Nimesh Perera - snr      

Full name Modara Meehelage Don Nimesh Randika Gayan Perera

Born September 5, 1977, Moratuwa

Current age 36 years 225 days

Major teams Basnahira South, Chilaw Marians Cricket Club, Colombo Cricket Club, Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Height 5 ft 9 in

Education St. Sebastians College, Moratuwa

Modara Meehelage Don Nimesh Randika Gayan Perera
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 146 228 21 5769 152 27.86 8 29 110 0
List A 90 86 16 1716 90* 24.51 0 7 38 0
Twenty20 21 18 2 270 50 16.87 211 127.96 0 1 25 8 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 146 11343 7309 270 8/24 27.07 3.86 42.0 12 2
List A 90 1256 1057 34 4/28 4/28 31.08 5.04 36.9 1 0 0
Twenty20 21 3 33 53 4 3/21 3/21 13.25 9.63 8.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1995/96
Last First-class Colombo Cricket Club v Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013 scorecard
List A debut 1995/96
Last List A Colts Cricket Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Dec 23, 2012 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Galle Cricket Club at Colombo (Police), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Basnahira South v Wayamba at Colombo (Colts), Apr 23, 2008 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
61, 2/29, 78 Col CC v SLPACC Colombo (CCC) 30 Mar 2013 FC
1, 4 Col CC v Sinhalese Colombo (CCC) 8 Mar 2013 FC
18, 0/14, 11 Col CC v Nondescripts Colombo (CCC) 1 Mar 2013 FC
8, 3/36, 3, 0/11 Col CC v Chilaw Colombo (CCC) 23 Feb 2013 FC
6, 0/11 Col CC v Kurunegala Y Kurunegala 15 Feb 2013 FC
40, 22 Col CC v Tamil Union Colombo (CCC) 8 Feb 2013 FC
0/17, 34, 1* Col CC v SL Navy Welisara 1 Feb 2013 FC
14 Col CC v Colts Colombo (Colts) 23 Dec 2012 LA
33 Col CC v Kurunegala Y Kurunegala 15 Dec 2012 LA
13, 0/13 Col CC v Panadura Colombo (PSS) 13 Dec 2012 LA
Profile

Another player to gain recognition for his performances on the A team tour of England in 1999. An aggressive and adventurous left handed batsman in the middle/lower order and capable leg spin bowler. Nimesh Perera started the A team tour in a blaze scoring a blistering 110 unbeaten, and then capturing 4/25 as Sri Lanka A defeated an ECB XI. Whilst his performances against first class outfits were not as outstanding he impressed sufficiently to earn a place in the Aiwa Cup squad though Upal Chandana's form ensured he did not play a single match. His performances in the following tour matches against the Australians were a let-down culminating in Perera being excluded from the pool of players for the upcoming Sharjah tournament. Still only 22, one feels Perera will have to develop his bowling to push for further selection as Upal Chandana's impressive displays see him well ahead in the current pecking order.

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Sep 7, 2004

Nimesh Perera

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May 16, 2001

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Nov 7, 2000

Nimesh Perera bowls for Sebastianites

Nimesh Perera bowls for Sebastianites

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