Kusal Perera

  • Sangakkara's century guides Sri Lanka to victory February 28, 2014

    In pursuit of India's 265, Sri Lanka held their nerves as Kumar Sangakkara (103) guided his team to a two-wicket win. ...
  • 3rd ODI: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh to clean sweep three-match series February 22, 2014

    Mirpur: Opener Kusal Perera hit his maiden century as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by six wickets to sweep the one-day series 3-0 on Saturday. Sri Lanka scored 246 for 4 in reply to Bangladesh's 240 for 8 with captain Angelo Mathews smashing a six over mid-wicket off Naeem Islam to complete...
  • Perera to replace Thirimanne in Sri Lanka squad January 6, 2014

    Dubai: Sri Lanka called up opener Kusal Perera on Monday after experienced batsman Lahiru Thirimanne was ruled out of the remainder of the three-Test series against Pakistan. Thirimanne, 24, suffered an ankle injury in the first of five one-day internationals which Sri Lanka lost to Pakistan 3-2. He was kept...
  • Sri Lanka beat Pakistan to preserve No.1 T20 ranking December 14, 2013

    Dubai: Sri Lanka retained their status as the world's top Twenty20 team by beating Pakistan by 24 runs in a thrilling finish to the second game in Dubai on Friday. The win also levelled the two-match series at 1-1 after Pakistan won the first match by three wickets on Wednesday. Kusal...
  • Sri Lanka call up two newcomers for final ODI against South Africa July 30, 2013

    Colombo: Sri Lanka have named two uncapped players in their 15-man squad to face South Africa in the fifth and final one-day international in Colombo on Wednesday. All-rounder Chathuranga de Silva and left-arm seam bowler Vimukthi Perera, both 23, are among changes made to the team who have already taken a...
  • Kohli, Karthik tons help India beat SL by five wickets in warm-up June 1, 2013

    Birmingham: Virat Kohli and Dinesh Karthik smashed a century each as India warmed-up their Champions Trophy campaign with a five-wicket thumping win over Sri Lanka in their first practice game on Saturday. Kohli (144) teamed up with Dinesh Karthik (106 not out) to rescue India from a wobbly start with a...
  • T20I: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 17 runs April 1, 2013

    Pallekele: Kusal Perera smashed a brisk 64 to set up Sri Lanka's 17-run victory over Bangladesh in a one-off Twenty20 international in Pallekele on Sunday. The opener hit four sixes and five fours in his 44-ball knock as Sri Lanka posted a challenging 198 for 5 before restricting Bangladesh to...