Jeevan Mendis      

Full name Balapuwaduge Manukulasuriya Amith Jeevan Mendis

Born January 15, 1983, Colombo

Current age 35 years 33 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 17 12 3 197 43* 21.88 158 124.68 0 0 18 5 4 0
First-class 153 241 33 7426 206* 35.70 19 34 123 0
List A 186 155 26 3024 99* 23.44 0 13 62 1
T20s Insights on t20 121 103 19 1812 67 21.57 1512 119.84 0 3 128 64 33 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 17 9 126 137 8 3/24 3/24 17.12 6.52 15.7 0 0 0
First-class 153 15102 8607 320 6/37 26.89 3.41 47.1 15 1
List A 186 4732 3732 128 5/12 5/12 29.15 4.73 36.9 5 2 0
T20s Insights on t20 121 74 1162 1390 64 4/14 4/14 21.71 7.17 18.1 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 Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Feb 15, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2000/01
Last First-class Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Moors), Feb 1-3, 2018 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Derbyshire v Worcestershire at Derby, May 16, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Burgher Recreation Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (NCC), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Feb 15, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/21 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 15 Feb 2018 T20I # 648
6/100, 4, 4/123 Tamil Union v Bloomfield Colombo (Moors) 1 Feb 2018 FC
4/97, 30, 1/75, 4* Tamil Union v Moors Colombo (Burgher) 26 Jan 2018 FC
42, 3/80, 27, 0/13 Tamil Union v Chilaw Colombo (PSS) 12 Jan 2018 FC
32, 0/12, 72, 4/38 Tamil Union v SLPACC Colombo (PSS) 5 Jan 2018 FC
8, 3/74, 100* Tamil Union v Burgher Colombo (PSS) 28 Dec 2017 FC
3/60, 9, 2/41 Tamil Union v SL Army Panagoda 22 Dec 2017 FC
11, 1/53, 67 Tamil Union v Nondescripts Colombo (NCC) 15 Dec 2017 FC
77, 1/44, 1/39 Tamil Union v Badureliya Kaluthara 8 Dec 2017 FC
2, 0/18 Sri Lanka v South Africa Kowloon 29 Oct 2017 Other OD
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 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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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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