Dinesh Chandimal Wiki, Wife, Age, Height, Stats, Father, IPL, Affairs, Family, Biography & More

Dinesh Chandimal is among the foremost promising young batter going around in Sri Lankan cricket. A technically sound batter with strokes all round the wicket, Chandimal conjointly stands out owing to the maturity he shows at the crease associate degreed his temperament to make and pace an innings.

About of Dinesh Chandimal wiki/Biography

Full NameLokuge Dinesh Chandimal


About of Dinesh Chandimal Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.)in centimeters– 175 cm
in meters– 1.75 m
in feet inches– 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 70 kg
in pounds– 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack


About of Dinesh Chandimal Personal Life

Date of Birth18 November 1989
Age (as in 2017)28 Years
BirthplaceBalapitiya, Sri Lanka
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
NationalitySri Lankan
HometownBalapitiya, Sri Lanka
College/UniversityDharmasoka College, Ambalangoda
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesListening to Music, Watching Movies, Traveling
ControversyIn June 2018, while playing against West Indies, Chandimal was charged with ball-tampering by ICC. Later, he denied tampering with the ball by using a sweet in his pocket in place of applying the artificial substance to the ball.



International DebutODI– 1 June 2010 against Zimbabwe at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Test– 26 December 2011 against South Africa at Kingsmead, South Africa
T20– 30 April 2010 against New Zealand at Providence Stadium, Guyana
Jersey Number#36 (Sri Lanka)
#17 (IPL)
Domestic/State TeamsNondescripts Cricket Club (2009-Present)
Ruhuna (2010-Present)
Rajasthan Royals (2012)
Chittagong Vikings (2017)
Favourite ShotsCover-Drive and Pull-Shot
Records (main ones)• In 2009, he captained his school team and scored 1,580 runs beside leading his school side to 13 consecutive victories. It was the first time in Sri Lankan school history that someone had crossed the 1,000 run mark with the bat as well as captained his side so successfully and won the Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year Award.
• Having scored a century against India in 2010 in Harare, Dinesh became the youngest Sri Lankan to score a ton.
• In 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup against Australia in Sydney, he scored 50 off 22 balls; this was the fastest fifty by a Sri Lankan batsman in Cricket World Cup history.
Career Turning PointHis maiden ODI Ton against India in Harare fixed him in National Team.


Family, Girls, Affairs & More

Wife/SpouseIshika Jayasekara

ParentsFather– Name not known

Mother– Name not known

SiblingsBrothers– 3

Sister– None

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsIshika Jayasekara
Marriage Date1 May 2015


Favourite Things

Favourite CricketerSanath Jayasuriya

Favourite FoodsCoconut Sambal, Fried Dry Anchovy Sprats, Fish, Steamed Jackfruit


Money Factor

Salary (approx.)$125,000 a year (as in 2016)


Social Media




Does Dinesh Chandimal smoke?: Not identified

Does Dinesh Chandimal drink alcohol?: Not identified

On twenty six December 2004, once Chandimal was simply fourteen, his Balapitiya house was desolate by the ocean wave tragedy.

Chandimal still goes to Balapitiya usually to memorise the tragic incident that desolate his family.

When he was in his teens, he began his cricket career in class.

In 2008, Chandimal was appointed the captain of the school’s 1st eleven, that he light-emitting diode in thirteen outright wins in a very season.

During the 2012 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, Rajasthan Royals bought him for $50,000 but, he failed to show up in any match.

In March 2018, Chandimal was named because the captain of the capital of Sri Lanka squad for the Super Four Provincial Tournament.

Chandimal holds the joint record for taking the foremost range of catches in a very single T20I as a fielder (4) at the side of Ajinkya Rahane, Darren Sammy, Corey Anderson, Peter Borren, and Babar Hayat.



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