Jeevan Mendis is one of the 15 players who have been named in the Sri Lanka squad to play the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. Jeevan Mendis, who made his one-day international debut on 1-Jun-10, had played 54 ODI matches until the 2019 World Cup. In the 40 innings he batted in, he had scored a total of 604 runs, having faced 710 balls, at an average of 20.13 and a strike rate of 85.07. He was unbeaten in 10 of those innings. His highest score in an innings was 72. He had 0 centuries and 1 half-centuries to his name. In the bowling department, Jeevan Mendis had bowled 1337 balls and taken 28 wickets while conceding a total of 1134 runs. He had an average of 40.5 and an economy rate of 5.09 His best ODI bowling performance was 3/15.
Jeevan Mendis is a Sri Lankan professional cricketer, who plays limited over internationals. An all-rounder who bowls leg spin, Mendis has represented Sri Lanka in the 2012 World Twenty20 and 2015 World Cup. Domestically, he plays for Tamil Union in Sri Lanka, and he has also played for Derbyshire in England during 2017. In April 2019, he was named in Sri Lanka's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
A left-handed batsman, he debuted in 2000/01 and the following season captained the Under-19 team to victory in a one-day game.
He debuted in the Zimbabwe Triangular series in the 3rd Match on 1 June 2010. After three years of break in international arena, Mendis was surprisingly picked up for the Twenty20 International series against Bangladesh in February 2018. He played his comeback match on 15 February 2018 and took two wickets for just 21 runs. Sri Lanka won the match by 6 wickets.
With limited opportunities at the International level, Jeevan continues to feature in T20 competitions globally. In 2016, he signed up for Derbyshire in the county championships as well as Royal London Cup for the first half of the season. The all-rounder will featured in 2017 edition of Bangladesh Premier League for Chittagong Kings.