Charitha Buddhika

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Charitha Buddhika
චරිත බුද්ධික
Personal information
Full nameThudellage Charitha Buddhika Fernando
BornAugust 22, 1980 (1980-08-22) (age 38)
Panadura, Sri Lanka
BattingRight-hand bat
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 88)13 November 2001 v West Indies
Last Test28 July 2002 v Bangladesh
ODI debut (cap 108)26 October 2001 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI7 April 2003 v Zimbabwe
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI
Matches 9 17
Runs scored 132 29
Batting average 26.39 7.25
100s/50s -/- -/-
Top score 45 14*
Balls bowled 1,270 700
Wickets 18 15
Bowling average 44.00 39.06
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match n/a
Best bowling 4/27 5/67
Catches/stumpings 4/- 3/-
Source: Cricinfo, 9 February 2017

Thudellage Charitha Buddhika Fernando (also known as Charitha Buddika; born August 22, 1980 in Panadura) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer, who played Tests and ODIs. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler.[1]

School times[edit]

Charitha is a past student of St. John's College Panadura.[2]

International career[edit]

Buddhika made a good One Day International debut, taking a wicket with his first legal delivery and finishing the match with figures of five wickets for 67 runs,[3] the second-best bowling figures for a Sri Lankan player in their debut match,[4] he subsequently made his debut for the Sri Lankan Test team.

After nine Tests and some inconsistent performances he was dropped.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Austin, Charlie (5 October 2011). "Sri Lanka drop Suresh Perera for Sharjah". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 17 June 2011.
  2. ^ St. John's vs Royal Panadura clash will be interesting Archived 2013-03-16 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Austin, Charlie (6 November 2001). "Jayasuriya says no cause for alarm". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 17 June 2011.
  4. ^ a b Austin, Charlie. "Profile". Wisden overview. ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 17 June 2011.

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