Farnworth sign Sri Lankan run machine - 29/04/19

Damith Perera Keeping

Farnworth Social Circle have signed Sri Lankan Damith Perera for their Bolton League campaign.

Perera (22) is quite the prospect playing his third season for Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club in Sri Lankan first-class cricket. A left-hand top-order batsman who keeps wicket, the former Maliyadeva College star has excelled in his promising career to date.

At the point of writing, Perera sits second on the Premier League Tournament (Tier B) run charts this summer with 603 runs at 60.30 with two centuries (116, 106) and four fifties (67, 90, 67*, 62).

These impressive numbers back up his 2017/18 season where he chalked up 531 runs at 37.92 (1x100, 4x50s) to finish second on KYCC’s run charts.

Perera is set to embark on his maiden UK league stint, having recently signed to replace compatriot Ron Chandraguptha for the clubs Bolton League campaign.


Check out Damith's CricX profile here


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