Uthura Rudras

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]

Uthura Rudras
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Personnel
CaptainSri Lanka Jehan Mubarak
CoachAustralia Tom Moody
OwnerRudra Sports Private Limited
Team information
CityDambulla
ColorsYellow and Brown
Founded2012
Dissolved2012
Home groundRangiri Dambulla International Stadium
Capacity30,000
History
No. of titles0
Notable playersBangladesh Shakib Al Hasan

HistoryEdit

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

Current squadEdit

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Nat Birth date Batting style Bowling style Notes
Batsmen
1 Roshen Silva   (1988-11-17) 17 November 1988 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm off break
12 Robert Quiney   (1982-08-20) 20 August 1982 (age 39) Left-handed Right-arm medium
16 Chamara Kapugedera   (1987-02-24) 24 February 1987 (age 34) Right-handed Right-arm medium
17 Imran Farhat   (1982-05-20) 20 May 1982 (age 39) Left-handed Leg break
42 Jehan Mubarak   (1981-01-10) 10 January 1981 (age 40) Left-handed Right-arm off break Captain
59 Mahela Udawatte   (1986-07-19) 19 July 1986 (age 35) Left-handed Right-arm off break
Yohan de Silva   (1985-04-14) 14 April 1985 (age 36) Left-handed Right-arm off break
David Miller   (1989-06-10) 10 June 1989 (age 32) Left-handed Right-arm off break
All-rounders
23 Janaka Gunaratne   (1981-03-14) 14 March 1981 (age 40) Right-handed Right-arm off break
28 Farveez Maharoof   (1984-09-07) 7 September 1984 (age 37) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
33 Chathura Peiris   (1990-09-23) 23 September 1990 (age 30) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast
90 Kevon Cooper   (1989-02-02) 2 February 1989 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Shakib Al Hasan   (1987-03-24) 24 March 1987 (age 34) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Wicket-keepers
22 Brendan Taylor   (1986-02-06) 6 February 1986 (age 35) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Sandun Weerakkody   (1993-09-03) 3 September 1993 (age 28) Left-handed
Bowlers
3 Madushanka Ekanayake   (1990-01-13) 13 January 1990 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm bowler
26 Dillon du Preez   (1981-11-08) 8 November 1981 (age 39) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
800 Muttiah Muralitharan   (1972-04-17) 17 April 1972 (age 49) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Samuel Badree   (1981-03-09) 9 March 1981 (age 40) Right-handed Leg break
Sohan Boralessa   (1985-08-06) 6 August 1985 (age 36) Right-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Fidel Edwards   (1982-02-06) 6 February 1982 (age 39) Right-handed Right-arm fast
37 Kyle Mills   (1979-03-15) 15 March 1979 (age 42) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Rana Naved-ul-Hasan   (1978-02-28) 28 February 1978 (age 43) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Akalanka Ganegama   (1981-03-29) 29 March 1981 (age 40) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Madura Lakmal   (1985-07-21) 21 July 1985 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Nilanka Premaratne   (1988-06-17) 17 June 1988 (age 33) Right-handed Left-arm medium-fast

Haris Sohail joined Uthura after the tournament had started

ReferencesEdit

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

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