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Kusal Perera

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

His cricket hero is Sanath Jayasuriya.

RUNS
565
AVERAGE
31.39

Kusal Perera

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

His cricket hero is Sanath Jayasuriya.

RUNS
1726
AVERAGE
27.84

Kusal Perera

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

His cricket hero is Sanath Jayasuriya.

RUNS
716
AVERAGE
26.52

Wicketkeeper

Bats Left Hand.
Bowls Does Not Bowl

AGE
27
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Kalubowila

COUNTRY

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Bio

Since making his one-day international debut in January 2013, Kusal Perera has made more than 100 appearances from all formats for Sri Lanka.

The left-handed batsman has earned a reputation as a quick scorer who hits the ball hard and has a strike rate above 89 in ODI cricket.

Perera has one Test and three ODI tons to his name, while in first-class cricket he once rocketed to 330 from 270 balls.

Perera can also be used as a back-up wicketkeeper and has performed the role in the past.

 
MATCHES
10
DEBUT
2015
CAP NO
130
BEST BATTING
110
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
565
INNINGS
18
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
31.39
100s
1
50s
3
MATCHES
70
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
155
BEST BATTING
135
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1726
INNINGS
67
NOT OUTS
5
AVERAGE
27.84
100s
3
50s
8
MATCHES
27
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
48
BEST BATTING
84
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
716
INNINGS
27
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
26.52
100s
0
50s
6

Perera posts ton as SL dominate

Kusal Perera made 110 and Kaushal Silva 94 as Sri Lanka took control of the first Test on day one against Zimbabwe in Harare


0:50 Perera-goes-on-controversial-DRS-call-still

Perera goes on controversial DRS call

Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Perera was frustrated to be given out lbw when he appeared to edge the ball during the fifth ODI against Australia


0:38 Faulkner-claims-ODI-hat-trick-still

Faulkner claims ODI hat-trick

Spread across two overs, allrounder James Faulkner ripped out three Sri Lanka batsmen in successive balls to claim a hat-trick in Colombo


Sri Lanka name Perera replacement

Perera departs after playing vital knock in win over India


SL-v-ZIM---Day-1-still

Perera's ton punishes sloppy Zimbabwe

The gloveman dropped twice on the way to a maiden Test ton for Sri Lanka on the opening day of two-Test series


Sri-Lanka-level-series-with-big-win-in-Colombo-still

The future arrives for Sri Lanka

In Kusal Mendis, Sri Lanka now have a young gun they can build their team around for an extended period of time