Rumesh Buddika      

Full name Muthukumarana Landage Rumesh Buddika

Born November 14, 1990, Matara

Current age 23 years 155 days

Major teams Chilaw Marians Cricket Club, Cricket Coaching School, Ragama Cricket Club, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-23s

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

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 34 33 2 808 125 26.06 1088 74.26 1 4 81 8 12 0
Twenty20 13 12 1 208 57 18.90 167 124.55 0 1 22 6 1 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 34 15 396 285 10 2/23 2/23 28.50 4.31 39.6 0 0 0
Twenty20 13 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 Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (PSS), Dec 19, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI v Wayamba at Kandy, Feb 25, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Basnahira Greens v Uthura Yellows at Colombo (RPS), Aug 10, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
44, 0/11, 9* Tamil Union v Sinhalese Colombo (PSS) 21 Feb 2014 FC
1, 23 SL-A Emerg v Eng Lions Colombo (Colts) 6 Feb 2014 FC
22, 9 Tamil Union v Bloomfield Colombo (Bloomfield) 31 Jan 2014 FC
0, 1/5 Tamil Union v Ragama Colombo (PSS) 24 Jan 2014 FC
11, 0/11 Tamil Union v SLPACC Colombo (PSS) 17 Jan 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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Jan 13, 2010

Rumesh Buddika, player portrait

Rumesh Buddika, player portrait

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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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Results
Moors v Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC) - Apr 5-8, 2013
Sinhalese won by 6 wickets
Badureliya v Chilaw at Kaluthara - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Bloomfield v Colts at Colombo (Bloomfield) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Bloomfield won by an innings and 163 runs
Col CC v SLPACC at Colombo (CCC) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Kurunegala Y v SL Navy at Kurunegala - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
SL Navy won by 6 wickets
Lankan CC v Ragama at Katunayake - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Ragama won by 201 runs
Moors v Panadura at Colombo (Moors) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Moors won by 7 runs
Saracens v SL Army at Panagoda - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
SL Army won by an innings and 2 runs
SL Air SC v Burgher at Colombo (Riffle) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Tamil Union v Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
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