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Thisara Perera

Thisara Perera

Sri Lankan
Player Info
Date of Birth 03 April 1989
Place of Birth Colombo, Sri Lanka
Career December 2009 - Active
Role Allrounder

Batting & Fielding Statistics

Mat Inns No Runs HS Avg BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Career 138 106 15 1734 80* 19.05 1551 111.79 0 9 142 58 52 0

Bowling Statistics

Mat Inns Balls Runs WKTS BBM Avg Econ SR 4W 5W
Career 137 131 4,981 4,822 156 6/44 30.91 5.80 31.92 5 3

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1. In an ODI against South Africa in 2013, he hit Robin Peterson for 35 runs in a single over (6,wd, 6,6,6,4,6), which is the second-most expensive over in ODI history.

2. Is only the second bowler, after Brett Lee, to have picked up a hat-trick in an ODI as well as a T20I.

3. Holds the Sri Lanka record for highest ODI score from No. 9, when he scored an unbeaten 80 against Bangladesh in 2014.

4. Playing in his second ICC CT

5. ODI debut against India at Kolkata in 2009

6. In 2013 he hit 34 from one Robin Peterson over in an ODI at Pallekele – the second-most expensive over in ODI history

7. A veteran of four ICC WT20 competitions, he was part of the Sri Lanka side who won the 2014 competition in Bangladesh

8. He became just the second player after Brett Lee to take hat-tricks in both ODI and T20I cricket