Kusal Perera

Suranga Lakmal recalled in Sri Lanka squad for Zimbabwe Tests

Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe will play the two Tests from January 19 and January 27 at the Harare Sports Club.

Jan 14, 2020, 19:33 PM IST

Hamstring injury rules Kusal Perera out of remainder of South Africa tour

Sri Lanka will play their inconsequential fourth ODI at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.

Mar 12, 2019, 13:19 PM IST

Quinton De Kock smashes ton as South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 71 runs

After South Africa had been put into bat, De Kock smashed 121 off 108 balls at the top of the order-- his 14th ODI hundred -- as they went on to make 331-5 off their 50 overs.

Mar 10, 2019, 23:58 PM IST

Australian pacer Pat Cummins displaces top-placed Kagiso Rabada in ICC Test rankings

Cummins as well as James Anderson have moved on to the No 1 and No 2 spot in the rankings, following an unexpected defeat for South Africa in the first Test at Durban againsr Sri Lanka.

Feb 17, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Kusal Perera blasts Sri Lanka to victory in first Test against South Africa

The win, Sri Lanka`s first in any format since October, ends South Africa`s run of seven home series victories in a row with the second and final test in Port Elizabeth from Feb. 21-25.

Feb 16, 2019, 19:59 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, Nidahas T20I tri-series, 4th game: When and where to watch

 India will look for revenge when they take on Sri Lanka in the fourth game of the Nidahas T20I tri-series in Colombo on Monday.

Mar 12, 2018, 18:58 PM IST

IND vs SL, Nidahas T20I tri-series: Kusal Perera sparkles as India succumb to a five-wicket defeat

Sri Lanka overcame India in the first game of the Nidahas T20I tri-series by five wickets at Colombo on Tuesday. Chasing 175 to win, Kushal Perera smashed 66 off 37 balls to set the tone as the hosts started their campaign on a winning note with nine balls to spare. 

Mar 06, 2018, 22:34 PM IST

IND v SL, Nidahas T20I tri-series: Kusal Perera goes ballistic as Shardul Thakur bowls second most expensive over by an Indian bowler

Chasing 175 to win in the first match of the T20 tri-series against India at Colombo on Tuesday, Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera went ballistic against medium pacer Shardul Thakur.  

Mar 06, 2018, 21:31 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I: Rohit Sharma, spinners rock Sri Lanka

Rohit's world-record century (118 off 43), India's highest score in T20Is and spin magic woven by Chahal and Kuldeep scripted India's mammoth 88-run win, which gave the hosts a winning 2-0 lead in the series.

Dec 22, 2017, 22:47 PM IST

Kusal Perera

Wicketkeeper batsman

May 29, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

1st T20I: Kusal Perera's brilliant half-century guides Sri Lanka to six-wicket win over Bangladesh

Perera, who smashed nine fours and a six, was out in the penultimate over hoisting a catch to Soumya Sarkar at mid-off off Taskin Ahmed.

Apr 05, 2017, 08:53 AM IST

Sri Lanka announce 15-man squad for Bangladesh ODIs; Mathews left out, Kusal & Thisara recalled

Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement Saturday that Upul Tharanga will captain the hosts of the ODI tournament starting March 25 at the Dambulla international stadium.

Mar 18, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

Triangular ODI series: Sri Lanka hand Zimbabwe thrashing in first match

Four days after Sri Lanka sealed a 2-0 Test series sweep, the tourists bowled Zimbabwe out for 154 before chasing their target inside 25 overs to claim a bonus-point victory.

Nov 14, 2016, 21:38 PM IST

Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 4: Dimuth Karunaratne ton edges visitors out of sight

But with Sri Lanka closing in on a declaration, bad light and then rain took hold, leaving Zimbabwe with less time to hold out for the draw.

Nov 01, 2016, 22:59 PM IST

WADA in doping dock: Sri Lanka seek compensation for wrongful suspension of Kusal Perera

Perera was suspended during Sri Lanka`s tour of New Zealand last December after WADA said he had tested positive for a banned substance, a finding the laboratory later revised.

Jul 06, 2016, 20:23 PM IST

Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 136 runs for 2-0 ODI series win

After losing the toss, Sri Lanka made 377 for eight, Kusal Perera top-scoring with an ODI best 135 and Seekkuge Prasanna making 95.

Jun 18, 2016, 23:05 PM IST

Top 10: Fastest fifties in ODIs

Jun 14, 2016, 19:08 PM IST

Kusal Perera: Sri Lankan wicketkeeper cleared to play after ICC drops doping charges

Perera was suspended during Sri Lanka`s tour of New Zealand but his positive doping result came from out-of-competition testing at a WADA-accredited laboratory in Doha.

May 12, 2016, 10:34 AM IST

Sri Lankan police quiz Kusal Perera, Rangana Herath over match-fixing scandal

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) sources also revealed that captain Angelo Mathews and team manager Jerry Woutersz are due to be interviewed by the FCID.

Jan 15, 2016, 10:39 AM IST

Lasith Malinga ruled out of remaining NZ series, Dinesh Chandimal to lead Sri Lanka in T20Is

Dinesh Chandimal will now replace Malinga as Sri Lanka's T20 captain.

Dec 29, 2015, 18:00 PM IST