Rumesh Buddika      

Full name Muthukumarana Landage Rumesh Buddika

Born November 14, 1990, Matara

Current age 23 years 309 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 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 34 15 396 285 10 2/23 2/23 28.50 4.31 39.6 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 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 Western Troopers v Yaal Blazers at Colombo (SSC), Jun 27, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
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
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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Tournament Results
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 31, 2012
Uva Next won by 19 runs (D/L method)
Nagenahira v K Warriors at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 29, 2012
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Wayamba U v Uva Next at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 28, 2012
Uva Next won by 20 runs
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 27, 2012
Nagenahira won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Ruhuna Ryls v Wayamba U at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Wayamba U won by 14 runs
Nagenahira v Uthura at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Uthura won by 15 runs
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