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Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 26 years 41 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 7 12 0 359 70 29.91 500 71.80 0 2 48 1 15 7
ODIs 63 61 3 1589 135 27.39 1757 90.43 3 8 163 39 25 2
T20Is 25 25 0 635 84 25.40 487 130.39 0 5 66 23 7 2
First-class 52 82 5 3697 336 48.01 4356 84.87 11 12 394 95 94 22
List A 129 124 10 3609 155 31.65 3933 91.76 6 22 356 85 75 24
Twenty20 74 71 4 1391 84 20.76 1102 126.22 0 10 126 61 26 15
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 25 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 129 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC), Aug 13-17, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Sep 4, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Jan 26, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Sep 9, 2016 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 v Australia at Colombo (SSC), Aug 13-17, 2016 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 Australia at Pallekele, Sep 4, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira South v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Burgher), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Sep 9, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
22, 0c/1s Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (RPS) 9 Sep 2016 T20I # 567
0c/0s, 4 Sri Lanka v Australia Pallekele 6 Sep 2016 T20I # 565
14, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v Australia Pallekele 4 Sep 2016 ODI # 3776
6 Sri Lanka v Australia Dambulla 31 Aug 2016 ODI # 3774
11, 0c/1s Sri Lanka v Australia Dambulla 28 Aug 2016 ODI # 3772
54 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (RPS) 24 Aug 2016 ODI # 3769
1 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (RPS) 21 Aug 2016 ODI # 3768
16, 1c/2s, 24, 2c/1s Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (SSC) 13 Aug 2016 Test # 2217
49, 35 Sri Lanka v Australia Galle 4 Aug 2016 Test # 2213
20, 4 Sri Lanka v Australia Pallekele 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
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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Sep 9, 2016

Kusal Perera tries to get under a skier, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd T20I, Colombo, September 9, 2016

Kusal Perera tries to get under a skier

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Sep 9, 2016

Kusal Perera drives en route to his 22, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd T20I, Colombo, September 9, 2016

Kusal Perera drives en route to his 22

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Sep 4, 2016

Kusal Perera took a sharp catch after Matthew Wade gloved the ball, Sri Lanka v Australia, 5th ODI, Pallekele, September 4, 2016

Kusal Perera took a sharp catch after Matthew Wade gloved the ball

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Only T20I: SL Women v Aus Women at Colombo (SSC) - Sep 27
Aus Women won by 10 wickets (with 71 balls remaining)
1st ODI: SL Women v Eng Wn at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 12, 2016
2nd ODI: SL Women v Eng Wn at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 15, 2016
3rd ODI: SL Women v Eng Wn at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 17, 2016
SAf Invit XI v Sri Lankans at Potchefstroom
Dec 18-20, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
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