Jeevan Mendis      

Full name Balapuwaduge Manukulasuriya Amith Jeevan Mendis

Born January 15, 1983, Colombo

Current age 36 years 310 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 58 44 10 636 72 18.70 769 82.70 0 1 48 13 13 0
T20Is 22 15 4 207 43* 18.81 174 118.96 0 0 18 6 7 0
First-class 161 251 34 7769 206* 35.80 21 35 125 0
List A 208 174 29 3425 99* 23.62 0 16 69 1
T20s 153 125 26 2175 67 21.96 1777 122.39 0 5 154 81 42 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 58 49 1404 1204 28 3/15 3/15 43.00 5.14 50.1 0 0 0
T20Is 22 14 210 249 12 3/24 3/24 20.75 7.11 17.5 0 0 0
First-class 161 16750 9615 352 9/53 27.31 3.44 47.5 17 2
List A 208 5592 4425 153 5/12 5/12 28.92 4.74 36.5 7 2 0
T20s 153 106 1816 2226 108 4/14 4/14 20.61 7.35 16.8 3 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Jun 1, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street, Jun 28, 2019 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 Saracens Sports Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (NCC), Feb 7-10, 2019 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A South Africa v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street, Jun 28, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Burgher Recreation Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (NCC), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Feb 23, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
18, 0/36 Sri Lanka v South Africa Chester-le-Street 28 Jun 2019 ODI # 4176
0, 0/23 Sri Lanka v England Leeds 21 Jun 2019 ODI # 4168
1, 0/11 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Cardiff 1 Jun 2019 ODI # 4145
21, 0/54 Sri Lanka v Australia Southampton 27 May 2019 Other OD
1/45, 18 Sri Lanka v South Africa Cardiff 24 May 2019 Other OD
13 Sri Lanka v Scotland Edinburgh 21 May 2019 ODI # 4142
50*, 2/47 Dambulla v Kandy Dambulla 10 Apr 2019 LA
0/33, 23 Dambulla v Galle Dambulla 6 Apr 2019 LA
4/36, 10 Dambulla v Colombo Dambulla 4 Apr 2019 LA
50, 2/43 Tamil Union v Sinhalese Colombo (NCC) 12 Mar 2019 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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May 24, 2019

Jeevan Mendis is congratulated by his team-mates, South Africa v Sri Lanka, warm-up match, World Cup 2019, Cardiff, May 24, 2019

Jeevan Mendis is congratulated by his team-mates

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May 24, 2019

Jeevan Mendis strikes against the run of play, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2019 warm-up, Cardiff, May 24, 2019

Jeevan Mendis strikes against the run of play

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Nov 25, 2018

Jeevan Mendis delivers the ball, Tshwane Spartans v Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, MSL 2018, Centurion, November 25, 2018

Jeevan Mendis delivers the ball

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