Kusal Mendis      

Full name Balapuwaduge Kusal Gimhan Mendis

Born February 2, 1995, Moratuwa

Current age 22 years 80 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka A Emerging Players, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-23s

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa

Balapuwaduge Kusal Gimhan Mendis
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 16 32 1 1106 194 35.67 1879 58.86 2 3 138 14 23 0
ODIs 25 24 1 845 102 36.73 986 85.69 1 9 100 10 11 0
T20Is 8 8 0 74 22 9.25 60 123.33 0 0 6 3 0 0
First-class 34 63 2 2019 194 33.09 3201 63.07 3 7 250 30 52 8
List A 40 38 1 1118 102 30.21 1373 81.42 1 10 126 12 27 4
Twenty20 22 21 1 403 65 20.15 304 132.56 0 2 34 19 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 16 2 36 18 1 1/10 1/18 18.00 3.00 36.0 0 0 0
ODIs 25 2 20 28 0 - - - 8.40 - 0 0 0
T20Is 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 34 5 102 55 1 1/10 1/18 55.00 3.23 102.0 0 0 0
List A 40 3 26 32 0 - - - 7.38 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 22 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (PSS), Oct 22-26, 2015 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (PSS), Mar 15-19, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin (Malahide), Jun 16, 2016 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (SSC), Apr 1, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jul 5, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Feb 22, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Jan 16-18, 2015 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (PSS), Mar 15-19, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Rest of Sri Lanka v Sri Lanka A at Pallekele, May 17, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Colombo District v Kegalle District at Colombo (PSS), Apr 2, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club v Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (CCC), Apr 1, 2015 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Feb 22, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
34, 0/4 Colombo v Kegalle Colombo (PSS) 2 Apr 2017 LA
54 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 1 Apr 2017 ODI # 3858
102 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dambulla 28 Mar 2017 ODI # 3856
4 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dambulla 25 Mar 2017 ODI # 3855
5, 36 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 15 Mar 2017 Test # 2254
194, 19 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Galle 7 Mar 2017 Test # 2252
0c/0s, 14 Sri Lanka v Australia Adelaide 22 Feb 2017 T20I # 598
5 Sri Lanka v Australia Geelong 19 Feb 2017 T20I # 597
1 Sri Lanka v South Africa Centurion 10 Feb 2017 ODI # 3834
29 Sri Lanka v South Africa Cape Town 7 Feb 2017 ODI # 3833
Profile

A highly-rated graduate of Sri Lanka's school cricket system, Kusal Mendis' batting had earned him a large following long before he was on the national selectors' radar. A wicketkeeper and flowing right-hand batsman with an attacking bent, Mendis won the Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year award in 2013, for his work in the Prince of Wales College team. He was Sri Lanka's under-19 captain in the Youth World Cup the following year.

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Apr 1, 2017

Kusal Mendis anchored Sri Lanka's innings yet again, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Colombo, April 1, 2017

Kusal Mendis anchored Sri Lanka's innings yet again

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Apr 1, 2017

Kusal Mendis plonks a ball into the leg side, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Colombo, April 1, 2017

Kusal Mendis plonks a ball into the leg side

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Mar 28, 2017

Kusal Mendis celebrates his maiden ODI ton, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Dambulla, March 28, 2017

Kusal Mendis celebrates his maiden ODI ton

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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS) - Apr 6, 2017
Bangladesh won by 45 runs
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS) - Apr 4, 2017
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (SSC) - Apr 1, 2017
Sri Lanka won by 70 runs
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Dambulla - Mar 28, 2017
No result
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Dambulla - Mar 25, 2017
Bangladesh won by 90 runs
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