Sachithra Senanayake      

Full name Senanayake Mudiyanselage Sachithra Madhushanka Senanayake

Born February 9, 1985, Colombo

Current age 32 years 13 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 24 12 6 56 17 9.33 66 84.84 0 0 3 1 3 0
First-class 86 110 27 1724 120 20.77 2678 64.37 1 6 171 44 89 0
List A 140 82 27 884 51* 16.07 1015 87.09 0 1 86 16 71 0
Twenty20 89 44 18 266 20 10.23 281 94.66 0 0 15 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 24 23 486 549 25 4/46 4/46 21.96 6.77 19.4 1 0 0
First-class 86 151 18409 8751 433 8/70 11/180 20.21 2.85 42.5 26 32 6
List A 140 136 6763 4556 202 5/23 5/23 22.55 4.04 33.4 6 3 0
Twenty20 89 88 1936 2085 97 4/26 4/26 21.49 6.46 19.9 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 Australia at Colombo (RPS), Sep 9, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Ragama Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Katunayake, Dec 15-17, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Colombo Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (RPS), Feb 14-15, 2017 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 Rangpur Riders v Barisal Bulls at Chittagong, Nov 17, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 4/15, 13, 4/30 Sinhalese v Col CC Colombo (Burgher) 14 Feb 2017 FC
1/46, 77, 3/46, 0 Sinhalese v Ragama Colombo (RPS) 5 Feb 2017 FC
4/43, 31*, 0/8 Sinhalese v SL Army Colombo (Colts) 28 Jan 2017 FC
0, 4/31, 4, 4/53 Sinhalese v Colts Katunayake 20 Jan 2017 FC
2/30, 20, 2/70, 13* Sinhalese v Galle CC Galle 14 Jan 2017 FC
2/44, 0, 2/66, 27 Sinhalese v Chilaw Katunayake 6 Jan 2017 FC
62, 1/30, 4/76 Sinhalese v Badureliya Colombo (SSC) 28 Dec 2016 FC
120, 4/61, 0/45 Sinhalese v Bloomfield Colombo (SSC) 21 Dec 2016 FC
1/62, 13, 1/62 Sinhalese v Nondescripts Colombo (SSC) 15 Dec 2016 FC
7, 0/49 Riders v Bulls Chittagong 17 Nov 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

© AFP

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

Tour Results
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (SSC) - Feb 6, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 26 runs
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (SSC) - Feb 3, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 27 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Pallekele - Dec 1-5, 2010
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (RPS) - Nov 23-27, 2010
Match drawn
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