Rumesh Buddika      

Full name Muthukumarana Landage Rumesh Buddika

Born November 14, 1990, Matara

Current age 28 years 336 days

Major teams Burgher Recreation Club, Cricket Coaching School, Galle Cricket Club, 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 81 135 9 5602 239* 44.46 8647 64.78 15 25 571 85 57 0
List A 57 55 4 1228 125 24.07 1680 73.09 1 6 107 20 19 0
T20s 34 32 3 678 93 23.37 552 122.82 0 4 64 20 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 81 60 1634 1025 25 3/50 3/50 41.00 3.76 65.3 0 0 0
List A 57 28 744 555 17 3/32 3/32 32.64 4.47 43.7 0 0 0
T20s 34 20 253 376 10 2/6 2/6 37.60 8.91 25.3 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 Ports Authority Cricket Club v Burgher Recreation Club at Colombo (Moors), Feb 1-3, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Ragama Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Sep 2, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Burgher Recreation Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (Burgher), Mar 12, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI v Wayamba at Kandy, Feb 25, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Burgher Recreation Club v Lankan Cricket Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Feb 21, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/17, 5 Burgher v Nondescripts Colombo (Burgher) 12 Mar 2019 LA
41, 0/20 Burgher v Galle CC Galle 10 Mar 2019 LA
33, 3/32 Burgher v Bloomfield Panadura 8 Mar 2019 LA
0/11, 8 Burgher v Panadura Colombo (Burgher) 6 Mar 2019 LA
34 Burgher v Police SC Colombo (Burgher) 4 Mar 2019 LA
15 Burgher v Lankan CC Colombo (Bloomfield) 21 Feb 2019 T20
93, 2/14 Burgher v Tamil Union SLAOCIC Stadium 19 Feb 2019 T20
0/11, 8 Burgher v Badureliya SLAOCIC Stadium 18 Feb 2019 T20
4 Burgher v Kandy CCC Colombo (CCC) 16 Feb 2019 T20
25 Burgher v Galle CC Panagoda 15 Feb 2019 T20
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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