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Kusal Perera      

Full name Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

Born August 17, 1990, Kalubowila

Current age 26 years 8 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 60 58 3 1558 135 28.32 1696 91.86 3 8 160 39 24 1
T20Is 23 23 0 609 84 26.47 463 131.53 0 5 61 23 7 1
First-class 52 82 5 3697 336 48.01 4356 84.87 11 12 394 95 94 22
List A 126 121 10 3578 155 32.23 3872 92.40 6 22 353 85 74 23
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 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 23 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 126 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 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 Colombo (RPS), Aug 24, 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 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 Colombo (RPS), Aug 24, 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
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
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
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 24, 2016

Kusal Perera's half-century provided Sri Lanka with a late thrust, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, August 24, 2016

Kusal Perera's half-century provided Sri Lanka with a late thrust

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Aug 24, 2016

Kusal Perera looks to muscle one over the leg side, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, August 24, 2016

Kusal Perera looks to muscle one over the leg side

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Aug 21, 2016

Kusal Perera dislodges the bails as Travis Head is stumped, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, August 21, 2016

Kusal Perera dislodges the bails as Travis Head is stumped

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd ODI: Sri Lanka v Australia at Dambulla
Aug 28, 2016 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 05:00 EDT | 04:00 CDT | 02:00 PDT)
4th ODI: Sri Lanka v Australia at Dambulla
Aug 31, 2016 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 05:00 EDT | 04:00 CDT | 02:00 PDT)
5th ODI: Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele
Sep 4, 2016 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 05:00 EDT | 04:00 CDT | 02:00 PDT)
1st T20I: Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele
Sep 6, 2016 (19:00 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
2nd T20I: Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS)
Sep 9, 2016 (19:00 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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