Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
When did Dilruwan Perera make his ODI and Test debuts, and how did he perform?
Dilruwan Perera made his ODI debut on October 13, 2007, against England, scoring a solid 30 runs as an opening batsman. His Test debut came on January 16, 2014, against Pakistan, where he scored an impressive 95 runs, the highest in Sri Lanka’s first innings.
What are some of Dilruwan Perera's significant achievements in international cricket?
Perera is known for becoming the fastest Sri Lankan bowler to reach 50 and 100 Test wickets on home soil. He also achieved a ten-wicket haul in a match against South Africa and became the first Sri Lankan to take a five-wicket haul in a day-night Test.
What role did Dilruwan Perera play in domestic cricket, and when did he retire from international cricket?
Dilruwan Perera was an integral part of various domestic teams like the Colts Cricket Club and Kandy Tuskers. He announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket on January 26, 2022, leaving a lasting legacy.