Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 24 years 103 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
ODIs 37 35 3 799 106 24.96 942 84.81 1 4 83 22 12 0
T20Is 18 18 0 521 84 28.94 390 133.58 0 5 49 22 5 0
First-class 38 59 2 2689 336 47.17 3157 85.17 8 8 273 76 70 14
List A 95 90 7 2269 155 27.33 2584 87.80 2 14 209 55 58 22
Twenty20 60 58 4 1116 84 20.66 914 122.10 0 8 97 48 23 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 37 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 18 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 95 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Nov 26, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Jan 26, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, May 20, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Colts Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Oct 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka A v West Indies A at Moratuwa, Oct 25-28, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Colts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Colts), Sep 30, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Nov 26, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira South v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Burgher), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Lahore Lions v Southern Express at Raipur, Sep 16, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
59 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (RPS) 26 Nov 2014 ODI # 3554
56 Sri Lanka A v England XI Colombo (SSC) 21 Nov 2014 LA
0 Sri Lanka v India Kolkata 13 Nov 2014 ODI # 3544
4 Sri Lanka v India Hyderabad (Deccan) 9 Nov 2014 ODI # 3543
0 Sri Lanka v India Ahmedabad 6 Nov 2014 ODI # 3540
4 Sri Lankans v India A Mumbai (BS) 30 Oct 2014 Other OD
38, 10 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Moratuwa 25 Oct 2014 FC
1c/0s, 8 Express v Lahore Lions Raipur 16 Sep 2014 T20
8, 0c/0s Express v Mum Indians Raipur 14 Sep 2014 T20
37, 1c/0s Express v Northern D Raipur 13 Sep 2014 T20
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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Nov 26, 2014

Kusal Perera overcame his lean series in India with a strong start, Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Colombo, November 26, 2014

Kusal Perera overcame his lean series in India with a strong start

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Sep 13, 2014

Kusal Perera takes the catch to dismiss Anton Devcich, Northern Knights v Southern Express, CLT20 qualifier, Raipur, September 13, 2014

Kusal Perera takes the catch to dismiss Anton Devcich

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Sep 13, 2014

Kusal Perera slammed 37 off 20, Northern Knights v Southern Express, CLT20 qualifier, Raipur, September 13, 2014

Kusal Perera slammed 37 off 20

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Tournament Results
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Kolkata - May 26, 2013
Mum Indians won by 23 runs
Mum Indians v Royals at Kolkata - May 24, 2013
Mum Indians won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Royals v Sunrisers at Delhi - May 22, 2013
Royals won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Delhi - May 21, 2013
Super Kings won by 48 runs
Sunrisers v KKR at Hyderabad (Deccan) - May 19, 2013
Sunrisers won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Warriors v Daredevils at Pune - May 19, 2013
Warriors won by 38 runs
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