Sachithra Senanayake      

Full name Senanayake Mudiyanselage Sachithra Madhushanka Senanayake

Born February 9, 1985, Colombo

Current age 31 years 87 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 1 1 0 5 5 5.00 15 33.33 0 0 1 0 1 0
ODIs 49 33 11 290 42 13.18 311 93.24 0 0 31 6 19 0
T20Is 22 10 4 43 17 7.16 52 82.69 0 0 2 1 3 0
First-class 77 96 25 1344 89 18.92 2268 59.25 0 4 139 26 71 0
List A 140 82 27 884 51* 16.07 1015 87.09 0 1 86 16 71 0
Twenty20 86 41 16 246 20 9.84 263 93.53 0 0 13 7 30 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 49 47 2358 1874 53 4/13 4/13 35.35 4.76 44.4 1 0 0
T20Is 22 21 438 464 24 4/46 4/46 19.33 6.35 18.2 1 0 0
First-class 77 133 16698 7933 390 8/70 11/180 20.34 2.85 42.8 19 32 6
List A 140 136 6763 4556 202 5/23 5/23 22.55 4.04 33.4 6 3 0
Twenty20 86 85 1864 1951 96 4/26 4/26 20.32 6.28 19.4 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 India v Sri Lanka at Visakhapatnam, Feb 14, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Ragama Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Katunayake, Dec 15-17, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Colts Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Jan 15-17, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 20, 2006 scorecard
Last List A New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, Dec 28, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Mar 1, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 India v Sri Lanka at Visakhapatnam, Feb 14, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/27, 10 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Kolkata 14 Mar 2016 Other T20
0/35 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Mumbai 10 Mar 2016 Other T20
8, 0/22 Sri Lanka v India Visakhapatnam 14 Feb 2016 T20I # 499
1/40, 0 Sri Lanka v India Ranchi 12 Feb 2016 T20I # 497
1/18 Sri Lanka v India Pune 9 Feb 2016 T20I # 496
2/27 Crusaders v Guardians Colombo (RPS) 30 Jan 2016 T20
3/15 Crusaders v Commandos Colombo (RPS) 29 Jan 2016 T20
16, 0/25 Crusaders v Troopers Colombo (RPS) 26 Jan 2016 T20
15, 1/30 Sinhalese v SL Army Colombo (RPS) 23 Jan 2016 T20
1/20, 8* Sinhalese v Nondescripts Colombo (PSS) 20 Jan 2016 T20
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

Tournament Results
Aus Women v Eng Wn at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 7, 2012
Aus Women won by 4 runs
Aus Women v WI Women at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 5, 2012
Aus Women won by 28 runs
Eng Wn v NZ Women at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 4, 2012
Eng Wn won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
Pak Women v SA Women at Colombo (Moors) - Oct 3, 2012
SA Women won by 5 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
SL Women v India Women at Colombo (NCC) - Oct 3, 2012
India Women won by 9 wickets (with 32 balls remaining)
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