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Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 24 years 345 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 18 18 0 521 84 28.94 390 133.58 0 5 49 22 5 0
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 67 64 4 1277 84 21.28 1005 127.06 0 10 109 60 24 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 48 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 18 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 45 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 114 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 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 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 Colts Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Apr 9, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
2c/1s, 119* Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Colombo (RPS) 6 May 2015 FC
87, 0c/0s Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Colombo (RPS) 2 May 2015 LA
110, 1c/0s Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Hambantota 29 Apr 2015 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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Jul 26, 2015

Kusal Perera is thrilled on reaching his second ODI hundred, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Hambantota, July 26, 2015

Kusal Perera is thrilled on reaching his second ODI hundred

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Jul 26, 2015

Kusal Perera lost his balance while trying to block a yorker, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Hambantota, July 26, 2015

Kusal Perera lost his balance while trying to block a yorker

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Jul 26, 2015

Kusal Perera collected a lot of runs on the leg side, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Hambantota, July 26, 2015

Kusal Perera collected a lot of runs on the leg side

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st T20I: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS)
Jul 30, 2015 (19:00 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
2nd T20I: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS)
Aug 1, 2015 (19:00 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
1st Test: Sri Lanka v India at Galle
Aug 12-16, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS)
Aug 20-24, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
3rd Test: Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC)
Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
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