Ramesh Mendis

Sri Lanka
Age
July 7, 1995 (26 years)
Role
All Rounder
Birth Place
Ambalangoda
Batting Style
Right Handed
Nationality
Sri Lanka
Bowling Style
Off break

Ramesh Mendis is a 25-year-old all-rounder from Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka, who has represented his country internationally. In March 2018, Kandy included him in their team for the 2017–18 Super Four Provincial competition. A month later, Kandy also included Mendis in their squad for the 2018 Super Provincial One Day competition. In August 2018, Dambulla named Mendis in their team for the 2018 SLC T20 League. In March 2019, Dambulla included Mendis in their team for the 2019 Super Provincial One Day Tournament.

ICC Rankings

Test ODI T20I
Batting
-
-
-
Bowling
89
-
-

Team played

Sri Lanka, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Sri Lanka Emerging, Moors Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka Under-19, Sri Lanka Cricket Board President XI, Kandy, Colombo Commandos, Kandy District, Dambulla, Dambulla Viiking

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
ODI
1
1
1
8
8*
-
6
133.33
0
0
0
1
T20I
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0
Test
2
3
0
49
33
16.33
95
51.58
0
0
5
0
IPL
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI Econ Avg SR 4W 5W 10W
ODI
1
1
42
40
2
2/40
5.71
20
21
0
0
0
T20I
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
Test
2
3
342
182
4
2/86
3.19
45.5
85.5
0
0
0
IPL
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0

Biography

In November 2019, Cricket Sri Lanka included Ramesh in the national squad to play in the 2019 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Bangladesh. In October 2020, Dambulla Viiking signed Mendis to represent them in the inaugural season of the Lanka Premier League. The Sri Lankan selectors named Ramesh among the reserve players for the Test series against the visiting England team in January 2021 when he made his Test debut.

Test

In one Test match played, Ramesh took 2 wickets at 48.00 with the best bowling figures of 1/48.

ODI

Mendis is yet to play ODI cricket.

T20I

Ramesh Mendis has not yet made his T20I debut.

Records and Facts

In 46 first-class matches, Ramesh Mendis has scored 2450 runs at 42.24 with 5 tons and 11 fifties, including his top score of 300 not out. He has also taken 85 wickets at 38.49 with the best bowling figures of 5/124 in an innings and 6/147 in a match.

Mendis got his highest first-class score playing for Moors Sports Club against Negombo Cricket Club in January 2020 in the 2018–19 Premier League Tournament. Batting first, Moors were 3/80 when Ramesh strode to the wicket. He shared a 296-run partnership with Sachitra Serasinghe to rescue the innings. Moors scored 652/8 declared with Mendis on 300 not out in 270 balls, with 28 fours and 10 sixes, in a match that ended in a draw after Moors imposed a follow on. Mendis ended up with the most runs and most wickets for Moors in the competition.

In 37 List A games, Mendis has scored 551 runs at 26.23, with 3 fifties, including a top score of 64 not out. He has also taken 35 List A wickets at 27.91, with best bowling figures of 4/22.

In 37 T20 games, Ramesh Mendis has scored 583 runs at 27.76, with 2 fifties, including a top score of 72 not out. He has also taken 30 T20 wickets at 19.23, with best bowling figures of 4/17.