Jeevan Mendis Profile, Career Info, Records & Stats

Jeevan Mendis

Jeevan Mendis (ජීවන් මෙන්ඩිස්)  a left-handed batting all-rounder with leg-break bowling style. Mendis has played his first-class cricket for Sinhalese 2002-08, Bloomfield in 2011, Ruhuna in 2011,  Kandurata 2008-10 and Tamil Union 2008-present. He represented Basnahira Cricket Dundee in 2012, Uthura Rudras in 2013, Yaal Blazers in 2014 during the domestic T20 Tournament.

Mendis has played two ICC mega-events for Sri Lanka Team, in 2012 ICC World T20 Cup and 2015 ICC World Cup. Jeevan has represented Sri Lanka Cricket Team in One Day International and T20I formats of ICC. Jeevan Mendis has represented Sri Lanka in U-19 Cricket World Cup and recorded his best bowling figure with 7/20 just after Australian Jason Ralston with 7/19 and became only Sri Lankan to achieve this feat.

Franchise T20 Cricket

Jeevan made his debut in South Africa Mzansi Super League T20 for Tshwane Spartans during the first edition of the tournament in October 2018 and remained a joint leading wicket-taker with 16 wickets in nine matches. Mendis made his debut in the Bangladesh Premier League for Chittagong Vikings during BPL season 2015, 2017 and also have played Barisal Bulls during BPL season 2016.

Mendis made his debut in the Caribbean Premier League for Barbados Tridents during the second edition in 2014. He has played for Derbyshire in the English County Championship during the 2017 English County season. J Mendis has played for Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League during IPL 2013. Mendis made his debut in the KFC Big Bash League during the BBL season 2012.

Jeevan Mendis Career Stats

Match FormatTestODIT20First Class
Matches 5422142
Runs Scored6042086,883
Batting Averages20.1318.9135.84
Strike Rate85.07118.96
Balls Bowled1,33721013,040
Bowling Averages40.5020.7526.89
5-Wickets Haul14
Best Bowling3/153/246/37
ICC Batting Rankings     –         –
ICC Bowling Rankings      –

Jeevan Mendis Profile

Full NameBalapuwaduge Manukulasuriya Amith Jeevan Mendis
Date of Birth15 January 1983 Colombo, Sri Lanka
Current Age36
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
T-Shirt No.88
Playing RollAll-rounder
Batting StyleLeft-handed
Bowling StyleLeg break
Test Debut—————-
ODI Debut1 June 2010 v Zimbabwe (cap 145)
T20 Debut25 July 2011 v England (cap 38)
Last Test—————–
Last ODI25 January 2015 v New Zealand
Last T2016 March 2018 v Bangladesh
Twitter @jeevanmendis
Instagram @jeevanmendis
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
Updated: 05/11/2019 — 10:08 am