|Bowls||Right-arm medium fast|
|DOB||03 April 1989|
A right-arm medium pacer and a powerful striker of the ball, Perera received his maiden national call- up during Sri Lanka’s tour of India in 2009. Although he started his career as a bowler, Perera worked on his batting and turned into an attacking left-hand batsman. His IPL journey started in the year 2010 with Chennai Super Kings, but was subsequently signed by Kochi Tuskers Kerala and then Mumbai Indians. During his stint with the Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2013, the tall pacer claimed 19 wickets from 16 matches. After playing for CSK, KTK, MI, SRH and Kings XI Punjab, Perera will don the Rising Pune Supergiants jersey in VIVO IPL 2016.