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Dinesh Chandimal Dinesh Chandimal Height: 1.78 m DOB: November 18, 1989

One of the most promising batting talents to emerge out of Sri Lanka, Lokuge Dinesh Chandimal was also their youngest ever captain when he was handed the reins of the T20I side in 2013 aged just 24. Though he burst onto the scene with impressive centuries against India in his debut ODI series in the Carribean, the right-hander carried his form into Tests and now forms an important pillar of the Islanders' batting. Recently made the full-time captain of the Lankan ODI side Chandimal will be hoping to rebuild a fledgeling team with the 2019 World Cup looming large.

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PAK vs SL: Pakistan create all-time Test record, dominate Day 1 of 2nd Test

Cricket | Jul 24, 2023, 06:52 PM IST

Pakistan are already leading the series 1-0 and going by the play on Day 1, they have a great chance to make it 2-0. Their batters have employed an interesting approach going against the bowling right from the word go.

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SL vs AUS, 2nd Test: Chandimal lays the founding stone of a memorable Sri Lankan victory

Cricket | Jul 11, 2022, 07:00 PM IST

It was a terrific effort by Chandimal, who stitched some crucial partnerships with the middle order to give the home side the edge after a disappointing batting performance in the first test that they lost by ten wickets.

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2nd Test: Chandimal's fighting 74 puts Sri Lanka on top after Afridi's maiden fifer

Cricket | Dec 20, 2019, 06:50 PM IST

Chandimal shared a useful 67-run sixth wicket stand with Dhananjaya De Silva (32) and another association of 51 runs with Dilruwan Perera (48) as the tourists had their lower-order batsmen to thank for the total.

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Dinesh Chandimal retained as Sri Lanka announce full-strength squad for Pakistan Tests

Cricket | Nov 29, 2019, 02:42 PM IST

Dinesh Chandimal, who was part of the Sri Lanka squad during the Test series against New Zealand but did not get a chance to play a game, has been retained in the squad for the series against the Men in Green.

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Chandimal returns as Sri Lanka name 22-member Test squad for New Zealand series

Cricket | Aug 07, 2019, 05:34 PM IST

Dimuth Karunaratne will lead the Lankans, however, the 22-member squad will later cut short to 15 men before the series begins.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa ODI series

Dananjaya given green light, Chandimal left out as Sri Lanka announce squad for South Africa ODIs

Cricket | Feb 19, 2019, 11:01 AM IST

Dananjaya was suspended from bowling after being reported during the first Test against England last year in November and subsequently underwent an independent assessment of his bowling action.

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Dinesh Chandimal dropped for South Africa Tests, Dimuth Karunaratne to lead Sri Lanka

Cricket | Feb 05, 2019, 06:46 PM IST

Chandimal's omission follows scores of 5, 0, 15, and 4 in the two recent Test losses against Australia.

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Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Mitchell Starc's ten-for helps hosts to 2-0 series whitewash

Cricket | Feb 04, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Starc, who was voted player of the match for his second career 10-wicket haul in tests, was supported by Pat Cummins, who took 3-15.

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Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Mitchell Starc's five-for and Usman Khawaja's ton set visitors 516 to win

Cricket | Feb 03, 2019, 02:13 PM IST

Starc claimed his 10th five-wicket haul in tests by taking the final two Sri Lanka wickets in his first over after lunch.

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Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Another visiting batsman injured by a bouncer on Day 3

Cricket | Feb 03, 2019, 09:04 AM IST

Perera was to undergo a mandatory concussion test after he was unable to continue batting at Canberra's Manuka Oval.

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Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test Day 2: Injury to Dimuth Karunaratne headlines disappointing day for visitors

Cricket | Feb 02, 2019, 12:49 PM IST

Earlier, Kurtis Patterson became Australia's third century-maker of its first innings, scoring an unbeaten 114.

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2nd Test: Sri Lanka look to improve as Australia aim series win in Canberra

Cricket | Jan 31, 2019, 01:06 PM IST

After years of lobbying, Canberra will host its first Test match as Manuka Oval becomes Australia's 11th Test venue.

Injured Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal doubtful for 2nd Test

Injured Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal doubtful for 2nd Test against England

Cricket | Nov 10, 2018, 05:58 PM IST

Chandimal strained his groin during the first Test in Galle which Sri Lanka lost by 211 runs inside four days on Friday.

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'Silent Killer' Rangana Herath ready for one last hurrah as Sri Lanka take on England in Galle

Cricket | Nov 06, 2018, 09:39 AM IST

The former Sri Lanka skipper is retiring from all forms of cricket in Galle after this first test of three.

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Scapegoat captain Angelo Mathews axed from the Sri Lankan ODI team

Cricket | Sep 27, 2018, 01:18 PM IST

The reason cited by the authorities is that Mathews was deemed 'unfit' to play the game at the highest level and hence dropped from the side.

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Sri Lanka Cricket sack Angelo Mathews as captain ahead of England tour

Cricket | Sep 24, 2018, 11:36 AM IST

Sri Lanka suffered a humiliating exit from the Asia Cup as they were ousted in the group stage itself, succumbing to embarrassing losses to Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

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Asia Cup 2018: Big blow for Sri Lanka as Dinesh Chandimal ruled out due to injury

Cricket | Sep 10, 2018, 07:46 PM IST

Sri Lanka are slated to play their opening match of the Asia Cup against Afghanistan on September 17.

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Sri Lanka Cricket bring in Chandimal, ignore Malinga for one-off T20I against South Africa

Cricket | Aug 09, 2018, 07:58 PM IST

Sri Lanka Cricket left out veteran Lasith Malinga from the sole T20I, once again clouding his future as to when he would ever don the national jersey once again. 

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ICC bans Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe for 2 Tests and 4 ODIs

Cricket | Jul 16, 2018, 05:15 PM IST

Furthermore, six demerit points each have been added to the disciplinary records of Chandimal, Hathurusinghe and Gurusinha.

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Sri Lanka Cricket goes soft on Dinesh Chandimal after ball-tampering scandal

Cricket | Jun 30, 2018, 08:29 PM IST

Sri Lanka sports minister Faiszer Mustapha, under whose oversight SLC is temporarily functioning, said the ICC sanctions alone would be sufficient.

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