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Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 26 years 157 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 10 18 0 565 110 31.38 756 74.73 1 3 74 4 16 8
ODIs 68 65 3 1635 135 26.37 1815 90.08 3 8 171 39 26 2
T20Is 25 25 0 635 84 25.40 487 130.39 0 5 66 23 7 2
First-class 57 91 5 4079 336 47.43 4833 84.39 12 15 439 101 96 23
List A 134 128 10 3655 155 30.97 3991 91.58 6 22 364 85 76 24
Twenty20 74 71 4 1391 84 20.76 1102 126.22 0 10 126 61 26 15
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 25 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 134 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Nov 27, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Jan 26, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Sep 9, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Colts Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Oct 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-30, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Colts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Colts), Sep 30, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Nov 27, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira South v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Burgher), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Sep 9, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
7, 6 Sri Lanka v South Africa Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 2016 Test # 2243
25, 51 Sri Lankans v SAf Invit XI Potchefstroom 18 Dec 2016 Other
14 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 27 Nov 2016 ODI # 3810
7 Sri Lanka v West Indies Bulawayo 23 Nov 2016 ODI # 3808
- Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 21 Nov 2016 ODI # 3807
4 Sri Lanka v West Indies Harare 16 Nov 2016 ODI # 3805
21 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 14 Nov 2016 ODI # 3804
4, 0c/0s, 62, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 6 Nov 2016 Test # 2231
110, 0c/0s, 17, 0c/1s Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 29 Oct 2016 Test # 2228
69, 1c/0s, 20, 0c/0s Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Dambulla 18 Oct 2016 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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Dec 29, 2016

The South African players get together to celebrate the wicket of Kusal Perera, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Port Elizabeth, 4th day, December 29, 2016

The South African players get together to celebrate the wicket of Kusal Perera

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Nov 9, 2016

Kusal Perera consistently used the reverse-sweep during his 62, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 4th day, November 9, 2016

Kusal Perera consistently used the reverse-sweep during his 62

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Nov 9, 2016

Kusal Perera cuts en route to his half-century, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 4th day, November 9, 2016

Kusal Perera cuts en route to his half-century

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Plate: Badureliya v Moors at Colombo (Burgher) - Jan 20-22
Badureliya 300 & 91/4 (19 ov) Moors 214
Plate: Bloomfield v Burgher at Panagoda - Jan 20-22
Bloomfield 317 Burgher 236/6 (76 ov)
Super Eight: Chilaw v SL Army at Colombo (PSS) - Jan 20-23
Chilaw 190 & 148 SL Army 183 & 24/2 (10 ov, target 156)
Plate: Galle CC v Saracens at Colombo (Bloomfield) - Jan 20-22
Galle CC 301 & 15/0 (6 ov) Saracens 315
KPCC v SL Air SC at Kaluthara - Jan 20-22
SL Air SC 426/9d KPCC 160/9 (51.3 ov)
Kurunegala Y v SLPACC at Kurunegala - Jan 20-22
Kurunegala Y 143 & 23/1 (7 ov) SLPACC 154
Lankan CC v SL Navy at Colombo (Moors) - Jan 20-22
Lankan CC 436 SL Navy 221/3 (70 ov)
Super Eight: Nondescripts v Ragama at Colombo (CCC) - Jan 20-23
Nondescripts 265 & 209/9 (53 ov) Ragama 127
Police SC v KTC at Hambantota - Jan 20-22
KTC 307 Police SC 183/4 (65 ov)
Super Eight: Sinhalese v Colts at Katunayake - Jan 20-23
Sinhalese 293 & 124/7 (35.3 ov) Colts 100
Super Eight: Tamil Union v Col CC at Colombo (Colts) - Jan 20-23
Tamil Union 377 Col CC 406/8 (86 ov)
S Africa U19 v S Lanka U19 at Paarl - Jan 21
S Africa U19 won by 39 runs
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