Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 26 years 285 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 27 27 0 716 84 26.51 542 132.10 0 6 76 24 7 2
First-class 60 97 5 4097 336 44.53 4884 83.88 12 15 442 101 97 23
List A 137 131 11 3810 155 31.75 4187 90.99 6 24 385 87 79 26
Twenty20 76 73 4 1472 84 21.33 1157 127.22 0 11 136 62 26 15
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 27 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 137 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Apr 6, 2017 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 Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Panagoda, Feb 14-17, 2017 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 Lions at Kurunegala, Mar 6, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira South v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Burgher), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Apr 6, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Sri Lanka v Australia The Oval 26 May 2017 Other OD
57, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v Scotland Beckenham 21 May 2017 Other OD
0c/0s, 4 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 6 Apr 2017 T20I # 607
0c/0s, 77 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 4 Apr 2017 T20I # 606
64, 0c/0s SL Pres. XI v Bangladesh Colombo (CCC) 22 Mar 2017 Other OD
2c/0s, 26 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Kurunegala 6 Mar 2017 LA
0c/0s, 70* Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Dambulla 4 Mar 2017 LA
59, 1c/2s Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Dambulla 2 Mar 2017 LA
1, 0 Colts v Tamil Union Panagoda 14 Feb 2017 FC
16, 1 Colts v Chilaw Colombo (CCC) 28 Jan 2017 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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Apr 6, 2017

Kusal Perera whips off the bails on the way down, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Colombo, April 6, 2017

Kusal Perera whips off the bails on the way down

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Apr 4, 2017

Kusal Perera is air borne to tackle a short ball, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Colombo, April 4, 2017

Kusal Perera is air borne to tackle a short ball

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Apr 4, 2017

Kusal Perera goes for a big shot, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Colombo, April 4, 2017

Kusal Perera goes for a big shot

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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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