Thisara Perara (cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More
By Shalini Singh
Thisara Perera (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.
Thisara Perera, TP, Panda
Sri Lankan Cricketer
Date of Birth:
3 April 1989
Age (as on 2018):
Colombo, Sri Lanks
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
St. Anthony’s College, Wattala
St. Joseph’s College, Colombo.
England v Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, May 26, 2011
India v Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, December 24, 2009
Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Guyana National Stadium, Providence, May 3, 2010
Nature on field:
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Career Turning Point
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.
Favourite Cricket Ground:
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Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
78,00,00 Sri Lanka Rupees
Awards and recognitions
Lesser Known Facts
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.