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February 7, 2019
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Jeevan Mendis (Sri Lankan Cricketer) Wife, Records, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

By Kalpana Verma

Jeevan Medis is an all-rounder with an amazing record. He is from a Cricket background family his sibling and father who were incidentally cricketers. His performance one step higher in the Under-17 Asia Cup and in the 2002 Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand.

Name: Balapuwaduge Manukulasuriya Amith Jeevan Mendis

Nickname: Jeevan Mendis

Role: Bowling Allrounder

Cricket Career

Test: NA

ODI: vs Zimbabwe, June 01, 2010 at Queen Sports Club

T20I: vs England, June 25, 2011, at Country Ground

Jersey Number: Not Know


  • He took 3/24 from his 4 overs and capably helped turn accomplice Ajantha Mendis, who took a record 6/8 from his 4 overs.
  • He held the best bowling figures in U19 Cricket World Cup history where he recorded 7/20 v Zimbabwe U19’s.

Career Turning Point

The club’s numbness towards his bowling abilities at long last constrained him to join the Tamil Union Cricket Club in the 2008-09 season and straight away the moves satisfied as he picked 22 top of the line wickets that season and completed off 2009-10 with 35 scalps.

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children

Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends: NA

Wife/Spouse: Vanessa Mendis

Marriage Date: NA

Children: Three


Autobiography: NA

Biopic: NA


Net Worth: INR 09 Crore/Year

Awards And Recognitions

  • Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year in 2001
  • Man-of-the-Tournament awards in Under-17 Asia Cup in Pakistan
  • The 2001 U-19 World Cup in New Zealand



Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’8”

Weight (approx.): 65kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 15th January 1983

Age (as in 2018): 36 Years

Birth Place: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Capricorn

Nationality: Sri Lankan

School: NA

College: S.Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia

Educational Qualifications: NA


Father: Jagath

Mother: Not Known

Sister: Gayathri Mendis Kohona, Samadhi Samarathunge

Brother: Aundray Wood

Coach/Mentor: NA

Religion: NA

Address: Nagoda, Sri Lanka


Hobbies: NA

Favourite Cricketers

  • Batsmen: NA
  • Bowlers: NA


Cricket Ground: NA

Sportsmen: NA

Food: NA

Actors: NA

Films: NA

Musicians/Singers: NA

Destinations: NA

Tattoos: NA

Smoking/Drinking: NA/Yes

Style Quotient

Cars Collection: Two

Lesser Known Facts

  • Mendis was surprisingly picked up for the Twenty20 International series against Bangladesh in February 2018.
  • He was then picked in the ODI squad for the triangular arrangement, including India and Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe. Despite the fact that he didn’t get the chance to bat on his debut, he inspired with the ball, grabbing two wickets for 12 runs from four overs.
Kalpana Verma