Buddhika Mendis

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Buddika Mendis
Personal information
Full name Yange Oshanka Buddhika Mendis
Born (1979-06-22) 22 June 1979 (age 37)
Sri Lanka
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Off spin
Role Batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
1999-2000 Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club
First-class debut 2 January 1999 Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club
Last First-class 18 February 2000 Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Police Sports Club
List A debut 26 February 2000 Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Galle Cricket Club
Last List A 12 March 2000 Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Singha Sports Club
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 6 4
Runs scored 192 31
Batting average 27.42 7.75
100s/50s 0/1 0/0
Top score 85 13
Balls bowled 0 0
Wickets - -
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - -
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings 8/2 0/0
Source: CricketArchive, 2 August 2000

Yange Oshanka Buddhika Mendis (born 22 June 1979)[1] is a Sri Lankan born cricketer.[2] A left-handed batsman, off spin bowler and occasional wicket-keeper,[1] he has played for the Singapore national cricket team since 2002[3] having previously played first-class and List A cricket for Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club in his native Sri Lanka.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born in Sri Lanka in 1979,[1] Buddhika Mendis began his cricket career playing for Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, making his first-class debut against Nondescripts Cricket Club in January 1999. He played six first-class matches for them in all, his last coming in February 2000,[4] shortly before the first of his four List A matches, all of which came in February/March 2000.[5]

He later moved to Singapore and first played for their national side in the 2002 Stan Nagaiah Trophy one-day series against Malaysia. He has played in the series every year since apart from 2007.[3]

He played in the ACC Trophy in Kuala Lumpur in 2004, also playing ACC Fast Track Countries Tournament matches against Nepal and Hong Kong. The following year he played ACC Fast Track Nations Tournament matches against Malaysia and Hong Kong.[3]

In 2006, he played in the ACC Trophy in Kuala Lumpur, and an ACC Premier League match against Nepal. He played in the Saudara Cup match against Malaysia for the first time in 2007, also playing in the ACC Twenty20 Cup in Kuwait that year. He most recently represented Singapore in Division Five of the World Cricket League in Jersey in 2008.[3]

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