Senanayake Mudiyanselage Sachithra Madhushanka Senanayake, commonly called Sachithra Senanayake, (born 9 February 1985) is a professional . An bowling , he bats right-handed and bowls . He has played for the since 2006. Senanayake was a key member of winning team as well.
Senanayake made his international debut for Sri Lanka in the fourth (ODI) of the in January 2012. From then, he was a regular part of Sri Lanka's spin attack in limited over cricket with and occasionally with . After a suspect bowling action, he showed poor bowling in later bilateral tournaments. However, he was included to the 15-men tournament as the main spinner of the team.
His call-up followed a domestic season in which he had taken the most wickets in the limited overs tournament. During the 2013 auction he was bought by for US$15,000.
He was reported for bowling with a suspected illegal bowling action against England in June 2014 and subsequently banned from bowling in international cricket in July 2014. He was cleared to bowl in December 2014 and played in the fifth ODI .
In 2014 he the English batsman in a One Day International.
On 2015, he contracted for in England for the team .
Senanayake was cleared from the illegal bowling action with future notices and played in the 7-match ODI series against England at home. He was again called up for the and looked poor performances in the pool match against Australia. He re-appeared in the fifth ODI against Pakistan in July 2015, where he took three crucial wickets.
The re-modeling action somewhat gave weaker performances in international arena to Senenayake.
Senananyake is a student of musician since school times. Due to cricketing career he missed music industry as he said. He is known to be a good singer and sang his first solo song Watina obage which was released on May 2016.
Twenty20 International Cricket
Man of the Match Awards
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