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Rumesh Buddika      

Full name Muthukumarana Landage Rumesh Buddika

Born November 14, 1990, Matara

Current age 25 years 86 days

Major teams Cricket Coaching School, Ragama Cricket Club, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-23s, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Mahinda College, Galle

Muthukumarana Landage Rumesh Buddika
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 48 79 6 3376 239* 46.24 5226 64.60 9 15 340 30 43 0
List A 43 42 3 913 125 23.41 1276 71.55 1 5 89 9 13 0
Twenty20 24 23 2 422 68* 20.09 340 124.11 0 2 41 12 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 48 30 688 470 10 2/16 2/16 47.00 4.09 68.8 0 0 0
List A 43 19 492 336 11 2/23 2/23 30.54 4.09 44.7 0 0 0
Twenty20 24 15 204 322 7 2/6 2/6 46.00 9.47 29.1 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Ragama Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Thurstan), Mar 25-27, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Galle Cricket Club v Badureliya Sports Club at Galle, Jan 15-17, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Ragama Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Sep 2, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Galle Cricket Club v Moors Sports Club at Galle, Dec 16, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI v Wayamba at Kandy, Feb 25, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kandy Crusaders v Kurunegala Warriors at Colombo (RPS), Feb 1, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
20, 0/16 Kurunegala W v Crusaders Colombo (RPS) 1 Feb 2016 T20
1/6, 12 Galle CC v Saracens Colombo (PSS) 21 Jan 2016 T20
25, 0/4 Galle CC v Bloomfield Colombo (Colts) 20 Jan 2016 T20
193 Galle CC v Badureliya Galle 15 Jan 2016 FC
0/14, 19 Galle CC v Moors Colombo (Colts) 13 Jan 2016 T20
68*, 0/24 Galle CC v Nondescripts Colombo (PSS) 12 Jan 2016 T20
66, 6 Galle CC v Colts Colombo (Colts) 8 Jan 2016 FC
0/28, 22 Galle CC v Ragama Colombo (RPS) 6 Jan 2016 T20
0/37, 28 Galle CC v Sinhalese Colombo (PSS) 5 Jan 2016 T20
85, 16 Galle CC v Sinhalese Colombo (SSC) 2 Jan 2016 FC
Profile

Rumesh Buddika is a left-handed batsman who was selected for the 2010 Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand. He had a good tour of Australia in 2009 averaging 43.86. He also scored a century during the Under-19 tri-series in South Africa before the World Cup. He compares his style of play to Kumar Sangakkara.
Cricinfo Staff January 2010

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Oct 4, 2009

Rumesh Buddika sweeps during his 57, Australia Under-19s v Sri Lanka Under-19s, 2nd ODI, Darwin, October 4, 2009

Rumesh Buddika sweeps during his 57

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Semi-Final: India U19 v S Lanka U19 at Dhaka
Feb 9, 2016 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 22:00 EST -1d | 21:00 CST -1d | 19:00 PST -1d)
1st T20I: India v Sri Lanka at Pune
Feb 9, 2016 (19:30 local | 14:00 GMT | 09:00 EST | 08:00 CST | 06:00 PST)
Super Eight: Col CC v Colts at Colombo (PSS)
Feb 11-14, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
Super Eight: Moors v Nondescripts at Colombo (Colts)
Feb 11-14, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
Super Eight: Ragama v Galle CC at Colombo (SSC)
Feb 11-14, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
Super Eight: Tamil Union v Sinhalese at Colombo (Moors)
Feb 11-14, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
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