Sachithra Senanayake      

Full name Senanayake Mudiyanselage Sachithra Madhushanka Senanayake

Born February 9, 1985, Colombo

Current age 30 years 362 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 49 33 11 290 42 13.18 311 93.24 0 0 31 6 19 0
T20Is 19 8 4 35 17 8.75 34 102.94 0 0 2 1 2 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 83 39 16 238 20 10.34 245 97.14 0 0 13 7 29 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 19 18 372 384 22 4/46 4/46 17.45 6.19 16.9 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 83 82 1798 1871 94 4/26 4/26 19.90 6.24 19.1 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 West Indies at Colombo (RPS), Nov 11, 2015 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 Galle Guardians v Kandy Crusaders at Colombo (RPS), Jan 30, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
3/71, 0, 2/76 Sinhalese v Colts Colombo (SSC) 15 Jan 2016 FC
0/34, 9* Sinhalese v Ragama Colombo (RPS) 13 Jan 2016 T20
0, 0/22 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 28 Dec 2015 ODI # 3715
9, 0/13 Riders v Victorians Dhaka 27 Nov 2015 T20
7, 1/15 Riders v Super Stars Dhaka 26 Nov 2015 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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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

Nov 9, 2015

Sachithra Senanayake finished with 4 for 46, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st T20, Pallekele, November 9, 2015

Sachithra Senanayake finished with 4 for 46

© AFP

Results
Moors v Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC) - Apr 5-8, 2013
Sinhalese won by 6 wickets
Badureliya v Chilaw at Kaluthara - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Bloomfield v Colts at Colombo (Bloomfield) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Bloomfield won by an innings and 163 runs
Col CC v SLPACC at Colombo (CCC) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Kurunegala Y v SL Navy at Kurunegala - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
SL Navy won by 6 wickets
Lankan CC v Ragama at Katunayake - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Ragama won by 201 runs
Moors v Panadura at Colombo (Moors) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Moors won by 7 runs
Saracens v SL Army at Panagoda - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
SL Army won by an innings and 2 runs
SL Air SC v Burgher at Colombo (Riffle) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Tamil Union v Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
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