Sachitra Senanayake

  • Chris Jordan stars as England defeat Sri Lanka by 81 runs (D/L method) May 23, 2014

    Chris Jordan starred with both bat and ball as England set off on the road to next year's World Cup with a an 81-run win over Sri Lanka in a rain-marred one-day international at The Oval on Thursday. The Sussex all-rounder's belligerent 38 not out off just 13 balls propelled England...
  • Sri Lanka beat Pakistan to preserve No.1 T20 ranking December 14, 2013

    Dubai: Sri Lanka retained their status as the world's top Twenty20 team by beating Pakistan by 24 runs in a thrilling finish to the second game in Dubai on Friday. The win also levelled the two-match series at 1-1 after Pakistan won the first match by three wickets on Wednesday. Kusal...
  • 3rd ODI: Sri Lanka win by D/L to level series November 16, 2013

    Sri Lanka leveled the three-match ODI series against New Zealand by winning the third and final one-day international at Dambulla by 36 runs on Saturday according to the Duckworth/Lewis Method. Sri Lanka set New Zealand a target of 216 in 33 overs in the rain-affected game and the game was then...
  • Abdur Razzak becomes first Bangladesh bowler to 200 ODI wickets March 29, 2013

    Pallekele: Abdur Razzak, the left-arm spinner, on Thursday became the first Bangladesh bowler to take 200 wickets in one-day international cricket. The 30-year old achieved the landmark in his 141st ODI appearance when he claimed the wicket of Sri Lanka's Sachitra Senanayake in the final over of the host's innings...
  • IPL 6: Low-profile, big-budget - the big gainers February 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Sunday's IPL 6 auction in Chennai saw 37 players sold for a combined total of $11.89 million. Of those, Australian allrounder Glenn Maxwell attracted the maximum bid of $1 million and the two other notable signings were Kane Richardson, who was bought by Pune Warriors India for $700,000,...
  • IPL 6: Millionaire Maxwell emerges the richest from auction February 4, 2013

    Chennai: The Australian allrounder Glenn Maxwell emerged the biggest buy at the 2013 IPL auction in Chennai, fetching a whopping bid of $1 million from Mumbai Indians, but the biggest surprises were the low-key pair of Chris Morris and Sachitra Senanayake bagging $625,000 each and rookie fast bowler Kane Richardson...