Dinesh Chandimal broke onto to the international scene with a lot of promise but there came a slump in form and he was dropped. Being a great talent, Chandimal’s comeback seems likely.
Name: Dinesh Chandimal
Role: Batsman, Wicket-keeper
Test: vs South Africa on 26th December 2011
ODI: vs Zimbabwe on 1st June 2010
T20I: vs New Zealand on 30th April 2010
Career Turning Point: Strong performances in U-19 circuit.
Jersey Number: #36 (Sri Lanka)
Major Teams: Sri Lanka, Rajasthan Royals (2012), Nondescripts Cricket Club (2009)
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Ishika Jayasekara
Marriage Date: 1 May 2015
Controversies: He was charged by ICC for a ball- tampering in 2018 while playing against West Indies. He later denied the accusation.
Height (approx.): 5 feet 9 inches
Weight (approx.): 70 kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Net Worth: $125,000 a year (as in 2016)
Date of Birth: 18 November 1989
Age (as of May 2019):
Birth Place: Balapitiya, Sri Lanka
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Sri Lanka
School: Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda.
College: Ananda College, Colombo
Educational Qualifications: N/A
Brother: 4 younger brothers
Address: Balapitiya, Sri Lanka
Hobbies: Listening to music, Watching Movies and Travelling
Cricketers: Sanath Jayasuriya
Cricket Ground: NA
Food: Coconut Sambal, Fried Dry Anchovy Sprats, Fish and Steamed Jackfruit
Style Quotient: N/A
Cars Collection: N/A
Chandimal was only 14 when his house was devasted by the Indian Ocean Tsunami tragedy in 2004.
He began his cricket career in school, once led his school team to 13 consecutive victories.