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Jeevan Mendis      

Full name Balapuwaduge Manukulasuriya Amith Jeevan Mendis

Born January 15, 1983, Colombo

Current age 32 years 230 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Barbados Tridents, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Combined Provinces, Delhi Daredevils, Dhaka Division, Kandurata, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sydney Sixers, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Height 5 ft 8 in

Education S' Thomas' College, Colombo

Balapuwaduge Manukulasuriya Amith Jeevan Mendis
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 54 40 10 604 72 20.13 710 85.07 0 1 46 11 13 0
T20Is 16 12 3 197 43* 21.88 158 124.68 0 0 18 5 4 0
First-class 121 189 26 5823 206* 35.72 13 29 102 0
List A 171 145 24 2905 99* 24.00 0 13 56 1
Twenty20 95 78 15 1324 67 21.01 1155 114.63 0 1 100 30 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 54 46 1337 1134 28 3/15 3/15 40.50 5.08 47.7 0 0 0
T20Is 16 8 108 116 6 3/24 3/24 19.33 6.44 18.0 0 0 0
First-class 121 9355 5333 193 6/37 27.63 3.42 48.4 11 0
List A 171 4061 3176 106 5/12 5/12 29.96 4.69 38.3 5 2 0
Twenty20 95 55 878 1008 52 4/14 4/14 19.38 6.88 16.8 2 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Jun 1, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v Sri Lanka at Dunedin, Feb 22, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Sri Lanka at Bristol, Jun 25, 2011 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Aug 2, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2000/01
Last First-class Sri Lanka Army Sports Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Katunayake, Apr 3-6, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Afghanistan v Sri Lanka at Dunedin, Feb 22, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Burgher Recreation Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (NCC), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Barbados Tridents v St Lucia Zouks at Basseterre, Jul 3, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/33, 0 Tridents v Zouks Basseterre 3 Jul 2015 T20
8, 2/15 Tridents v Zouks Basseterre 1 Jul 2015 T20
1/7 Tridents v Patriots Bridgetown 27 Jun 2015 T20
1/7 Tridents v Red Steel Bridgetown 25 Jun 2015 T20
5 Tamil Union v Badureliya Colombo (Colts) 8 Apr 2015 T20
27, 1/32 Tamil Union v Col CC Colombo (SSC) 6 Apr 2015 T20
7, 3/39 Tamil Union v Sinhalese Colombo (CCC) 5 Apr 2015 T20
0/10, 12 Tamil Union v Ragama Colombo (Colts) 4 Apr 2015 T20
2/28, 29* Tamil Union v SL Army Colombo (Colts) 1 Apr 2015 T20
0/13, 9* Sri Lanka v Afghanistan Dunedin 22 Feb 2015 ODI # 3609
Profile

Jeewan Mendis comes from a cricketing family, with his father Jagath and brother Tharindu also playing for his school, St Thomas' College. As a youth cricketer, Jeewan won several prestigious awards, including the Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year in 2001, the Man-of-the-Tournament awards in the Under-17 Asia Cup in Pakistan and the 2001 U-19 World Cup in New Zealand, where he bowled a record-breaking spell of 7 for 19 against Zimbabwe. However, during his six years for SSC, he hardly got an opportunity to bowl his legspinners, but his move to Tamil Union in 2008-09 opened the doors for him to display his all-round talent.

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Feb 14, 2015

Jeevan Mendis dropped Corey Anderson on 43, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Group A, World Cup 2015, Christchurch, February 14, 2015

Jeevan Mendis dropped Corey Anderson on 43

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Feb 14, 2015

Jeevan Mendis takes a sharp catch in the deep to dismiss Brendon McCullum, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Group A, World Cup 2015, Christchurch, February 14, 2015

Jeevan Mendis takes a sharp catch in the deep to dismiss Brendon McCullum

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Jan 17, 2015

Nuwan Kulasekara is congratulated after taking a catch, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Auckland, January 17, 2015

Nuwan Kulasekara is congratulated after taking a catch

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Tour Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Jan 28, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 2 runs (D/L method)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Jan 26, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Jan 23, 2013
Australia won by 32 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Jan 20, 2013
No result
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Jan 18, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 180 balls remaining)
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