Sachithra Senanayake Biography
Sachithra Senanayake is well known for his ability to bamboozle the batsmen with his doosra. He also takes them by surprise every now and then by unleashing a seam-up delivery as a variation in addition to his doosra and his stock delivery, the off-break.
Sennayake has a good record in domestic cricket and made his ODI debut against South Africa at Kimberley in 2012. He won a Test cap against Pakistan at Abu Dhabi in 2013-14. In 2013, he was picked by the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL for a huge sum; he formed an effective partnership with Sunil Narine for the franchise.
Senanayake had a successful time while playing ODIs in 2014 in England. However, during the series, he was reported for suspect bowling action by the umpires. He was also involved in ‘Mankading’ Jos Buttler in the final ODI played at Edgbaston, resulting to a huge controversy.
By Bharath Ramaraj