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Thisara Perera      

Full name Narangoda Liyanaarachchilage Thisara Chirantha Perera

Born April 3, 1989, Colombo

Current age 27 years 52 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Chennai Super Kings, Colts Cricket Club, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Kings XI Punjab, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Mumbai Indians, Rising Pune Supergiants, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Wayamba

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 6 ft 1 in

Education St. Joseph's College, Maradana

Narangoda Liyanaarachchilage Thisara Chirantha Perera
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 6 10 0 203 75 20.30 278 73.02 0 1 21 4 1 0
ODIs 110 81 13 1178 80* 17.32 1083 108.77 0 5 92 42 49 0
T20Is 52 43 17 616 49 23.69 423 145.62 0 0 49 29 15 0
First-class 32 50 6 1389 113* 31.56 1612 86.16 1 8 131 53 23 0
List A 160 122 24 1951 80* 19.90 1825 106.90 0 8 147 76 67 0
Twenty20 169 139 41 1907 72 19.45 1334 142.95 0 2 139 99 66 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 6 8 954 653 11 4/63 4/151 59.36 4.10 86.7 1 0 0
ODIs 110 105 4067 3889 123 6/44 6/44 31.61 5.73 33.0 3 3 0
T20Is 52 41 638 926 34 3/33 3/33 27.23 8.70 18.7 0 0 0
First-class 32 50 3452 2212 55 5/69 6/139 40.21 3.84 62.7 2 1 0
List A 160 154 5995 5692 200 6/44 6/44 28.46 5.69 29.9 7 6 0
Twenty20 169 156 2728 3777 149 5/26 5/26 25.34 8.30 18.3 0 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, May 26-30, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, Jul 8-12, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Kolkata, Dec 24, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Mount Maunganui, Jan 5, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Providence, May 3, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 28, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 21-23, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Jan 31-Feb 2, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Colts Cricket Club v Moors Sports Club at Colombo (Moors), Nov 19, 2008 scorecard
Last List A New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Mount Maunganui, Jan 5, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira North v Wayamba at Colombo (Colts), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Rising Pune Supergiants v Kings XI Punjab at Visakhapatnam, May 21, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/24, 23 Supergiants v Kings XI Visakhapatnam 21 May 2016 T20
0/27 Supergiants v Daredevils Visakhapatnam 17 May 2016 T20
13 Supergiants v KKR Kolkata 14 May 2016 T20
0/26, 17 Supergiants v Sunrisers Visakhapatnam 10 May 2016 T20
14, 0/40 Supergiants v RCB Bangalore 7 May 2016 T20
0/9, 14* Supergiants v Daredevils Delhi 5 May 2016 T20
12*, 0/35 Supergiants v Mum Indians Pune 1 May 2016 T20
3*, 2/41 Supergiants v Guj Lions Pune 29 Apr 2016 T20
1/32 Supergiants v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 26 Apr 2016 T20
12, 2/28 Supergiants v KKR Pune 24 Apr 2016 T20
Profile

A bustling right-arm seamer and sporadically effective left-handed hitter, Thisara Perera has been been in Sri Lanka's short-format sides since 2010. Bowling is ostensibly Perera's major skill but, often deployed in the lower-middle order, he is also capable of delivering furious finishes to an innings. Perera is particularly severe on spin, which has led to his being used as a pinch-hitter through the middle overs, but he has at times also been weak to quality pace bowling.

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May 21, 2016

Wriddhiman Saha attempts a back flick to run Thisara Perera out, Rising Pune Supergiants v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2016, Visakhapatnam, May 21, 2016

Wriddhiman Saha attempts a back flick to run Thisara Perera out

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May 21, 2016

Thisara Perera was expensive and picked up one wicket, Rising Pune Supergiants v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2016, Visakhapatnam, May 21, 2016

Thisara Perera was expensive and picked up one wicket

© BCCI

May 17, 2016

Thisara Perera takes a catch to dismiss Rishabh Pant, Rising Pune Supergiants v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2016, Visakhapatnam, May 17, 2016

Thisara Perera takes a catch to dismiss Rishabh Pant

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Tournament Results
Aust U19 v W Indies U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 14, 2008
W Indies U19 won by 5 wickets (with 86 balls remaining)
Bermuda U19 v Namibia U19s at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 14, 2008
Namibia U19s won by 102 runs
Nepal U19 v Zim U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 14, 2008
Zim U19 won by 3 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
S Africa U19 v S Lanka U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 14, 2008
S Lanka U19 won by 23 runs
B'desh U19 v Pakistan U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 13, 2008
Pakistan U19 won by 5 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)
England U19 v India U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 13, 2008
India U19 won by 6 wickets (with 44 balls remaining)
Ireland U19 v NZ U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 13, 2008
NZ U19 won by 181 runs
Malaysia U19 v PNG U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 13, 2008
Malaysia U19 won by 59 runs
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