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Thisara Perera

Sri Lanka|Bowling allrounder
Thisara Perera

INTL CAREER: 2009 - 2021

Full Name

Narangoda Liyanaarachchilage Thisara Chirantha Perera

Born

April 03, 1989, Colombo

Age

32y 33d

Batting Style

Left hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium fast

Playing Role

Bowling allrounder

Height

6ft 1in

Education

St. Joseph's College, Maradana

TEAMS

A bustling right-arm seamer and sporadically effective left-handed hitter, Thisara Perera has been been in Sri Lanka's short-format sides since 2010. Bowling is ostensibly Perera's major skill but, often deployed in the lower-middle order, he is also capable of delivering furious finishes to an innings. Perera is particularly severe on spin, which has led to his being used as a pinch-hitter through the middle overs, but he has at times also been weak to quality pace bowling.

He is the kind of player for whom form in one discipline usually bleeds into the other. Dropped for the limited-overs series against South Africa in July 2014, but roared back in the following ODI series against Pakistan, getting his bowling and his hitting in order. He struck 78 runs at a rate of 169.56 and claimed a series-high nine wickets at an average of 10.66.

Perera has also done well with bat and ball on previous tours to Australia, and has often been at his best against India, memorably slamming the straight six that completed Sri Lanka's World T20 triumph in 2014. His more recent years have been beset by inconsistency but Perera continues to command a place in the side. He has hat-tricks in both ODIs and T20s.

Perera began his schooling at St Anthony's, Wattala, before accepting a scholarship to join St Joseph's College. It turned out to be a productive move as he teamed up with Angelo Mathews and produced many noteworthy performances in the thriving schools cricket scene. Perera played a key role in helping his school break the hoodoo in the Battle of the Saints (against St Peters College) that lasted more than 35 years. He received his maiden national call-up during Sri Lanka's tour of India in 2009 as an emergency replacement for Mathews.

That quickly led to an IPL contract, as he was bought by Chennai Super Kings for $50,000, and he has been one of the few Sri Lanka players to consistently find employment in the competition.
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Career Averages

Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test68954653114/634/15159.364.1086.70100
ODI166157590057401756/446/4432.795.8333.70540
T20I846711021717513/243/2433.669.3421.60000
FC335235902299565/696/13941.053.8464.10210
List A253233889386142826/446/4430.545.8131.501170
T20290260447664332435/265/2626.478.6218.40120
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test61002037520.3027873.020121410
ODI16613316233814019.982086112.0811017684620
T20I84742212046123.15794151.63038864300
FC335261409113*30.63163386.281813354240
List A25320332398614023.303552112.21218300159900
T2029024468369997*21.012466150.00092602091190
Narangoda Liyanaarachchilage Thisara Chirantha Perera
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Thisara Perera celebrates a wicket
Thisara Perera and Johnson Charles rejoice with the LPL trophy
Jaffna Stallions captain Thisara Perera is all smiles with the trophy
A moment of celebration for Jaffna Stallions as Shoaib Malik strikes again
Thisara Perera makes room to power the ball through the offside
Thisara Perera and Charith Asalanka plot Jaffna Stallions' road to the top

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Thisara Perera PROFILE

Thisara Perera began his schooling at St Anthony's, Wattala, before accepting a scholarship to join St Joseph's College. It turned out to be a productive move as he teamed up with Angelo Mathews and produced many noteworthy performances in the thriving schools cricket scene. Perera played a key role in helping his school break the hoodoo in the Battle of the Saints (against St Peters College) that lasted more than 35 years. Perera received his maiden national call-up during Sri Lanka's tour of India in 2009 as an emergency replacement, ironically, for Mathews. It quickly led to an IPL contract when he was bought by Chennai Super Kings for $50,000. Perera is fast establishing himself as one of Sri Lanka's key 'impact' players, capable of clearing the ropes and breaking partnerships with his nippy seam bowling. During the home one-dayers against Pakistan in 2012, he became the fourth Sri Lankan bowler to take a hat-trick in ODIs. Find Thisara Perera profile and stats of batting, bowling and fielding including latest updated news of Thisara Perera, videos and images at Hamariweb.com. Also find detail Player profile and career statistics of Thisara Perera of Sri Lanka.

Thisara Perera retires from international cricket

Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera announces retirement from international cricket

Thisara Perera becomes the first Sri Lankan to hit six sixes in an over

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