Quick Links
Squad

Rumesh Buddika      

Full name Muthukumarana Landage Rumesh Buddika

Born November 14, 1990, Matara

Current age 25 years 286 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 52 87 6 3591 239* 44.33 5586 64.28 9 17 364 33 44 0
List A 43 42 3 913 125 23.41 1276 71.55 1 5 89 9 13 0
Twenty20 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 52 34 858 589 12 2/16 2/16 49.08 4.11 71.5 0 0 0
List A 43 19 492 336 11 2/23 2/23 30.54 4.09 44.7 0 0 0
Twenty20 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 Galle Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Colts), Mar 3-5, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Ragama Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Sep 2, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Galle Cricket Club v Moors Sports Club at Galle, Dec 16, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI v Wayamba at Kandy, Feb 25, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kandy Crusaders v Kurunegala Warriors at Colombo (RPS), Feb 1, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/42, 0, 0/8 SL Dev Emerg v SA Emerging Pretoria 21 Aug 2016 Other
1/29, 15, 1/66, 50 SL Dev Emerg v SA Emerging Potchefstroom 14 Aug 2016 Other
16, 0/21 SL Dev Emerg v SA Emerging Pretoria 7 Aug 2016 Other OD
53 SL Dev Emerg v USSA XI Pretoria 6 Aug 2016 Other OD
43, 0/13 SL Dev Emerg v SA Emerging Pretoria 4 Aug 2016 Other OD
0/40, 22 SL Dev Emerg v USSA XI Pretoria 2 Aug 2016 Other OD
48 SL Dev Emerg v USSA XI Pretoria 29 Jul 2016 Other OD
0/25, 1 SL Dev Emerg v SA Emerging Pretoria 27 Jul 2016 Other OD
54, 1/17, 16, 0/18 Galle CC v Tamil Union Colombo (Colts) 3 Mar 2016 FC
30, 0/79, 29 Galle CC v Moors Colombo (RPS) 25 Feb 2016 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

Latest Articles
Latest Photos

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

© Getty Images

Tournament Results
Australia v England at Bridgetown - May 16, 2010
England won by 7 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
Australia v Pakistan at Gros Islet - May 14, 2010
Australia won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet - May 13, 2010
England won by 7 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
West Indies v Australia at Gros Islet - May 11, 2010
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
India v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet - May 11, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
More results »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days