Sachithra Senanayake      

Full name Senanayake Mudiyanselage Sachithra Madhushanka Senanayake

Born February 9, 1985, Colombo

Current age 30 years 21 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 44 30 11 276 42 14.52 286 96.50 0 0 29 6 17 0
T20Is 17 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 135 79 27 870 51* 16.73 990 87.87 0 1 84 16 69 0
Twenty20 62 27 12 118 17 7.86 138 85.50 0 0 6 2 19 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 44 42 2176 1704 49 4/13 4/13 34.77 4.69 44.4 1 0 0
T20Is 17 16 330 300 18 3/14 3/14 16.66 5.45 18.3 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 135 131 6581 4386 198 5/23 5/23 22.15 3.99 33.2 6 3 0
Twenty20 62 61 1336 1314 75 4/26 4/26 17.52 5.90 17.8 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 New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Dunedin, Jan 23, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota, Jun 1, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, May 20, 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 New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Dunedin, Jan 23, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Mar 1, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Western Troopers v Southern Express at Colombo (SSC), Jul 1, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
25*, 0/34 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Lincoln 11 Feb 2015 Other OD
0/47 Sri Lanka v South Africa Christchurch 9 Feb 2015 Other OD
0/58, 3* Sri Lanka v New Zealand Dunedin 23 Jan 2015 ODI # 3588
1*, 0/57 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Nelson 20 Jan 2015 ODI # 3585
0/30 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Auckland 17 Jan 2015 ODI # 3580
2/55 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Hamilton 15 Jan 2015 ODI # 3577
7, 2/43 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 11 Jan 2015 ODI # 3574
3/33 Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 13 Dec 2014 ODI # 3567
0, 2/35 Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 10 Dec 2014 ODI # 3565
2/55 Sinhalese v SL Army Panagoda 9 Dec 2014 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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Jan 11, 2015

Sachithra Senanayake thought he had caught Grant Elliott, but replays showed otherwise, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Christchurch, January 11, 2015

Sachithra Senanayake thought he had caught Grant Elliott, but replays showed otherwise

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Dec 13, 2014

Sachithra Senanayake struck twice in his first spell, Sri Lanka v England, 6th ODI, Pallekele, December 13, 2014

Sachithra Senanayake struck twice in his first spell

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Dec 11, 2014

Sachithra Senanayake exults after trapping Alastair Cook lbw, Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, Pallekele, December 11, 2014

Sachithra Senanayake exults after trapping Alastair Cook lbw

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Tournament Results
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Kolkata - May 26, 2013
Mum Indians won by 23 runs
Mum Indians v Royals at Kolkata - May 24, 2013
Mum Indians won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Royals v Sunrisers at Delhi - May 22, 2013
Royals won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Delhi - May 21, 2013
Super Kings won by 48 runs
Sunrisers v KKR at Hyderabad (Deccan) - May 19, 2013
Sunrisers won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Warriors v Daredevils at Pune - May 19, 2013
Warriors won by 38 runs
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