Sachithra Senanayake      

Full name Senanayake Mudiyanselage Sachithra Madhushanka Senanayake

Born February 9, 1985, Colombo

Current age 35 years 298 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 110 146 31 2800 120 24.34 4093 68.40 2 10 272 79 112 0
List A 175 110 31 1838 150 23.26 2010 91.44 1 9 156 59 83 0
T20s 104 55 18 443 39 11.97 423 104.72 0 0 27 14 34 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 110 197 24058 11446 559 8/70 11/180 20.47 2.85 43.0 32 41 8
List A 175 169 8371 5474 258 5/23 5/23 21.21 3.92 32.4 9 3 0
T20s 104 103 2254 2366 119 4/23 4/23 19.88 6.29 18.9 3 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 Sinhalese Sports Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (NCC), Aug 10-12, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 20, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Katunayake, Dec 29, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Mar 1, 2007 scorecard
Last T20s Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (PSS), Jan 17, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
81, 3/63, 6* Sinhalese v Tamil Union Colombo (NCC) 10 Aug 2020 FC
19, 1/19 SL Legends v IND Legends Mumbai 10 Mar 2020 Other T20
13, 1/34 SL Legends v AUS Legends Mumbai 8 Mar 2020 Other T20
27, 5/56, 0, 4/38 Sinhalese v SL Army Colombo (Colts) 28 Feb 2020 FC
39, 5/52, 33, 5/59 Sinhalese v Colts Colombo (Colts) 14 Feb 2020 FC
4/23, 36 Sinhalese v Chilaw Colombo (PSS) 17 Jan 2020 T20
0/16, 5 Sinhalese v Police SC Colombo (Burgher) 12 Jan 2020 T20
2/6 Sinhalese v SL Navy Colombo (Burgher) 10 Jan 2020 T20
39, 1/30 Sinhalese v Nondescripts Colombo (PSS) 8 Jan 2020 T20
2/22 Sinhalese v Tamil Union Colombo (Colts) 6 Jan 2020 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

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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

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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

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