Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 24 years 123 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 41 39 3 839 106 23.30 999 83.98 1 4 87 22 14 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 103 98 9 2493 155 28.01 2842 87.71 2 16 230 62 61 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 41 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 18 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 103 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v England at Pallekele, Dec 10-11, 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 Colts Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (RPS), Dec 18, 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
62* Colts v Ragama Colombo (RPS) 18 Dec 2014 LA
0 Colts v SL Air SC Colombo (Colts) 16 Dec 2014 LA
44 Colts v Moors Colombo (Colts) 14 Dec 2014 LA
78* Colts v SLPACC Colombo (NCC) 13 Dec 2014 LA
0 Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 10 Dec 2014 ODI # 3565
31 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (RPS) 7 Dec 2014 ODI # 3563
0 Sri Lanka v England Hambantota 3 Dec 2014 ODI # 3561
9 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (RPS) 29 Nov 2014 ODI # 3557
59 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (RPS) 26 Nov 2014 ODI # 3554
56 Sri Lanka A v England XI Colombo (SSC) 21 Nov 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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Dec 6, 2014

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

Kusal Perera retains the backing of his captain

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Nov 26, 2014

Kusal Perera overcame his lean series in India with a strong start, Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Colombo, November 26, 2014

Kusal Perera overcame his lean series in India with a strong start

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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

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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Pallekele - Mar 31, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 17 runs
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Pallekele - Mar 28, 2013
Bangladesh won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Hambantota - Mar 25, 2013
No result
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Hambantota - Mar 23, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 32 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS) - Mar 16-19, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
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