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Thisara Perera

Thisara Perera

Sri Lankan
Player Info
Date of Birth03 April 1989
Place of BirthColombo, Sri Lanka
CareerDecember 2009 - Active
RoleAllrounder

Batting & Fielding Statistics

MatInnsNoRunsHSAvgBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Career14811516209114021.121841113.5711016379570

Bowling Statistics

MatInnsBallsRunsWKTSBBMAvgEconSR4W5W
Career1471395,2545,1481656/4431.205.8731.8454

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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