Thisara Perera Biography, Net Worth, Wiki, Height, Age, Career & More

Thisara Perera Biography/ Wiki

Thisara Perera
Thisara Perera

Thisara Perera Wiki/ Biography

Narangoda Liyanaarachchi Lage Thisara Chirantha Perera is his full name and he is a Sri Lankan well-known cricketer. Thisara Perera born on 3 April 1989 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Thisara Perera age is 30 years. He was appointed as the captain of his team for some time and performed well. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-handed bowler and made play very well in his cricket team. Thisara Perera is a well-known all-rounder in the Sri Lankan team. Thisara Perera height is 6 ft. 1 inch. Thisara Perera Net Worth in 2019 is $8 million.

Other basic facts

  • Age (as in 2019): 30 years
  • Hometown: Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Zodiac sign/ Sun sign: Aries
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Body Measurements: chest – 42 inches; Waist – 32 inches; Biceps – 13 inches
  • Height: 185 cm or 6′ 1″ inches or 1.85 m
  • Weight: almost 80 kgs or 176 lbs
  • Nickname: Panda, TP
  • Jersey Number: 1
  • International Debut: ODI debut – 24 December 2009 v India; Test debut – 26 May 2011 v England; T20 debut – 3 May 2010 v Zimbabwe
  • Net Worth(Approx): $8 million
  • Salary: NA

Education Background

In order to get training for cricket, Thisara Perera joined St. Antony’s college in Watala. Afterward, he went to St. Joseph College in Colombo.


He keeps his family details personal, tries not to unhide those details in front of public and nothing is known publicly about his mother, father, sister or brother.

Houses, Cars and Bikes Collection

Thisara Perera has his own beautiful house in Sri Lanka. He is not fond of the bike. However, he is crazy about cars. His favorite cars are Audi and Ferrari whereas he owes Audi and BMW.

Thisara Perera Career

Thisara Perera Net Worth
Thisara Perera Net Worth

He is a left-handed batsman and has played 153 matches up till now. He was selected for under 19 teams of Sri Lanka. In November, Perera made his debut for a known cricket club. Perera played 18 under 19 matches. In his batting career, he played 6 test matches, 153 One Day International matches and 79 Twenty20 international matches.

He has notched a total of 203 runs in test matches; he scored in total 1586 runs in One Day International matches and approximately 959 runs in Twenty20 international matches. The strike rate of Perera is recorded as 73.02 in test matches, 111.79 in One Day International matches and 147.04 in Twenty20 matches respectively.

Whereas in his bowling career he has served for 6 test matches, 153 One Day International matches and 79 Twenty20 international matches. He took 11 wickets in test matches; he gained 149 wickets in One Day International matches and 50 wickets in Twenty20 international matches. Perera was able to maintain an average run rate of 59.36 in test matches, 31.35 in One Day International matches and 27.75 in Twenty20 international matches. Perera has been ranked on number 47 in Twenty20 for his batting and ranked number 72 in One Day International for his dynamic bowling. Perera was able to have 58 catches in different matches.

He played his debut test match on 26 May 2011 against England. He played his debut One Day International match on 24 December 2009 against India and T20 debut on 3 May 2010. He played his last test match on 8 July 2012 against Pakistan; last One Day International match on 16 March 2019 against South Africa, last Twenty20 match on 24 March 2019 against South Africa. He played much of the domestic cricket he played for Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians, Sun risers Hyderabad in Indian Premier League. He also played for Quetta gladiators in Pakistan Super League form 2016 till now.

Thisara Perera Net Worth

The net worth of Thisara Perera is around 8 million US dollars. But it is known that he is playing in Indian Premier League for 50,000 US dollars.

Thisara Perera Wife

Thisara Perera had a girlfriend named Shelami Dinulshika. Later he married her at age 18. The couple does not have any baby up till now.

Lesser Known and Interesting Facts about Thisara Perera

Here are a few interesting and unknown facts about Thisara Perera which his fans should and want to know about him are listed below:

  • He was born on 3rd April 1989 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. 
  • He studied in the St. Anthony’s college in Watala. Later he also went to St. Joseph’s College. This college produced many Sri Lankan cricketers like Chaminda Vaas, Angelo Mathews. 
  • Perera played for his school squads and represented Sri Lanka at many forums. 
  • Thisara Perera was nominated for 2008 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup and frolicked alongside forthcoming Sri Lanka tests Dinesh Chandimal, Dilshan Munaweera, Kusal Perera and many others. 
  • He played his first-class debut in 2008 for Colts cricket club. 
  • Perera played his International debut when he was 20 years old during One Day International match in contradiction to India. He made his debut in 4th One Day International in Kolkata. 
  • Far along, Perera played his Test debut contrary to England in the first Test match at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff in 2011. 
  • On 12th February 2016, Perera grabbed a hat trick in contradiction of India in the 2nd Twenty20 international at Ranchi. This made him the solitary bowler subsequently Brett Lee to yield hat-tricks in both One Day Internationals & Twenty20 International matches. In the 2nd One Day Internationals of 2012 succession between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, Perera took a 6 wicket tow in the game it was the best match of his career, best which included a hat-trick. 
  • Perera is named “panda” by his Brisbane Heats squad companion. He is indebted this name to captain George Bailey through his spell at BBL with the Brisbane Heat. Distant from being named Panda, he is normally recognized as TP. 
  • Thisara Perera linked the Indian Premier league in 2010 when Chennai Super Kings accepted him for 50,000 US Dollars in the sales. He swapped over to Kochi Tuskers Kerala in 2011 who employed for a better amount of 80, 000 US Dollars. A twosome of season advanced in 2014, Perera was acquired by Kings XI Punjab for a monstrous 270,000 US Dollars. He is at this time fastened in by fresh Indian Premier League authorization Rising Pune Super Giants for the season of 2016. 
  • Thisara Perera show business for the Brisbane Heats Australia’s premier Twenty20 league known as The Big Bash.