JEEVAN MENDIS

  • Sri Lanka will benefit from playing in New Zealand in WC: Jeevan Mendis January 11, 2015

    Christchurch: Sri Lanka all-rounder Jeevan Mendis believes that the lessons learnt from the opening game defeat against New Zealand here Sunday will help them in their World Cup game against the same opponent Feb 14. Sri Lanka lost the first One-day International (ODI) by three wickets against the hosts after posting...
  • Tharanga's omission, Mendis' inclusion for World Cup shocking January 9, 2015

    The Sri Lanka squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 contained two big surprises for me: the absence of opener Upul Tharanga and the inclusion of Jeevan Mendis as a spin-bowling allrounder. Tharanga's omission shocked me. True, he had not been picked against England or New Zealand, but he has...
  • CLT20: Tridents take on Knights in bottom-placed battle September 30, 2014

    Bangalore: West Indies champions Barbados Tridents will take on New Zealand side Northern Knights in an inconsequential Group B league match of the Champions League Twenty20, here on Tuesday. With Kings XI Punjab and Hobart Hurricanes already booking their semifinal spot from this group, bottom-placed Tridents and fourth-placed Knights have already...
  • T20I: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 17 runs March 31, 2013

    Pallekele: Kusal Perera smashed a brisk 64 to set up Sri Lanka's 17run victory over Bangladesh in a oneoff Twenty20 international in Pallekele on Sunday. The opener hit four sixes and five fours in his 44ball knock as Sri Lanka posted a challenging 198 for 5 before restricting Bangladesh to...
  • SL include Jeevan Mendis for 1st Test against Pak June 19, 2012

    Colombo: Allrounders Thisara Perera and Jeevan Mendis and fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara were included in Sri Lanka's 15man squad on Tuesday for this week's first Test against Pakistan in Galle. Perera was named man of the series in the fivematch oneday encounter against Pakistan that was won 31 by Sri Lanka...