Rumesh Buddika      

Full name Muthukumarana Landage Rumesh Buddika

Born November 14, 1990, Matara

Current age 29 years 69 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 65 63 6 1403 125 24.61 1936 72.46 1 8 120 21 20 0
T20s 42 39 3 745 93 20.69 618 120.55 0 4 70 20 7 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 65 29 756 565 18 3/32 3/32 31.38 4.48 42.0 0 0 0
T20s 42 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 Nondescripts Cricket Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 31, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI v Wayamba at Kandy, Feb 25, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Jan 21, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9 Chilaw v Col CC Colombo (SSC) 21 Jan 2020 T20
6 Chilaw v Ragama Katunayake 19 Jan 2020 T20
4 Chilaw v Sinhalese Colombo (PSS) 17 Jan 2020 T20
9 Chilaw v SL Army Maggona 12 Jan 2020 T20
14 Chilaw v KTC Colombo (Colts) 10 Jan 2020 T20
25 Chilaw v Negombo Colombo (CCC) 8 Jan 2020 T20
0 Chilaw v SL Air SC Colombo (PSS) 6 Jan 2020 T20
- Chilaw v Kurunegala Y Colombo (SSC) 4 Jan 2020 T20
60* Chilaw v Nondescripts Colombo (SSC) 31 Dec 2019 LA
9 Chilaw v Sinhalese Katunayake 29 Dec 2019 LA
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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