Full Name Dilruwan Perera
Born July 22, 1982
Panadura
Age 34 Years, 6 Months, 2 Days
National Side Sri Lanka
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Off break
Teams Played Sri Lanka, Basnahira South, SL Clubs XI, Chilaw Marians Cricket Club, Colts Cricket Club, Central Province, Panadura Sports Club, Ruhuna, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Academy, Sri Lankan Invitation XI, Young Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Basnahira, Ruhuna Royals, Rest of Sri Lanka, Ruhuna Reds, Southern Express, Hambantota Troopers, Sri Lankans
Man of the Match Test - 1, ODI - 0, T20I - 0,
Career Span [Test, 2014 - 2016], [ODI, 2007 - 2016], [T20I, 2011],

Dilruwan Perera has had a commendable domestic career with great batting and bowling figures in first-class cricket, especially while playing for the Panadura Sports Club, where he debuted in 2000/01. He then went on to represent Sri Lanka “A”, followed by a tour of Australia with the Under-19 team.

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Dilruwan Perera Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

  M I N/O R HS 100s 50s 4s 6s Avg S/R Ct St
Test 14 24 1 331 95 v PAK 0 2 43 7 14.39 49.10 8 0
ODI 10 9 0 99 30 v ENG 0 0 10 1 11.00 72.79 2 0
T20I 3 2 0 1 1 v PAK 0 0 0 0 0.50 16.66 - -

Bowling Performance

  I O M R W Best 3w 5w Avg E/R S/R
Test 27 619.1 105 1866 67 6/70 v AUS 5 4 27.85 3.01 55.44
ODI 8 63 1 337 11 3/48 v AUS 2 0 30.63 5.34 34.36
T20I 3 10 0 72 3 3/26 v AUS 1 0 24.00 7.20 20.00

Dilruwan Perera Profile

Dilruwan Perera has had a commendable domestic career with great batting and bowling figures in first-class cricket, especially while playing for the Panadura Sports Club, where he debuted in 2000/01. He then went on to represent Sri Lanka “A”, followed by a tour of Australia with the Under-19 team.

An all-rounder who idolizes the likes of Muttiah Muralidaran and Saqlain Mushtaq, Perera's weapons are the off breaks and the arm-ball that helped him earned a place in Sri Lanka A's tour of England in 2007. A right-hand batsman, he went on to score some fruitful runs at various batting positions and took wickets at regular intervals. Consequently, Perera made his ODI debut against England at Colombo in 2007. A member of the Sri Lanka Spin Academy, he received valuable coaching under some of the best off spinners to better his skills, and uses “spot bowling” as a tactic to improve efficiency. In 2011, Perera was drafted into Sri Lanka's T20I squad for their series against Australia.


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