Decade Review 2009

Jeevan Mendis      

Full name Balapuwaduge Manukulasuriya Amith Jeevan Mendis

Born January 15, 1983, Colombo

Current age 35 years 126 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Barbados Tridents, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Combined Provinces, Delhi Daredevils, Derbyshire, 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 Insights on odi 54 40 10 604 72 20.13 710 85.07 0 1 46 11 13 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 22 15 4 207 43* 18.81 174 118.96 0 0 18 6 7 0
First-class 156 244 33 7458 206* 35.34 19 34 124 0
List A 193 161 26 3105 99* 23.00 0 13 66 1
T20s Insights on t20 129 109 22 1899 67 21.82 1595 119.05 0 3 134 66 36 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 54 46 1337 1134 28 3/15 3/15 40.50 5.08 47.7 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 22 14 210 249 12 3/24 3/24 20.75 7.11 17.5 0 0 0
First-class 156 15270 8726 322 6/37 27.09 3.42 47.4 15 1
List A 193 4932 3906 134 5/12 5/12 29.14 4.75 36.8 6 2 0
T20s Insights on t20 129 82 1306 1575 71 4/14 4/14 22.18 7.23 18.3 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 Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Mar 16, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2000/01
Last First-class Galle v Kandy at Hambantota, Apr 21-24, 2018 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Kandy v Dambulla at Colombo (PSS), May 17, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Burgher Recreation Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (NCC), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Mar 16, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/34 Kandy v Dambulla Colombo (PSS) 17 May 2018 LA
0/28, 1 Kandy v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 14 May 2018 LA
43, 0/25 Kandy v Galle Colombo (PSS) 11 May 2018 LA
2 Kandy v Dambulla Colombo (PSS) 8 May 2018 LA
4/38, 16 Kandy v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 5 May 2018 LA
0/23, 5, 0/13 Kandy v Galle Hambantota 21 Apr 2018 FC
21 Kandy v Colombo Hambantota 8 Apr 2018 FC
1/59, 6, 1/24 Kandy v Dambulla Katunayake 30 Mar 2018 FC
7, 0/13 Tamil Union v Saracens Katunayake 21 Mar 2018 LA
0/36, 12 Tamil Union v Bloomfield Colombo (Bloomfield) 18 Mar 2018 LA
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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Mar 6, 2018

Jeevan Mendis celebrates a wicket, Sri Lanka v India, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo, March 6, 2018

Jeevan Mendis celebrates a wicket

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Feb 15, 2018

Jeevan Mendis tosses one up, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Mirpur, February 15, 2018

Jeevan Mendis tosses one up

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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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