(Sri Lanka Cricketer)
Thisara Perara’s full name is Narangoda Liyanaarachchilage Thisara Chirantha Perera who is is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer and the former ODI captain for Sri Lanka.
He doesn’t play the longest format of the game, but he plays the limited-overs format for Sri Lanka.
He also plays for Colts Cricket Club, Wayamba Wolves, and he joined Gloucestershire squad for playing NatWest T20 Blast. He represented Rising Pune Supergiants in the Indian Premier League and he is primarily a bowling all-rounder. An aggressive left-handed batsman who can hit big sixes in death overs is also a useful right-arm medium-fast bowler.
On 26 July 2013 against the Proteas, Thisara Perera scored 35 runs in an over against Robin Peterson. It got recorded as the second most expensive over in ODI History.
|Nickname: ||Thisara Perera, TP, Panda |
|Profession: ||Sri Lankan Cricketer |
|Autobiography: ||NA |
|Biopic: ||NA |
|Physical Appearance |
|Height (approx.): ||185 cms |
|Weight (approx.): ||80 kg |
|Eye Colour: ||Black |
|Hair Colour: ||Black |
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|Personal Life |
|Date of Birth: ||3 April 1989 |
|Age (as on 2018): ||28 years |
|Birth Place: ||Colombo, Sri Lanks |
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign: ||Aries |
|Nationality: ||Sri Lankan |
|School: || St. Anthony’s College, Wattala |
|College: ||St. Joseph’s College, Colombo. |
|Educational Qualifications: ||Not Known |
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|Social Media |
|Facebook page: ||facebook.com/Official.Thisara.Perera/ |
|Twitter: ||/pererathisara |
|Instagram: ||NA |
|Father: ||Not Known |
|Mother: ||Not Known |
|Sister: ||NA |
|Brother: ||NA |
|Coach/Mentor: ||NA |
|Religion: ||Sinhala Catholic |
|Address: ||Sri Lanka |
|Cricket Career |
|International Debut: |
|Test: ||England v Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, May 26, 2011 |
|ODI: ||India v Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, December 24, 2009 |
|T20: ||Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Guyana National Stadium, Providence, May 3, 2010 |
|Jersey Number: ||1 |
|Domestic/State Team: ||Wayamba |
|Nature on field: ||Agressive |
|Likes to play against: ||Not Known |
|Favourite Shot/Ball: ||NA |
- He started playing cricket at school level and he continued to achieve exellence at college level too. He then went on to represent Sri Lanka at various youth levels, and he subsequently got selected for the 2008 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. In November 2008, he made his first class debut for the Colts Cricket Club. He is also the leading wicket taker for Sri Lanka national under-19 cricket team.
- Perera holds the record for the highest ODI score for Sri Lanka when batting at number 9 position or lower when he scored an unbeaten 80 runs.
- He became the first Sri Lankan to register a hat-trick against Pakistan in 2012.
- Along with Brett Lee, he is the only cricket player to cliam hat-tricks in T20s and ODIs.
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|Favourite sports Commentator: ||NA |
|Favourite Food: ||NA |
|Favourite Actors: ||NA |
|Favourite Films: ||NA |
|Favourite Musicians/Singers: ||NA |
|Favourite Destination: ||NA |
|Smoking/Alcohol: ||No |
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|Cars Collection: ||NA |
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children |
|Marital Status: ||Married |
|Affairs/Girlfriends: ||Sherami Dinulshika |
|Wife/Spouse: ||Sherami Dinulshika |
|Marriage Date: ||Not Known |
|Children: ||NA |
|Net Worth: ||NA |
|Retainer Fee: ||NA |
|Test Fee: ||NA |
|ODI Fee: ||78,00,00 Sri Lanka Rupees |
|T20 Fee: ||NA |
|IPL 11: ||NA |
- He took his first international five-fer against India in 2012.
- In the 2nd ODI of 2012, he took a 6 wicket haul in the match against Pakistan, which is his career best which included a hat-trick.