|Full name||Chaminda Ruwan Kumarage|
29 July 1979 |
Kalutara, Sri Lanka
|Bowling style||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Domestic team information|
|1999–2001||Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club|
|First-class debut||8 January 1999 Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Burgher Recreation Club|
|Last First-class||14 December 2001 Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club|
|List A debut||28 October 2000 Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club|
|Last List A||9 December 2001 Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club|
|Source: CricketArchive, 19 July 2008|
Chaminda Ruwan Kumarage, usually known as Chaminda Ruwan (born 29 July 1979) is a Sri Lankan born cricketer, who is currently the captain of the Singapore national cricket team. A right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler, he has played for Singapore since 2005 having previously played first-class and List A cricket in his native Sri Lanka for Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club.
Sri Lankan career
Born in Kalutara in 1979, Chaminda made his first-class debut for Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club in January 1999, playing against Burgher Recreation Club and Sinhalese Sports Club. He played just one first-class match in 2000, against Police Sports Club, and made his List A debut that year, playing seven matches between October and November.
In 2006, he again played in the Stan Nagaiah Trophy series, followed by the ACC Trophy in Kuala Lumpur. He then played ACC Premier League matches against Hong Kong and Nepal and the Saudara Cup match against Malaysia. He played only three times in 2007, the Saudara Cup match and matches against Hong Kong and the UAE in the ACC Twenty20 Cup.
He captained Singapore for the first time in the 2008 Stan Nagaiah Trophy series and most recently played for Singapore in Division Five of the World Cricket League in Jersey. He will again captain Singapore in the ACC Trophy Elite tournament in July 2008.
- Cricinfo profile
- Round-up by Andrew Nixon, 14 July 2008 at CricketEurope
- CricketArchive profile
- Other matches played by Chaminda Ruwan at CricketArchive
- First-class matches played by Chaminda Ruwan at CricketArchive
- List A matches played by Chaminda Ruwan at CricketArchive
- Scorecard of Malaysia v Singapore, 2 May 2008 at CricketArchive