Thisara Perera

  • World T20: Sri Lanka celebrate biggest win in 18 years 07-04-2014 08:26 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka fans at home burst firecrackers and danced on the streets as the national team won the T20 WC title beating India by six wickets in Dhaka on Sunday. Instant celebrations broke out at cricket grounds and public parks in the capital Colombo as well as in suburban...
  • Hope Mahela Jayawardene strikes form in Asia Cup final: Thisara Perera 06-03-2014 11:04 PM

    Mirpur: Experienced Mahela Jayawardene's prolonged lean patch is not a concern at all and Sri Lanka hope that the right-hander will live up to his reputation in the summit clash of the Asia Cup against Pakistan on Saturday, all-rounder Thisara Perera said on Thursday. "He (Jayawardene) normally bats very well...
  • Asia Cup: Sri Lanka cruise to final after thrashing Afghanistan 03-03-2014 08:59 PM

    Mirpur: In-form Sri Lanka sailed into the summit clash of the Asia Cup with a resounding 129-run victory over minnows Afghanistan, here on Monday. Opting to bat, Sri Lanka rode on Kumar Sangakkara's patient 76 and skipper Angelo Mathews' breezy 41-ball 45 to post a competitive 253 for 6 at...
  • 1st ODI: Sri Lanka fight back to beat Bangladesh by 13 runs 17-02-2014 10:32 PM

    Dhaka: Captain Angelo Mathews led from the front, claiming 3 for 21, while Thisara Perera hit a career-best 80 not out to help Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 13 runs in the first one-day international at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday. Bangladesh were bowled out for 167 in response to...
  • Sri Lanka sweep T20 series in Bangladesh 14-02-2014 09:27 PM

    Chittagong: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh for a second straight thrilling win on the last ball to sweep their Twenty20 series 2-0 at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Friday. Thisara Perera was in the middle at the end of both victories which retained for Sri Lanka the No. 1 ranking in...
  • BCCI has cleared Thisara Perera's name of match-fixing: SLC 25-09-2013 05:02 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket on Wednesday said that the BCCI has cleared its allrounder Thisara Perera of alleged match-fixing in this year's IPL. "Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that the alleged match-fixing charges referred to Thisara Perera in a certain Indian Newspaper, has been totally refuted by the Anti...
  • CLT20: Perera stars in Hyderabad's win over Trinidad and Tobago 25-09-2013 12:03 AM

    Mohali: Thisara Perera played a rollicking knock as Sunrisers Hyderabad started their Champions League T20 group stage campaign with a four-wicket victory over Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday. Sunrisers were struggling at 70 for 3 in 10.1 overs when Perera came to the crease but the left-handed took the attacking...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Four Sunrisers Hyderabad players part of the mess? 24-09-2013 09:13 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing saga refuses to die down, with names of four players from the franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad now also surfacing as part of the scandal. According to a report published in The Indian Express on Tuesday, arrested Mumbai bookie Chandresh Patel admitted during interrogation...
  • SLC dismisses fixing allegations against Thisara Perera 23-09-2013 04:33 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday denied reports that allrounder Thisara Perera indulged in match-fixing during this year's Indian Premier League, saying that it has full faith in its players. SLC rebuttal comes in the wake of a media report which stated that a Mumbai-based bookie fixed an IPL match...
  • South Africa look to carry winning momentum 27-07-2013 07:41 PM

    Pallekele: South Africa kept their series hopes alive by beating Sri Lanka by 56 runs in the third one-day international in Pallekele on Friday. In fact, the victory ended South Africa's 11-match losing streak in one-day cricket on Sri Lankan soil. Even though the visitors remain under pressure at 2-1...
  • South Africa win 3rd ODI to stay alive in Sri Lanka series 26-07-2013 10:42 PM

    Pallekele, Sri Lanka : David Miller and Lonwabo Tsotsobe played key roles as South Africa stunned hosts Sri Lanka by 56 runs in the third ODI in Pallekele on Friday to stay afloat in the five-match series. Miller plundered a robust 85 not out off 72 balls to steer South...
  • South Africa's Robin Peterson concedes 35 runs in an over 26-07-2013 10:26 PM

    Pallekele: South African spinner Robin Peterson bowled the second most expensive over in one-day cricket when he conceded 35 runs against Sri Lanka on Friday. Left-hander Thisara Perera hit five sixes and a boundary in the 33rd over sent down by Peterson in the third one-day international in Pallekele. With...
  • Hyderabad must beat KKR for play-off confirmation 19-05-2013 12:18 AM

    Hyderabad: The race for the fourth spot still hangs in the balance, and Sunrisers Hyderabad face the last obstacle in their path. After handing Rajasthan Royals one of their more comprehensive defeats this season, Hyderabad have taken out quite a few positives. Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders are already out...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab v Sunrisers Hyderabad, Game 59, IPL 6 11-05-2013 07:10 PM

    Live updates from game 59 of IPL 6 between Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad played at the PCA Stadium in Mohali. Kings XI Punjab innings: End of over 20 - KXIP 120 for 9: Very sloppy end to the innings. Harmeet Singh is run out by Ishant Sharma off...
  • Another humiliating defeat puts Delhi out of playoffs race 04-05-2013 10:58 PM

    Hyderabad: Delhi Daredevils needed to continue their winning momentum against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday, but another humiliating defeat, their eighth in eleven matches, put paid to their hopes of reaching the playoffs of this season of the IPL. The Hyderabad bowlers were accurate as they bowled out Delhi for just...
  • Bowlers and Perera take Hyderabad to first place 19-04-2013 11:16 PM

    Hyderabad: A dramatic collapse of 4 for 1 proved irreparable for Kings XI Punjab, who lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad by five wickets on Friday. For the second game in a row Amit Mishra had a say in a late-innings hat-trick, though it was not recorded next to his name -...
  • IPL 6: Hyderabad snatch dramatic win against Pune 17-04-2013 09:54 PM

    A dramatic 19th over saw Mishra grab four wickets to bowl Sunrisers Hyderabad to a thrilling 11-run win over Pune Warriors on Wednesday. ...
  • IPL 6: Bangalore seek to arrest Hyderabad's winning run 08-04-2013 07:11 PM

    Bangalore: Royal Challenger Bangalore have a tough task on their hands when they play the in-form Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in IPL 6 on Tuesday. Playing at home on Sunday, Hyderabad got the better of Bangalore in a Super Over thriller thanks to Cameron White's heroics with the...
  • IPL 6: Bangalore, Hyderabad look to keep up the momentum 07-04-2013 12:13 AM

    After a dream start to their IPL 6 campaign this season where they beat Pune Warriors India in the opening encounter, Sunrisers Hyderabad will take on Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore in the seventh match on Sunday at the Chinnaswamy stadiun in Bangalore. RCB's campaign too started on a bright...
  • IPL 6: New dawn for Sunrisers after spirited win over Pune Warriors 05-04-2013 11:34 PM

    Hyderabad: A new-look Sunrisers Hyderabad made an inspired start to their IPL 6 campaign by defending a total of 126 with venom, beating a timid Pune Warriors by 22 runs to make it three wins in a row at their home ground of Uppal. The previous two came at the...
  • T20I: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 17 runs 31-03-2013 11:20 PM

    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...
  • Jayawardene lauds improved Perera 25-07-2012 09:30 AM

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