Sachithra Senanayake      

Full name Senanayake Mudiyanselage Sachithra Madhushanka Senanayake

Born February 9, 1985, Colombo

Current age 30 years 144 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 45 31 11 283 42 14.15 294 96.25 0 0 30 6 17 0
T20Is 17 7 4 32 17 10.66 30 106.66 0 0 2 1 2 0
First-class 76 95 25 1344 89 19.20 2265 59.33 0 4 139 26 69 0
List A 136 80 27 877 51* 16.54 998 87.87 0 1 85 16 69 0
Twenty20 72 32 14 171 20 9.50 174 98.27 0 0 8 6 23 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 45 43 2230 1763 49 4/13 4/13 35.97 4.74 45.5 1 0 0
T20Is 17 16 330 300 18 3/14 3/14 16.66 5.45 18.3 0 0 0
First-class 76 131 16434 7786 385 8/70 11/180 20.22 2.84 42.6 19 32 6
List A 136 132 6635 4445 198 5/23 5/23 22.44 4.01 33.5 6 3 0
Twenty20 72 71 1552 1587 82 4/26 4/26 19.35 6.13 18.9 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 Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Mar 8, 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 Worcestershire v Durham at Worcester, May 24-27, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 20, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Mar 8, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Mar 1, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Worcestershire v Leicestershire at Worcester, May 29, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/18 Worcs v Leics Worcester 29 May 2015 T20
16, 0/15, 18, 0/26 Worcs v Durham Worcester 24 May 2015 FC
1/30, 14* Worcs v Warwickshire Birmingham 22 May 2015 T20
0/39, 15, 2/63, 6 Worcs v Warwickshire Birmingham 9 May 2015 FC
1/38, 10 Worcs v Somerset Worcester 3 May 2015 FC
2/79, 32, 4/50, 1 Worcs v Sussex Hove 19 Apr 2015 FC
13, 0/47, 9, 0/24 Worcs v Yorkshire Worcester 12 Apr 2015 FC
0/36, 20 Sinhalese v Badureliya Colombo (SSC) 10 Apr 2015 T20
0/31 Sinhalese v Colts Colombo (SSC) 9 Apr 2015 T20
1/14 Sinhalese v Ragama Colombo (SSC) 7 Apr 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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Apr 19, 2015

Sachithra Senanayake in action for Worcestershire, Sussex v Worcestershire, County Championship, Division One, Hove, April 19, 2015

Sachithra Senanayake in action for Worcestershire

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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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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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