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Dinesh Chandimal Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Height, Weight, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 18, 2021

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Short Biography

Dinesh Chandimal was born on 18-11-1989 in Balapitiya, Southern Province, Sri Lanka. He is a Sri Lankan Cricket Player.

Other Name: Lokuge Dinesh Chandimal, Chandi

Dinesh Chandimal Complete Bio & Career

Dinesh Chandimal is a well known professional cricketer from Sri Lankan team. He is current Sri Lankan captain in Test cricket and a former captain in the T20 and ODI formats. He is right-handed batsman and occasional wicket keeper. He attended Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda where he began playing cricket. Later he joined Ananda College, Colombo and was under-17 team’s captain. He was captain school team for 13 seasons. He received Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year Award. He then connected with Nondescripts Cricket Club.
He made a record for the highest number of dismissals as wicketkeeper in Youth ODI for Sri Lanka with 51 dismissals and became the only wicketkeeper from Sri Lankan team to get in fifty plus dismissals in Youth ODI. He played for Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI. He scored 2 centuries for under 19s Sri Lankan team. He played for Twenty20 cricket.
He made his debut in international cricket in the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 in the West Indies. He played against Zimbabwe and New Zealand in this World cup. Later he was part of ODI tri-series in Zimbabwe. He outperformed and scored his international century against India, becoming the youngest player from Sri Lanka to make an ODI century. He made his debut in test cricket against South Africa in 2011 in Durban and helped his team to win any test series in South Africa for the 1st time.
He was purchased by Rajasthan Royals for Indian Premier League 2012.He had an excellent game in 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. He was part of test series against India and received the man of the match. His performance was excellent in England series and Australia series in 2016. He became test captain Sri Lankan team in 2017.

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Dinesh Chandimal Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Name Not Known
Mother Name Not Known
Brothers Niroshan Dickwella, Suranga Lakmal, Kamesh Nirmal, Ayesha Shashimal
Sister None
Wife Ishika Jayasekara (01-05-2015)
Son Binush Jaden

He has four younger brothers named Niroshan Dickwella, Suranga Lakmal, Kamesh Nirmal and Ayesha Shashimal. He married Ishika Jayasekara on 01-05-2015. Together the couple is blessed with son named Binush Jaden.

Dinesh Chandimal wishes happy wedding anniversary to his wife Ishika Jayasekara by posting on his Instagram

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 39
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Balapitiya, Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Religion Buddhist
School Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda
College Ananda College, Colombo
Marital Status Married
Debut ODI- 1 June 2010 v Zimbabwe, Test Match- 26 December 2011 v South Africa, T20I- 30 April 2010 v New Zealand


Favorite Sport Cricket

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Dinesh Chandimal

  • He became the youngest ODI captain of Sri Lanka when he was announced Captain in 2013.
  • He is the 1st captain leading Sri Lanka in the day-night Test match.
  • His family home was destroyed in the Indian Ocean Tsunami tragedy.

Dinesh Chandimal Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

34 years, 3months, 9 days old age Dinesh Chandimal will turn 35 on 18 November, 2024. Only 8 months, 21 days, his next birthday.

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