun, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-Nation Series, final, Mirpur, January 27, 2018

A direct hit from Thisara Perera ran out Mohammad Mithun

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