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Kusal Perera

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

His cricket hero is Sanath Jayasuriya.

RUNS
934
AVERAGE
32.21

Kusal Perera

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

His cricket hero is Sanath Jayasuriya.

RUNS
2739
AVERAGE
31.12

Kusal Perera

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

His cricket hero is Sanath Jayasuriya.

RUNS
1046
AVERAGE
29.06

Wicketkeeper

Bats Left Hand.
Bowls Does Not Bowl

AGE
29
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
18
DEBUT
2015
CAP NO
130
BEST BATTING
153
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
934
INNINGS
32
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
32.21
100s
2
50s
4
MATCHES
98
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
2739
INNINGS
93
NOT OUTS
5
AVERAGE
31.12
100s
5
50s
14
MATCHES
36
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
1046
INNINGS
36
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
29.06
100s
0
50s
10

Ponting's World Cup danger men: Sri Lanka

The unpredictable island nation boasts two key threats to opposition teams at this World Cup with Ricky Ponting nominating Kusal Perera and Lasith Malinga as his danger men


1:30

Perera pulls off stunning SL upset

Kusal Perera's 153no was a knock for the ages as Sri Lanka completed a remarkable one-wicket win over South Africa in the first Test in Durban


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Perera retires hurt after shocking blow

Kusal Perera became the second Sri Lankan to retire hurt after being struck on the helmet by a Jhye Richardson bouncer on day three in Canberra


Six of the best: Kusal joins legendary list

After the Sri Lankan's match-winning heroics in Durban, we take a look back at some similar classics from the past quarter-century


Perera the hero in epic Test run chase

Sri Lanka stun South Africa in Durban to claim a one-wicket win after thrilling final stand


Perera-retires-hurt-after-shocking-blow-still

Kusal retires hurt after bouncer blow

Sri Lankan No.4 becomes second batsman to retire hurt after a bouncer blow after taking hit to helmet on third morning


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