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Rumesh Buddika      

Full name Muthukumarana Landage Rumesh Buddika

Born November 14, 1990, Matara

Current age 24 years 37 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 32 51 3 1997 239* 41.60 3304 60.44 4 10 201 12 29 0
List A 38 37 2 833 125 23.80 1153 72.24 1 4 81 8 12 0
Twenty20 14 13 1 217 57 18.08 176 123.29 0 1 23 6 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 32 25 612 435 9 2/16 2/16 48.33 4.26 68.0 0 0 0
List A 38 17 432 310 10 2/23 2/23 31.00 4.30 43.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 14 8 124 193 6 2/6 2/6 32.16 9.33 20.6 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 Sri Lanka Army Sports Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Katunayake, Apr 3-6, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Ragama Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Sep 2, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka Army Sports Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Panagoda, Dec 14, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI v Wayamba at Kandy, Feb 25, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Western Troopers v Yaal Blazers at Colombo (SSC), Jun 27, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
4 Tamil Union v SL Army Panagoda 14 Dec 2014 LA
15 Tamil Union v Col CC Colombo (PSS) 9 Dec 2014 LA
3, 0/7 Tamil Union v Sinhalese Colombo (PSS) 7 Dec 2014 LA
3, 0/18 Tamil Union v Ragama Colombo (PSS) 5 Dec 2014 LA
9 Yaal Blazers v Troopers Colombo (SSC) 27 Jun 2014 T20
55, 19, 0/2 Tamil Union v SL Army Katunayake 3 Apr 2014 FC
9, 1/9, 34 Tamil Union v Col CC Colombo (Colts) 20 Mar 2014 FC
239* Tamil Union v Moors Colombo (NCC) 13 Mar 2014 FC
86, 0/17 Tamil Union v Nondescripts Colombo (Bloomfield) 6 Mar 2014 FC
173, 80 Tamil Union v Panadura Panadura 28 Feb 2014 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
NZ Chairman v Sri Lankans at Queenstown - Dec 21-22
Sri Lankans 173/9d NZ Chairman 37/3
1st Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch
Dec 26-30, 2014 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
2nd Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington
Jan 3-7, 2015 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
Group A: Colts v Ragama at Colombo (Colts)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: Moors v SLPACC at Colombo (Moors)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group A: Nondescripts v SL Air SC at Colombo (NCC)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: Sinhalese v Chilaw at Colombo (SSC)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: SL Army v Col CC at Panagoda
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group A: Tamil Union v Bloomfield at Colombo (PSS)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
1st ODI: Pak Women v SL Women at Sharjah
Jan 9, 2015 ()
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