Balapuwaduge Manukulasuriya Amith Jeevan Mendis
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January 15, 1983
Leg-break Bowler, Left-handed Batsman
Sri Lanka, Bloomfield, Sinhalese, Tamil Union, Kandurata, Dhaka Division, Ruhana, Basnahira Cricket Dundee, Sydney Sixers, Delhi Daredevils, Uthura, Yaal Blazers, Barbados Tridents, Chittagong Vikings, Barisal Bulls, Derbyshire, and Tshwane Spartans
Jeevan Mendis is a Sri Lankan cricketer, who plays for the national cricket team of Sri Lanka since 2010. He represents Sri Lanka internationally in shorter formats of the game in limited-over matches. Jeevan Mendis is an all-rounder, who bats left-handedly and bowls leg-break. He plays for Tamil Union in Sri Lanka for domestic circuit.
After being the best figure in Under-19 Cricket World Cup in domestic level in 2005, he came into the eyes of selectors and entered in the T20 team. His impressive bowling performance in domestic circuit gave him a clear entry in the national team of Sri Lanka. In 2010, he made his international debut through an ODI match against Zimbabwe. Jeevan Mendis made his T20I debut in the next year against England and became a permanent member of the national Sri Lankan cricket team since then. He hasn’t made his test debut so far but was named in the squad of Sri Lanka for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
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Debut ODI Match: at Queens Sports Club Stadium Vs Zimbabwe on 1st of June in 2010
Last ODI: at Grange Cricket Club Stadium Vs Scotland on 21st of May in 2019
Debut T20I Match: at County Ground Stadium Vs England on 25th of July in 2011
Last T20I Match: at R. Premadasa Stadium Vs Bangladesh on 16th of March in 2018
Debut IPL Match: at Wankhede Stadium Vs Mumbai on 9th of April in 2013
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