Jeevan Mendis      

Full name Balapuwaduge Manukulasuriya Amith Jeevan Mendis

Born January 15, 1983, Colombo

Current age 32 years 73 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 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 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 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 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 Cape Cobras at Mohali, Sep 26, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/13, 9* Sri Lanka v Afghanistan Dunedin 22 Feb 2015 ODI # 3609
2/5, 4 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 14 Feb 2015 ODI # 3599
51, 0/20 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Lincoln 11 Feb 2015 Other OD
15* Sri Lanka v South Africa Christchurch 9 Feb 2015 Other OD
0/27, 3 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Dunedin 25 Jan 2015 ODI # 3590
0/21, 18 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Dunedin 23 Jan 2015 ODI # 3588
12, 1/40 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Nelson 20 Jan 2015 ODI # 3585
- Sri Lanka v New Zealand Auckland 17 Jan 2015 ODI # 3580
1/47 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Hamilton 15 Jan 2015 ODI # 3577
23, 0/5 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 11 Jan 2015 ODI # 3574
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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Results
Moors v Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC) - Apr 5-8, 2013
Sinhalese won by 6 wickets
Badureliya v Chilaw at Kaluthara - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Bloomfield v Colts at Colombo (Bloomfield) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Bloomfield won by an innings and 163 runs
Col CC v SLPACC at Colombo (CCC) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Kurunegala Y v SL Navy at Kurunegala - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
SL Navy won by 6 wickets
Lankan CC v Ragama at Katunayake - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Ragama won by 201 runs
Moors v Panadura at Colombo (Moors) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Moors won by 7 runs
Saracens v SL Army at Panagoda - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
SL Army won by an innings and 2 runs
SL Air SC v Burgher at Colombo (Riffle) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Tamil Union v Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
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