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.
|Height||5 feet 11 inches|
|Wife name||Ishika Jayasekara|
International Debut: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
Dinesh Chandimal 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.
Date of Birth: 18 November 1989
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
Favourite Cricketers: Sanath Jayasuriya
Favourite Food: Coconut Sambal, Fried Dry Anchovy Sprats, Fish and Steamed Jackfruit
Lesser Known Facts
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.