Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 25 years 12 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 48 46 3 1096 116 25.48 1211 90.50 2 5 118 30 16 0
T20Is 20 20 0 544 84 27.20 407 133.66 0 5 52 22 6 1
First-class 45 70 5 3338 336 51.35 3856 86.56 11 10 346 94 79 15
List A 114 109 10 3116 155 31.47 3387 91.99 5 19 311 76 66 22
Twenty20 69 66 4 1300 84 20.96 1022 127.20 0 10 112 60 25 14
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 48 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 45 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 114 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 69 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota, Jul 26, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Jan 26, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Aug 1, 2015 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 Pakistan A at Dambulla, May 20-23, 2015 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 Pakistan at Hambantota, Jul 26, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira South v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Burgher), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Aug 1, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1c/0s, 0, 0c/0s, 1 SL Pres. XI v Indians Colombo (RPS) 6 Aug 2015 Other
19, 1c/1s Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 1 Aug 2015 T20I # 449
0c/0s, 4 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 30 Jul 2015 T20I # 448
116 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Hambantota 26 Jul 2015 ODI # 3672
0 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 22 Jul 2015 ODI # 3671
20 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 19 Jul 2015 ODI # 3670
68 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Pallekele 15 Jul 2015 ODI # 3669
26 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Dambulla 11 Jul 2015 ODI # 3664
90, 0c/0s, 102* Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Dambulla 20 May 2015 FC
23, 2c/0s Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Pallekele 13 May 2015 FC
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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Aug 28, 2015

Kusal Perera gets his Test cap from former Sri Lanka opener Sidath Wettimuny, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 1st day, August 28, 2015

Kusal Perera gets his Test cap from former Sri Lanka opener Sidath Wettimuny

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Aug 1, 2015

Kusal Perera is bowled by Shoaib Malik, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd T20, Colombo, August 1, 2015

Kusal Perera is bowled by Shoaib Malik

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Aug 1, 2015

Kusal Perera targets the off side, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd T20, Colombo, August 1, 2015

Kusal Perera targets the off side

© Associated Press

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC) - Aug 28-Sep 1
India 292/8 (95.3 ov)
NZ Winter TS v Sri Lanka A at Lincoln
Oct 1, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 17:30 EDT -1d | 16:30 CDT -1d | 14:30 PDT -1d)
NZ Winter TS v Sri Lanka A at Lincoln
Oct 2, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 17:30 EDT -1d | 16:30 CDT -1d | 14:30 PDT -1d)
1st unofficial ODI: NZ A v Sri Lanka A at Christchurch
Oct 5, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 17:30 EDT -1d | 16:30 CDT -1d | 14:30 PDT -1d)
2nd unofficial ODI: NZ A v Sri Lanka A at Christchurch
Oct 7, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 17:30 EDT -1d | 16:30 CDT -1d | 14:30 PDT -1d)
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