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Jeevan Mendis      

Full name Balapuwaduge Manukulasuriya Amith Jeevan Mendis

Born January 15, 1983, Colombo

Current age 31 years 260 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, 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 39 29 6 468 72 20.34 578 80.96 0 1 38 6 8 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 150 129 19 2625 99* 23.86 0 12 51 1
Twenty20 86 71 14 1236 67 21.68 1074 115.08 0 1 95 26 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 39 32 947 781 23 3/15 3/15 33.95 4.94 41.1 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 150 3401 2618 92 5/12 5/12 28.45 4.61 36.9 4 2 0
Twenty20 86 47 744 837 39 4/14 4/14 21.46 6.75 19.0 2 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Jun 1, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI India v Sri Lanka at Port of Spain, Jul 9, 2013 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 Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (PSS), Dec 19, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Burgher Recreation Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (NCC), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Barbados Tridents v Cape Cobras at Mohali, Sep 26, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/5 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Incheon 2 Oct 2014 Other T20
7, 2/13 Sri Lanka v South Korea Incheon 30 Sep 2014 Other T20
10, 4/27 Tridents v Cape Cobras Mohali 26 Sep 2014 T20
2/18 Tridents v Kings XI Mohali 20 Sep 2014 T20
15, 0/8 Tridents v Amazon Basseterre 16 Aug 2014 T20
17, 2/15 Tridents v Tallawahs Basseterre 10 Aug 2014 T20
- Tridents v Red Steel Basseterre 7 Aug 2014 T20
2 Tridents v Tallawahs Kingston 3 Aug 2014 T20
0/9, 13 Tridents v Zouks Gros Islet 31 Jul 2014 T20
2/33, 1 Tridents v Amazon Bridgetown 26 Jul 2014 T20
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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Sep 26, 2014

Jeevan Mendis collected 4 for 27 to dent Cobras' chase, Barbados Tridents v Cape Cobras, Champions League T20, Group B, Mohali, September 26, 2014

Jeevan Mendis collected 4 for 27 to dent Cobras' chase

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Sep 20, 2014

Jeevan Mendis pleads with the umpire, Kings XI Punjab v Barbados Tridents, Champions League T20, Mohali, September 20, 2014

Jeevan Mendis pleads with the umpire

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Oct 29, 2013

Dinesh Chandimal congratulates Jeevan Mendis on a dismissal. Sri Lanka A v Kenya, 3rd unofficial T20, NCC

Dinesh Chandimal congratulates Jeevan Mendis on a dismissal

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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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