Thisara Perera

LPL 2021: Jaffna Kings crowned champions after beating Galle Gladiators in high-scoring final

The Player-of-the-Season trophy was awarded to Avishka Fernando, who was also named as the man of the match in the final, for his innings of 63 runs in 41 balls. 

Dec 24, 2021, 06:43 AM IST

Thisara Perera announces retirement from international cricket

A powerful hitter of the white-ball, Thisara Perera was an all-rounder and had been a vital cog in the Sri Lankan cricket team.

May 03, 2021, 13:38 PM IST

WATCH: Thisara Perera smashes 6 sixes in an over, becomes first Sri Lankan to achieve the feat

Perera's knock, which had eight sixes in it, was also the second-fastest half-century by a Sri Lankan in List A cricket.

Mar 29, 2021, 17:12 PM IST

Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera dropped from Sri Lanka squad for New Zealand T20Is

Paceman Suranga Lakmal and batsman Dhananjaya de Silva are among other high-profile players who have been omitted for the upcoming New Zealand T20Is.

Aug 25, 2019, 12:22 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Mercurial Thisira Perera poised to repay Sri Lanka's faith

Perera endured a frustrating spell since clubbing a match-winning six to clinch Sri Lanka`s maiden Twenty20 World Cup title in 2014 but has turned a corner over the last 18 months to become one of their most dependable players.

May 25, 2019, 00:20 AM IST

Lockie Ferguson's double strike helps New Zealand beat Sri Lanka in lone T20

Sri Lanka now head into Australia for two Tests, while New Zealand begin preparations for a limited-overs tour to India, starting on January 23.

Jan 11, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera fireworks light up Sri Lanka as New Zealand seal series

The 29-year-old gave New Zealand an almighty scare, smashing 13 sixes and eight boundaries in a 74-ball 140, before he became the final wicket to fall, dismissed by pace bowler Matt Henry.

Jan 05, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

Afridi, Malik, Perera to play for ICC XI against Windies

Afridi and Malik were part of the Pakistan squad that won the ICC World T20 World Cup in 2009, while Perera was a member of the Sri Lanka side that lifted the silverware in Dhaka in 2014.

Apr 19, 2018, 17:10 PM IST

Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Thisara Perera confirm participation for ICC World XI against Windies

Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik and Thisara Perera are the first set of players who have confirmed their participation for the ICC World XI in a T20I against the Windies which will be played at Lord’s on 31 May. The match is being organised to raise funds for stadia in the Caribbean that were badly damaged following Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year.

Apr 19, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

Kusal Mendis, Dasun Shanaka scale Bangladesh's 190, end Sri Lanka's eight-match losing streak

Opener Kusal Mendis scored his maiden half-century in T20 Internationals to lead Sri Lanka's six-wicket rout of Bangladesh in the first of the two matches in Dhaka on Thursday. Mendis smashed 53 off 27 balls while Dasun Shanaka hit an unbeaten 42 as the visitors eased past Bangladesh's record total of 193/5 with 20 balls to spare.

Feb 16, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Thisara Perera halts Sri Lanka slide with win over Zimbabwe in tri-series

Perera claimed four wickets to lead an inspired Sri Lankan bowling attack that limited Zimbabwe to 198 all out before his unbeaten 39 helped the islanders to chase down the target for a five-wicket win.

Jan 21, 2018, 20:25 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: Hosts eye clean sweep, No. 2 rank

For the Islanders, it has been a forgetful year and the two recent defeats against India have just added to their misery.

Dec 24, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: When, where, live streaming, TV listing

India will look to keep Sri Lanka on the mat when the three-match T20I series begins with the first match at Cuttack's Barabati Stadium on Wednesday. The hosts won the Test series and ODI series to continue their domination over the Asian neighbours. India had also swept all three formats on their tour of the island nation earlier this year.

Dec 20, 2017, 12:02 PM IST

1st T20I: Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni lead India's young guns against Sri Lanka

With many of the big names missing, Rohit and Dhoni will expect the young team rises to the occasion when the three-match T20I series begins in Cuttack on Wednesday.

Dec 19, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: As it happened

India win the series against Sri Lanka, 2-1. After losing the opener in Dharamsala, India made a heroic comeback in Mohali, and sealed it in Vishakapatnam.

Dec 17, 2017, 12:20 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Hoping to do something special in familiar conditions, says Thisara Perera

The Islanders' three-match ODI series against hosts India is tied 1-1 ahead of Sunday's decider in Visakhapatnam.

Dec 16, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Rohit Sharma & Co eye series win at fortress Visakhapatnam

India have not lost a series at home since the defeat to South Africa in October 2015.

Dec 16, 2017, 12:33 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Mohali: As it happened

India win the match by 141 runs, thanks to Rohit Sharma's blistering knock of 208 not out that batted Sri Lanka (251/8) out of the match despite Angelo Mathews's 111 not out.

Dec 13, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

India vs Sri Lanka: Thisara Perera confident of repeating Dharamsala show in Mohali

Adverse weather conditions in Dharamsala meant Sri Lanka had to spend an extra night in the hills and only arrived here in today morning. They arrived at the PCA Stadium late afternoon and practised amid cold and overcast conditions.

Dec 12, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI: Thisara Perera lauds Suranga Lakmal after Sri Lanka's emphatic ODI win

Lakmal returned career-best ODI figures of 4-13 to help dismiss India for just 112, with Sri Lanka achieving the target in 20.4 overs and taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Dec 10, 2017, 18:33 PM IST