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Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 27 years 362 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Colts Cricket Club, Rajasthan Royals, Ruhuna, Schools Invitation XI, Southern Express, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Wayamba

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 Insights on test 13 24 1 657 110 28.56 897 73.24 1 3 86 4 17 8
ODIs Insights on odi 78 75 5 2035 135 29.07 2220 91.66 3 11 216 45 29 2
T20Is Insights on t20i 34 34 0 1020 84 30.00 740 137.83 0 10 102 38 10 3
First-class 65 107 7 4392 336 43.92 5272 83.30 12 18 482 104 99 23
List A 149 143 13 4310 155 33.15 4656 92.56 6 28 442 98 83 26
T20s Insights on t20 86 83 4 1883 84 23.83 1431 131.58 0 16 178 77 29 16
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 78 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 34 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 149 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 86 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v Sri Lanka at Bridgetown, Jun 23-26, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Aug 12, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Jan 26, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Mar 16, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Colts Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Oct 2-4, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class West Indies v Sri Lanka at Bridgetown, Jun 23-26, 2018 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 South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Aug 12, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Basnahira South v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Burgher), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Mar 16, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8 Sri Lanka v South Africa Colombo (RPS) 12 Aug 2018 ODI # 4031 Insights on
51 Sri Lanka v South Africa Pallekele 8 Aug 2018 ODI # 4030 Insights on
27 Sri Lanka v South Africa Pallekele 5 Aug 2018 ODI # 4029 Insights on
12 Sri Lanka v South Africa Dambulla 1 Aug 2018 ODI # 4027 Insights on
81 Sri Lanka v South Africa Dambulla 29 Jul 2018 ODI # 4025 Insights on
0, 28* Sri Lanka v West Indies Bridgetown 23 Jun 2018 Test # 2309 Insights on
32, 20 Sri Lanka v West Indies Gros Islet 14 Jun 2018 Test # 2308 Insights on
0, 12 Sri Lanka v West Indies Port of Spain 6 Jun 2018 Test # 2306 Insights on
65, 50* Sri Lankans v WICB XI Tarouba 30 May 2018 FC
0c/0s, 41 Dambulla v Kandy Colombo (PSS) 8 May 2018 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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Aug 8, 2018

Kusal Perera hits one off the sweet spot of his bat, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele, August 8, 2018

Kusal Perera hits one off the sweet spot of his bat

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Aug 5, 2018

Kusal Perera prepares to cut, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Pallekele, August 5, 2018

Kusal Perera prepares to cut

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Jul 29, 2018

Lungi Ngidi tumbles in his followthrough as Kusal Perera steals a run, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Dambulla, July 29, 2018

Lungi Ngidi tumbles in his followthrough as Kusal Perera steals a run

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