Sachithra Senanayake      

Full name Senanayake Mudiyanselage Sachithra Madhushanka Senanayake

Born February 9, 1985, Colombo

Current age 29 years 68 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 Allrounder

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 1 1 0 5 5 5.00 15 33.33 0 0 1 0 1 0
ODIs 28 18 7 209 42 19.00 206 101.45 0 0 22 5 12 0
T20Is 16 7 4 32 17 10.66 30 106.66 0 0 2 1 2 0
First-class 71 86 25 1224 89 20.06 2066 59.24 0 4 123 25 66 0
List A 116 67 23 803 51* 18.25 910 88.24 0 1 77 15 61 0
Twenty20 59 26 11 113 17 7.53 131 86.25 0 0 6 2 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 138 96 0 - - - 4.17 - 0 0 0
ODIs 28 26 1380 1079 27 3/41 3/41 39.96 4.69 51.1 0 0 0
T20Is 16 15 312 274 18 3/14 3/14 15.22 5.26 17.3 0 0 0
First-class 71 122 15612 7405 376 8/70 11/180 19.69 2.84 41.5 18 32 6
List A 116 112 5605 3660 171 5/23 5/23 21.40 3.91 32.7 5 3 0
Twenty20 59 58 1278 1229 74 4/26 4/26 16.60 5.76 17.2 1 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 Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Mar 8, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota, Jun 1, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Apr 6, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Ragama Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Katunayake, Dec 15-17, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Sinhalese Sports Club v Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Jan 31-Feb 1, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 20, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Mar 8, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Mar 1, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Apr 6, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/22 Sri Lanka v India Dhaka 6 Apr 2014 T20I # 400
0/6 Sri Lanka v West Indies Dhaka 3 Apr 2014 T20I # 398
17, 2/3 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Chittagong 31 Mar 2014 T20I # 395
0/30 Sri Lanka v England Chittagong 27 Mar 2014 T20I # 387
- Sri Lanka v Netherlands Chittagong 24 Mar 2014 T20I # 384
1*, 2/22 Sri Lanka v South Africa Chittagong 22 Mar 2014 T20I # 379
2 Sri Lanka v West Indies Dhaka 19 Mar 2014 Other T20
1/26 Sri Lanka v India Dhaka 17 Mar 2014 Other T20
0/54 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Dhaka 8 Mar 2014 ODI # 3486
0/37, 7* Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 6 Mar 2014 ODI # 3485
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 22, 2014

Sachithra Senanayake picked up two wickets, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World T20, Group 1, Chittagong, March 22, 2014

Sachithra Senanayake picked up two wickets

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Feb 28, 2014

Sachithra Senanayake and Dinesh Chandimal celebrate a wicket, India v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Fatullah, February 28, 2014

Sachithra Senanayake and Dinesh Chandimal celebrate a wicket

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Feb 25, 2014

Sachithra Senanayake smiles after dismissing Sohaib Maqsood, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Fatullah, February 25, 2014

Sachithra Senanayake smiles after dismissing Sohaib Maqsood

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Tournament Results
England v India at Birmingham - Jun 23, 2013
India won by 5 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Cardiff - Jun 20, 2013
India won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)
England v South Africa at The Oval - Jun 19, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 17, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
England v New Zealand at Cardiff - Jun 16, 2013
England won by 10 runs
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