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Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 25 years 348 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 5 8 0 235 70 29.37 323 72.75 0 2 34 0 11 4
ODIs 58 56 3 1503 135 28.35 1641 91.59 3 7 155 38 23 0
T20Is 23 23 0 609 84 26.47 463 131.53 0 5 61 23 7 1
First-class 50 78 5 3573 336 48.94 4179 85.49 11 12 380 94 90 19
List A 124 119 10 3523 155 32.32 3817 92.29 6 21 348 84 73 22
Twenty20 72 69 4 1365 84 21.00 1078 126.62 0 10 121 61 26 14
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 58 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 23 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 124 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Jul 26-30, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, Jul 2, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Jan 26, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jul 5, 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 Pallekele, Jul 26-30, 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 England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, Jul 2, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira South v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Burgher), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jul 5, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
20, 4 Sri Lanka v Australia Pallekele 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
13 Sri Lanka v England Southampton 5 Jul 2016 T20I # 561
6 Sri Lanka v England Cardiff 2 Jul 2016 ODI # 3758
1 Sri Lanka v England The Oval 29 Jun 2016 ODI # 3757
9 Sri Lanka v England Bristol 26 Jun 2016 ODI # 3755
37 Sri Lanka v England Birmingham 24 Jun 2016 ODI # 3753
24 Sri Lanka v England Nottingham 21 Jun 2016 ODI # 3751
135 Sri Lanka v Ireland Dublin (Malahide) 18 Jun 2016 ODI # 3749
32 Sri Lanka v Ireland Dublin (Malahide) 16 Jun 2016 ODI # 3748
42 Sri Lanka v England Lord's 9 Jun 2016 Test # 2205
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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Jul 2, 2016

Kusal Perera is congratulated for the catch to remove Jason Roy, England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Cardiff, July 2, 2016

Kusal Perera is congratulated for the catch to remove Jason Roy

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Jun 29, 2016

Kusal Perera was run out early in Sri Lanka's innings, England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, The Oval, June 29, 2016

Kusal Perera was run out early in Sri Lanka's innings

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Jun 26, 2016

Kusal Perera was run out for 1 early in Sri Lanka's innings, England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, The Oval, June 29, 2016

Kusal Perera was run out for 1 early in Sri Lanka's innings

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Tour Results
West Indies v Australia at Roseau - Apr 23-27, 2012
Australia won by 75 runs
West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain - Apr 15-19, 2012
Match drawn
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Apr 7-11, 2012
Australia won by 3 wickets
WICB Pres XI v Australians at Cave Hill - Apr 2-4, 2012
Australians won by 8 wickets
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Mar 30, 2012
West Indies won by 14 runs
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