Ajantha Mendis is elated after hitting the winning runs for Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st ODI, Colombo, November 1, 2015

Ajantha Mendis is elated after hitting the winning runs for Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st ODI, Colombo, November 1, 2015

Ajantha Mendis is elated after hitting the winning runs for Sri LankaAFP
Ajantha Mendis and Suranga Lakmal celebrate Sri Lanka's narrow victory over West Indies, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st ODI, Colombo, November 1, 2015
Ajantha Mendis and Suranga Lakmal celebrate Sri Lanka's narrow victory over West IndiesAssociated Press
Ajantha Mendis chats with Angelo Mathews, Colombo, December 6, 2014
Ajantha Mendis chats with Angelo MathewsAFP
Ruwan Kalpage works with Ajantha Mendis during training, Galle, July 15, 2014
Ruwan Kalpage works with Ajantha Mendis during trainingAssociated Press
Ajantha Mendis and Angelo Mathews have fun during training, Colombo, July 5, 2014
Ajantha Mendis and Angelo Mathews have fun during trainingAFP
Ajantha Mendis shows off a different kind of footwork, Edgbaston, June 2, 2014
Ajantha Mendis shows off a different kind of footworkGetty Images
Ajantha Mendis, with the man of the match award, celebrates Angelo Mathews, Ireland v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Clontarf, May 6, 2014
Ajantha Mendis, with the man of the match award, celebrates Angelo MathewsCricket Ireland
Ajantha Mendis in his delivery stride, Netherlands v Sri Lanka, World T20, Group 1, March 24, 2014
Ajantha Mendis in his delivery strideGetty Images
Ajantha Mendis broke the opening stand, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Mirpur, March 6, 2014
Ajantha Mendis broke the opening standAssociated Press
Thisara Perera and Ajantha Mendis are all smiles after their win, India v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Fatullah, February 28, 2014
Thisara Perera and Ajantha Mendis are all smiles after their winAFP
Ajantha Mendis struck twice in two balls late in the day, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 3rd day, February 6, 2014
Ajantha Mendis struck twice in two balls late in the dayAFP
Ajantha Mendis' stumps were dislodged by Chris Woakes, Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, Pallekele, December 10, 2014
Ajantha Mendis' stumps were dislodged by Chris WoakesGetty Images
Ajantha Mendis and Upul Tharanga take a breather during training, Colombo, July 23, 2014
Ajantha Mendis and Upul Tharanga take a breather during trainingAFP
Ajantha Mendis dismissed AB de Villiers for 75, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo, July 6, 2014
Ajantha Mendis dismissed AB de Villiers for 75AFP
Ajantha Mendis took a return catch to remove Ian Bell, England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston, June 3, 2014
Ajantha Mendis took a return catch to remove Ian BellGetty Images
Ajantha Mendis broke through in his first appearance on tour, England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Lord's, May 31, 2014
Ajantha Mendis broke through in his first appearance on tourGetty Images
Mysterious turn: Nuwan Kulasekara watches Ajantha Mendis twist his shoulders, Chittagong, March 26, 2014
Mysterious turn: Nuwan Kulasekara watches Ajantha Mendis twist his shouldersAFP
The twister: Ajantha Mendis bowls during a practice session, Chittagong, March 21, 2014
The twister: Ajantha Mendis bowls during a practice sessionAFP
Thisara Perera and Ajantha Mendis poised for a high five, India v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Fatullah, February 28, 2014
Thisara Perera and Ajantha Mendis poised for a high fiveAFP
Ajantha Mendis gives the ball a good rip, India v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Fatullah, February 28, 2014
Ajantha Mendis gives the ball a good ripAFP