Uthura Rudras

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Uthura Rudras
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Personnel
Captain Sri Lanka Jehan Mubarak
Coach Australia Tom Moody
Owner Rudra Sports Private Limited
Team information
City Dambulla
Colors Yellow and Brown
Founded 2012
Dissolved 2012
Home ground Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium
Capacity 30,000

The Uthura Rudras was a franchise cricket team that took part in Sri Lanka Premier League, representing Northern Province. Rudra Sports Private Limited purchased the team for $3.4 million in 2012. They was owned for seven years, after which a new agreement may be negotiated.[1]

History[edit]

This Team was previously known as Uthura oryxes and was captained by Daniel Vettori.

Current squad[edit]

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Nat Birth date Batting style Bowling style Notes
Batsmen
1 Roshen Silva Sri Lanka (1988-11-17) 17 November 1988 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm off break
12 Robert Quiney Australia (1982-08-20) 20 August 1982 (age 34) Left-handed Right-arm medium
16 Chamara Kapugedera Sri Lanka (1987-02-24) 24 February 1987 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm medium
17 Imran Farhat Pakistan (1982-05-20) 20 May 1982 (age 35) Left-handed Leg break
42 Jehan Mubarak Sri Lanka (1981-01-10) 10 January 1981 (age 36) Left-handed Right-arm off break Captain
59 Mahela Udawatte Sri Lanka (1986-07-19) 19 July 1986 (age 30) Left-handed Right-arm off break
Yohan de Silva Sri Lanka (1985-04-14) 14 April 1985 (age 32) Left-handed Right-arm off break
David Miller South Africa (1989-06-10) 10 June 1989 (age 27) Left-handed Right-arm off break
All-rounders
23 Janaka Gunaratne Sri Lanka (1981-03-14) 14 March 1981 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm off break
28 Farveez Maharoof Sri Lanka (1984-09-07) 7 September 1984 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
33 Chathura Peiris Sri Lanka (1990-09-23) 23 September 1990 (age 26) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast
90 Kevon Cooper Trinidad and Tobago (1989-02-02) 2 February 1989 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh (1987-03-24) 24 March 1987 (age 30) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Wicket-keepers
22 Brendan Taylor Zimbabwe (1986-02-06) 6 February 1986 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Sandun Weerakkody Sri Lanka (1993-09-03) 3 September 1993 (age 23) Left-handed
Bowlers
3 Madushanka Ekanayake Sri Lanka (1990-01-13) 13 January 1990 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm bowler
26 Dillon du Preez South Africa (1981-11-08) 8 November 1981 (age 35) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
800 Muttiah Muralitharan Sri Lanka (1972-04-17) 17 April 1972 (age 45) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Samuel Badree Trinidad and Tobago (1981-03-09) 9 March 1981 (age 36) Right-handed Leg break
Sohan Boralessa Sri Lanka (1985-08-06) 6 August 1985 (age 31) Right-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Fidel Edwards Barbados (1982-02-06) 6 February 1982 (age 35) Right-handed Right-arm fast
37 Kyle Mills New Zealand (1979-03-15) 15 March 1979 (age 38) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Rana Naved-ul-Hasan Pakistan (1978-02-28) 28 February 1978 (age 39) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Akalanka Ganegama Sri Lanka (1981-03-29) 29 March 1981 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Madura Lakmal Sri Lanka (1985-07-21) 21 July 1985 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Nilanka Premaratne Sri Lanka (1988-06-17) 17 June 1988 (age 28) Right-handed Left-arm medium-fast

Haris Sohail joined Uthura after the tournament had started

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian companies among SLPL-franchise owners". CricInfo. ESPN. 2012-06-28. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 

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