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Dilruwan Perera


ABOUT

Full NameMahawaduge Dilruwan Kamalaneth Perera

BornJuly 22, 1982

Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

NationalitySri Lanka

RoleAll-rounder, Right-handed Batsman, Right arm off spin Bowler

Relation(s)Rangi Prasadi (Spouse)

BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 13 12 152 199 0 12.66 76.38 0 0 30 13 3 2 0
TESTs 41 73 1208 2556 8 18.58 47.26 0 6 95 145 22 19 0
T20Is 3 2 1 6 0 0.50 16.66 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
T20s 79 64 779 714 6 13.43 109.10 0 1 62 80 19 21 0
LISTAs 175 161 2650 0 9 17.43 0 8 74 0 0 56 0
FIRSTCLASS 214 346 7589 0 25 23.64 4 41 137* 0 0 144 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 13 10 76 409 13 31.46 5.38 3/48 0 0
TESTs 41 74 1707.4 5512 156 35.33 3.22 10/78 8 2
T20Is 3 3 10 72 3 24.00 7.20 3/26 0 0
T20s 79 75 240.1 1559 71 21.95 6.49 3/14 0 0
LISTAs 175 0 1186.2 4871 163 29.88 4.10 6/28 2 0
FIRSTCLASS 214 0 6657.1 20337 762 26.68 3.05 0 39 4
ABOUT

Dilruwan Perera Biography


Dilruwan Perera is a Sri Lankan all-rounder who was born on July 22, 1982 in Panadura, Sri Lanka. He is a right arm off break bowler and a handy batsman too.


Background


He was a part of the Sri Lanka U19 team and also played for Sri Lanka U-23 team, where he took 55 wickets in just seven games for Chilaw Marians Cricket Club.


Debut


On October 13, 2007 Perera made his ODI debut against England where he opened the innings with bat and scored 30 runs. With the presence of Muralitharan in the side and later by Rangana Herath, Perera could not find his place in the squad.


This made his Test debut come after almost seven years later in 2014. He played his maiden test against Pakistan at Sharjah. Batting down the order, he scored 95 runs in the first innings and picked up one wicket in the match.


Rise to Glory


In the Warne-Muralitharan Trophy 2016, Perera showed his class along with Herath and ended up 15 wickets in the series. His career best performance of 6-70 also came in this series only.


Sri Lanka eventually won the series. His performances grew after that be it was against India or Pakistan.


Records


Dilruwan Perera was named the Sri Lanka’s all-rounder of the year for 2016-17. He is the fastest Sri Lankan to take 50 wickets (11 matches) and 100 wickets (25 matches) in test cricket.


He is also the first Sri Lankan to score a fifty and take a 10-wicket haul in the same match.

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