Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 24 years 98 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 36 34 3 740 106 23.87 868 85.25 1 3 78 21 11 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 94 89 7 2210 155 26.95 2510 88.04 2 13 204 54 57 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 36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 18 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 94 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI India v Sri Lanka at Kolkata, Nov 13, 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 A v England XI at Colombo (SSC), Nov 21, 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
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
1, 1c/0s Sri Lanka A v Ireland Belfast 23 Jul 2014 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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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

© BCCI

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

© BCCI

Jul 12, 2014

Kusal Perera pulls, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Hambantota, July 12, 2014

Kusal Perera pulls

© AFP

Tournament Results
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 31, 2012
Uva Next won by 19 runs (D/L method)
Nagenahira v K Warriors at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 29, 2012
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Wayamba U v Uva Next at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 28, 2012
Uva Next won by 20 runs
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 27, 2012
Nagenahira won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Ruhuna Ryls v Wayamba U at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Wayamba U won by 14 runs
Nagenahira v Uthura at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Uthura won by 15 runs
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