Sachithra Senanayake      

Full name Senanayake Mudiyanselage Sachithra Madhushanka Senanayake

Born February 9, 1985, Colombo

Current age 33 years 161 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira Greens, Brothers Union, Kolkata Knight Riders, Ruhuna, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board President's XI

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education Ananda College

Senanayake Mudiyanselage Sachithra Madhushanka Senanayake
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 1 1 0 5 5 5.00 15 33.33 0 0 1 0 1 0
ODIs Insights on odi 49 33 11 290 42 13.18 311 93.24 0 0 31 6 19 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 24 12 6 56 17 9.33 66 84.84 0 0 3 1 3 0
First-class 98 127 29 2147 120 21.90 3183 67.45 2 7 213 60 99 0
List A 155 92 28 1078 65 16.84 1196 90.13 0 3 95 29 80 0
T20s Insights on t20 93 46 18 276 20 9.85 295 93.55 0 0 16 7 30 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 1 2 138 96 0 - - - 4.17 - 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 49 47 2358 1874 53 4/13 4/13 35.35 4.76 44.4 1 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 24 23 486 549 25 4/46 4/46 21.96 6.77 19.4 1 0 0
First-class 98 175 21233 10090 496 8/70 11/180 20.34 2.85 42.8 31 34 6
List A 155 150 7373 4883 224 5/23 5/23 21.79 3.97 32.9 7 3 0
T20s Insights on t20 93 92 2032 2146 104 4/26 4/26 20.63 6.33 19.5 2 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, Dec 31, 2013 - Jan 4, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Sri Lanka at Kimberley, Jan 20, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, Dec 28, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota, Jun 1, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Sep 9, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Ragama Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Katunayake, Dec 15-17, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Dambulla v Colombo at Dambulla, Apr 21-24, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 20, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Kandy v Dambulla at Colombo (PSS), May 17, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Mar 1, 2007 scorecard
Last T20s Sinhalese Sports Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Colombo (Police), Mar 1, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
17 Dambulla v Kandy Colombo (PSS) 17 May 2018 LA
65, 0/15 Dambulla v Galle Colombo (PSS) 14 May 2018 LA
1/24, 31, 2/78, 6* Dambulla v Colombo Dambulla 21 Apr 2018 FC
14, 1/27, 10, 0/12 Dambulla v Galle Dambulla 8 Apr 2018 FC
105, 1/91, 60, 0/56 Dambulla v Kandy Katunayake 30 Mar 2018 FC
1/43 Sinhalese v Nondescripts Colombo (SSC) 25 Mar 2018 LA
2/16 Sinhalese v Chilaw Colombo (Colts) 23 Mar 2018 LA
4/25 Sinhalese v Ragama Colombo (Colts) 21 Mar 2018 LA
1/41 Sinhalese v Panadura Panadura 18 Mar 2018 LA
14, 3/38 Sinhalese v Kurunegala Y Kurunegala 16 Mar 2018 LA
Profile

Sachithra Senanayake is an offspinner who made his international debut for Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI in the series against South Africa in 2011-12. At the time of making his international debut, Senanayake had already taken 297 first-class wickets from 59 matches at a fantastic average of 20.50, and 107 List A wickets at an economy rate of 3.90. In the 2010-11 season, he was the fourth-highest wicket-taker in Tier A of the Premier League tournament, taking 45 wickets in eight matches at 15.17. He has also shown that he can handle the pressure of limited-over matches: in the 2011-12 Premier Limited-Over tournament, Sri Lanka's main one-day competition, he was the highest wicket-taker with 16 in six games at 11.18.

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Mar 19, 2016

Sachithra Senanayake, Champaka Ramanayake and Angelo Mathews gather during a nets session, World T20 2016, Bangalore, March 19, 2016

Sachithra Senanayake, Champaka Ramanayake and Angelo Mathews gather during a nets session

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Dec 28, 2015

Sachithra Senanayake begins to walk back after being dismissed for a duck, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Christchurch, December 28, 2015

Sachithra Senanayake begins to walk back after being dismissed for a duck

© AFP

Nov 26, 2015

Sachithra Senanayake celebrates the catch that won the match, Sylhet Superstars v Rangpur Riders, Bangladesh Premier League, Mirpur, November 26, 2015

Sachithra Senanayake celebrates the catch that won the match

© BCB

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