Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 24 years 254 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 43 41 3 866 106 22.78 1022 84.73 1 4 89 24 14 0
T20Is 18 18 0 521 84 28.94 390 133.58 0 5 49 22 5 0
First-class 42 66 3 3004 336 47.68 3467 86.64 9 9 302 89 75 14
List A 107 102 10 2689 155 29.22 3020 89.03 3 17 256 65 63 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 43 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 18 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 42 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 107 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Mar 18, 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 Colts Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Feb 27-Mar 1, 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 A v Pakistan A at Matara, Apr 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
2c/0s, 114* Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Matara 26 Apr 2015 LA
0, 0c/0s Colts v Sinhalese Colombo (SSC) 9 Apr 2015 T20
6 Colts v SLPACC Colombo (Bloomfield) 8 Apr 2015 T20
- Colts v Nondescripts Colombo (NCC) 7 Apr 2015 T20
10 Colts v Chilaw Colombo (SSC) 5 Apr 2015 T20
73 Colts v Bloomfield Panagoda 4 Apr 2015 T20
63, 0c/0s Colts v SL Air SC Colombo (Colts) 2 Apr 2015 T20
1c/0s, 9 Colts v Moors Colombo (CCC) 1 Apr 2015 T20
3 Sri Lanka v South Africa Sydney 18 Mar 2015 ODI # 3640
24 Sri Lanka v Scotland Hobart 11 Mar 2015 ODI # 3632
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.

  • Read More
Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Mar 18, 2015

Kyle Abbott had Kusal Perera caught behind, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015

Kyle Abbott had Kusal Perera caught behind

© Getty Images

Mar 10, 2015

Hop, skip and jump: Kusal Perera trains with a skipping rope, World Cup 2015, Hobart, March 10, 2015

Hop, skip and jump: Kusal Perera trains with a skipping rope

© AFP

Dec 6, 2014

Kusal Perera retains the backing of his captain, Colombo, December 6, 2014

Kusal Perera retains the backing of his captain

© AFP

Results
Moors v Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC) - Apr 5-8, 2013
Sinhalese won by 6 wickets
Badureliya v Chilaw at Kaluthara - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Bloomfield v Colts at Colombo (Bloomfield) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Bloomfield won by an innings and 163 runs
Col CC v SLPACC at Colombo (CCC) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Kurunegala Y v SL Navy at Kurunegala - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
SL Navy won by 6 wickets
Lankan CC v Ragama at Katunayake - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Ragama won by 201 runs
Moors v Panadura at Colombo (Moors) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Moors won by 7 runs
Saracens v SL Army at Panagoda - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
SL Army won by an innings and 2 runs
SL Air SC v Burgher at Colombo (Riffle) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Tamil Union v Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
All recent results »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days