Since his debut in January 2013, Kusal Perera has become a prominent figure for Sri Lanka, participating in over 100 matches across various formats. Known for his aggressive left-handed batting style, Perera is a quick run-scorer, showcasing a remarkable strike rate of over 89 in ODIs. He has achieved one century in Test cricket and three in ODIs. Notably, in first-class cricket, he recorded a remarkable innings, scoring 330 runs from 270 deliveries. Additionally, Perera is versatile and can serve as a backup wicketkeeper when needed.