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Sachithra Senanayake      

Full name Senanayake Mudiyanselage Sachithra Madhushanka Senanayake

Born February 9, 1985, Colombo

Current age 29 years 315 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 39 27 9 265 42 14.72 268 98.88 0 0 28 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 130 76 25 859 51* 16.84 972 88.37 0 1 83 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 39 37 1917 1461 45 4/13 4/13 32.46 4.57 42.6 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 130 126 6322 4143 194 5/23 5/23 21.35 3.93 32.5 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 Sri Lanka v England at Pallekele, Dec 13, 2014 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 Sri Lanka v England at Pallekele, Dec 13, 2014 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
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
2/22 Sinhalese v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 7 Dec 2014 LA
1/24 Sinhalese v Col CC Colombo (SSC) 5 Dec 2014 LA
0 Sinhalese v Madras CC Singapore 24 Aug 2014 Other T20
4* Sinhalese v Melbourne CC Singapore 24 Aug 2014 Other T20
9 Sinhalese v Madras CC Singapore 22 Aug 2014 Other T20
- Sinhalese v Hong Kong CC Singapore 22 Aug 2014 Other T20
1/66, 13 Sri Lanka v South Africa Hambantota 12 Jul 2014 ODI # 3502
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 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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Dec 10, 2014

Sachithra Senanayake is bowled, Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, Pallekele, December 10, 2014

Sachithra Senanayake is bowled

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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS) - Nov 25-29, 2012
New Zealand won by 167 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle - Nov 17-19, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota - Nov 12, 2012
No result
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota - Nov 10, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 34 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele - Nov 6, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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