Rumesh Buddika      

Full name Muthukumarana Landage Rumesh Buddika

Born November 14, 1990, Matara

Current age 27 years 63 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 67 112 7 4555 239* 43.38 7097 64.18 12 20 454 57 51 0
List A 46 45 3 976 125 23.23 1394 70.01 1 5 91 10 14 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 67 48 1269 832 19 3/50 3/50 43.78 3.93 66.7 0 0 0
List A 46 22 570 406 12 2/23 2/23 33.83 4.27 47.5 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 Burgher Recreation Club v Badureliya Sports Club at Colombo (Burgher), Jan 6-8, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Ragama Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Sep 2, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Tincomalee District v Batticaloa District at Colombo (Burgher), Mar 26, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI v Wayamba at Kandy, Feb 25, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Kandy Crusaders v Kurunegala Warriors at Colombo (RPS), Feb 1, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
23, 51 Burgher v Badureliya Colombo (Burgher) 6 Jan 2018 FC
1/18, 0, 1/14 Burgher v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 28 Dec 2017 FC
38, 50 Burgher v Nondescripts Colombo (NCC) 22 Dec 2017 FC
123, 23 Burgher v Chilaw Katunayake 15 Dec 2017 FC
4, 8 Burgher v SLPACC Colombo (Burgher) 8 Dec 2017 FC
15, 0/53 Batticaloa v Tincomalee Colombo (Burgher) 26 Mar 2017 LA
34, 0/3 Batticaloa v Ampara Colombo (Burgher) 22 Mar 2017 LA
14, 1/14 Batticaloa v Ampara Colombo (Burgher) 15 Mar 2017 LA
0/68, 32 SL BP XI v Bangladesh Moratuwa 2 Mar 2017 Other
133, 1/0, 13 Burgher v Badureliya Moratuwa 5 Feb 2017 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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