He averages 38.67 and has scored two hundreds in 35 ODIs. “I decided to be auctioned (for IPL-V) following the approval of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara.
“I seek their advice in everything I do,” said Chandimal, who was bought by Royals in the last auction for $50,000. He now wants to get a taste of county cricket.
He bats at No 4 in ODIs but would like to bat in the opening position in T20 cricket. “My favourite position is No 4, but in the T20 format, I would like to open the innings which will give me time to build an innings,” he felt.