Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 28 years 63 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 82 78 5 2093 135 28.67 2298 91.07 3 11 224 45 31 2
T20Is Insights on t20i 35 35 0 1023 84 29.22 743 137.68 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 153 146 13 4368 155 32.84 4734 92.26 6 28 450 98 85 26
T20s Insights on t20 89 86 4 1979 84 24.13 1488 132.99 0 17 185 83 30 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 82 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 35 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 153 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 89 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 England at Dambulla, Oct 13, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Jan 26, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Aug 14, 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 England at Dambulla, Oct 13, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Basnahira South v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Burgher), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Galle v Kandy at Pallekele, Aug 30, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
30 Sri Lanka v England Dambulla 13 Oct 2018 ODI # 4053 Insights on
0c/0s Sri Lanka v England Dambulla 10 Oct 2018 ODI # 4052 Insights on
0c/0s, 17 Sri Lanka v Afghanistan Abu Dhabi 17 Sep 2018 ODI # 4038 Insights on
2c/0s, 11 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dubai (DSC) 15 Sep 2018 ODI # 4036 Insights on
9 Kandy v Galle Pallekele 30 Aug 2018 T20
1c/0s, 84 Kandy v Colombo Pallekele 29 Aug 2018 T20
3 Sri Lanka v South Africa Colombo (RPS) 14 Aug 2018 T20I # 695
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
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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