|Player Type||All-Rounder (Spin)||Player Role||LH Top-Order Bat | RA Off-Break|
|Entry Route||Tier 5 Points Based System|
|Major Teams||Sri Lanka Board President’s XI, Baduruliya Sports Club, Burgher Recreation Club, Tamil Union Cricket & Athletic Club, Galle Cricket Club, Sri Lankan Ports Authority Cricket Club|
ECB Level 2
Viraj Perera (34) is a proven all-rounder who's played over 120 domestic matches across the three formats in a career spanning more than a decade. He has played 69 first-class matches hitting 2,375 runs at 21.99 and his off-spinners accounting for 105 victims at 22.06.
Perera is an experienced all-rounder, who toured Bangladesh and India with the Sri Lankan Development Squad and has played for several teams including the Badureliya Sports Club, Burgher Recreation Club, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club, Galle Cricket Club and in the current season the Sri Lankan Ports Authority Cricket Club.
He has also spent a couple of productive seasons abroad, firstly for Mainsforth (2009) in Durham, scoring over 1,000 league and cup runs and taking 63 wickets. The following season, he played in the North West Cricket Union (Northern Ireland) for Bready where he was amongst the leading all-round professionals, taking 40 wickets at 19.20 and scoring 619 runs at 28.14.
Perera is now keen to return to the UK for the 2013 season. To compliment is playing ability, he is also a very good coach, who boasts an ECB level 2 coaching certificate and comes highly recommended by his Irish Club. He is an honest, well-mannored person, who will give his all to a club next summer.
Statistical record last updated 24th April, 2013
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