Kamindu Mendis      

Full name Pasqual Handi Kamindu Dilanka Mendis

Born September 30, 1998, Galle

Current age 20 years 113 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak, Slow left-arm orthodox

Education Richmond College, Galle

Relation Brother - ST Mendis

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
T20Is 1 1 0 24 24 24.00 14 171.42 0 0 3 1 0 0
First-class 4 5 0 233 91 46.60 366 63.66 0 2 33 0 6 0
List A 11 10 1 426 91* 47.33 491 86.76 0 4 39 3 7 0
T20s 7 4 2 69 24 34.50 62 111.29 0 0 7 1 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
T20Is 1 1 18 27 0 - - - 9.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 4 7 341 232 6 2/47 3/76 38.66 4.08 56.8 0 0 0
List A 11 11 491 445 11 3/46 3/46 40.45 5.43 44.6 0 0 0
T20s 7 5 72 86 2 1/6 1/6 43.00 7.16 36.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only T20I Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 27, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Katunayake, Nov 30-Dec 2, 2018 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka A v Ireland A at Hambantota, Jan 13-16, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Badureliya Sports Club v Galle Cricket Club at Kaluthara, Nov 30, 2015 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka A v Ireland A at Hambantota, Jan 19, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Colombo v Galle at Colombo (RPS), Aug 21, 2018 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 27, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9, 1/64 Sri Lanka A v Ireland A Hambantota 19 Jan 2019 LA
0/38, 17, 53, 0/9 Sri Lanka A v Ireland A Hambantota 13 Jan 2019 FC
91, 1/13 Sri Lanka A v Ireland A Colombo (SSC) 5 Jan 2019 FC
0/31, 27, 2/65 Tamil Union v SLPACC Colombo (PSS) 28 Dec 2018 FC
61, 0/54 SL Emerg v IND Emerg Colombo (RPS) 15 Dec 2018 LA
1/31, 91* SL Emerg v BDESH Emerg Colombo (RPS) 13 Dec 2018 LA
12, 3/51 SL Emerg v IND Emerg Colombo (RPS) 10 Dec 2018 LA
3/46, 71 SL Emerg v AFG Emerg Colombo (CCC) 8 Dec 2018 LA
75, 1/31 SL Emerg v OMAN Emerg Colombo (RPS) 7 Dec 2018 Other OD
1/29, 45, 2/47 Tamil Union v Chilaw Katunayake 30 Nov 2018 FC
Profile

Though foremost a batsman who scores heavily square of the wicket, it is for his unique skill set with the ball that Kamindu Mendis had gained an international reputation long before he entered a national squad. He bowls finger spin with both arms, and does it with skill and accuracy - his offbreaks not quite as good as his left-arm orthodox, but not far off. Understandably, his potential has impressed coaches. In the age of T20, a bowler who can spin it away from both right and left-handers, not to mention employ different lines of attack to the same batsman, could potentially have team owners and data analysts drooling, so long as Kamindu continues to develop those skills.

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Oct 27, 2018

Kamindu Mendis showed some impressive shot-making in 24 from 14 balls, Sri Lanka v England, only T20I, October 27, 2018

Kamindu Mendis showed some impressive shot-making in 24 from 14 balls

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Oct 27, 2018

Kamindu Mendis failed to claim a wicket with either arm on debut, Sri Lanka v England, only T20I, October 27, 2018

Kamindu Mendis failed to claim a wicket with either arm on debut

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Oct 5, 2018

Left-arm round, right-arm over: Kamindu Mendis shows off all his tricks, Sri Lanka Board XI v England, tour match, P Sara Oval, October 5, 2018

Left-arm round, right-arm over: Kamindu Mendis shows off all his tricks

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