According to the reports in the Sri Lanka media, Mendis hit a 64-year-old man, killing him in the Horethuduwa area in North Panadura around half past five on Sunday morning.
Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Angelo Mathews takes four wickets as hosts beat Windies to sweep ODI series 3-0
Angelo Mathews took 4-59 in 10 overs and was player of the match in Sri Lanka's third and final ODI against West Indies
Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis tons help hosts seal series-clinching win in second ODI with a game to spare
Avishka Fernando and Kusal Mendis' centuries guided Sri Lanka to a massive 161-run win against West Indies in the second ODI at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.
Highlights, Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 2nd ODI at Hambantota, Full cricket score: Islanders thump Windies to seal series
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Highlights, Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 1st ODI at Colombo, Full cricket score: Hosts edge Windies by one wicket in nail-biting contest
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Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis strikes unbeaten century to help visitors draw second Test, claim series 1-0
Mendis was superb for his 116 from 233 balls, a seventh Test century, first as an aggressor in the chase for runs, and then for his stoic defence when it became apparent that a draw was the best result possible for Sri Lanka.
Highlights, Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test Day 2 at Harare, Full cricket score: Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews lead visitors fight back
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Virat Kohli consolidates No 1 spot, Ajinkya Rahane moves to eighth place; Jasprit Bumrah leads among Indian bowlers in ICC Test rankings
Kohli has 928 points, 17 more than second-placed Australian run-machine Steve Smith.
Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 1st Test, Day 5 at Harare, Full Cricket Score: Visitors grab series lead with 10-wicket win
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Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 1st Test Day 4 at Harare, Full Cricket Score: Mathews' career best 200 not out helps visitors grab sizeable lead
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Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 1st Test, Day 3 at Harare, Full Cricket Score: Visitors trail by 63 runs
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India vs Sri Lanka: From Angelo Mathews to Isuru Udana, five visiting players to watch out for in upcoming T20I series
Sri Lanka, who are ranked seventh in ICC T20I rankings, take on India (fifth) in a three-match T20I series, starting 5th January in Guwahati.
India vs Sri Lanka: Pacer Lasith Malinga to captain visitors' squad, Angelo Mathews set to make T20I return
32-year-old all-rounder Angelo Mathews made a comeback to the team after a 16-month absence from the shortest form of the game
Australia vs Sri Lanka: David Warner, Steve Smith half-centuries help hosts clinch series with nine-wicket win
Warner and Smith came together after Aaron Finch was caught down the leg side off Lasith Malinga for a golden duck, and the pair produced a batting masterclass
Australia vs Sri Lanka: Birthday boy David Warner's unbeaten century powers hosts to massive 134-run victory
Birthday boy Warner clubbed an unbeaten 100 as he powered Australia to a massive 233 for two, aided by century stands with skipper Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell
Lasith Malinga jumps 20 places in latest T20I bowler's rankings after outstanding show against New Zealand
Malinga, along with New Zealand's left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner, have made major gains in the T20I Player Rankings after the conclusion of the three-match series, which New Zealand won by 2-1.
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, Highlights, 3rd T20I at Pallekele, Full Cricket Score: Lasith Malinga fires hosts to consolation win
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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme help Black Caps to five-wicket win to grab early lead in T20I series
Ross Taylor hit a quickfire 48 to set up New Zealand's five-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka in Kandy on Sunday.
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Impressive captain Dimuth Karunaratne can change team's fortune but familiar challenges lie ahead
Next couple of weeks will be a tough one for Dimuth Karunaratne. That's why a lot of people don't enjoy the thorny crown called Sri Lankan captaincy. The last six Sri Lankan captains have lasted less than six months. What lies ahead of Karunaratne will be known soon.