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Kusal Perera

Kusal Perera

Sri Lankan
Player Info
Date of Birth 17 August 1990
Place of Birth Kalubowila, Sri Lanka
Career January 2013 - Active
Role Batsman

Batting & Fielding Statistics

Mat Inns No Runs HS Avg BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Career 77 74 5 2035 135 29.49 2216 91.83 3 11 216 45 27 2

Bowling Statistics

Mat Inns Balls Runs WKTS BBM Avg Econ SR 4W 5W
Career 77 0 0 0 0 0/0 - - - 0 0

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Profile

1. Started off as a right-handed batsman, but switched his stance to emulate his idol Sanath Jayasuriya.

2. Hit a 17-ball half-century, Sri Lanka's joint-fastest, against Pakistan in July 2015, to equal Jayasuriya's record.

3. Became only the second Sri Lanka batsman to score two half-centuries on his Test debut, against India in 2015.

4. Playing in his second ICC CT

5. ODI debut against Australia at Adelaide in 2013

6. An injury to Kumar Sangakkara saw him earn a place in Sri Lanka's limited-overs squad to Australia where he sealed a close victory in a low-scoring game at Brisbane

7. He hit his maiden ODI century against Bangladesh in Mirpur in 2014 and then hammered a 17-ball half-century, Sri Lanka's joint-fastest, against Pakistan in Pallekele in July 2015

8. He hit twin fifties on his Test debut against India at Colombo later in 2015, becoming just the second Sri Lankan to achieve that feat