|Birth Date||2 February 1995|
|Birth Place||Moratuwa, Sri Lanka|
|Education||Prince of Wales' College, Moratuwa|
|Team||Sri Lanka national cricket team|
|Bowling||Right-arm leg spin|
Mahamarakkala Kurukulasooriya Patabendige Akila Dananjaya Perera is popularly known as Kusal Mendis. He is an aggressive batsman of Sri Lanka national cricket team. He is a middle order batsman who made his first ODI debut on 16th June 2016 VS Ireland. He scored total 1950 runs in Test matches, 1239 runs in ODI matches and 331 runs in T20 matches.