Matheesha Pathirana has been the find of the season for the Chennai Super KingsThe Sri Lankan has been the go to death bowler for Chennai at the death. He has been doing his job well by not only being economical but also taking wickets. In today’s match against the Mumbai Indians, the pacer took 3 crucial wickets.
Mumbai Indians, who were batting first, were destroyed by Chennai’s unrelenting bowling attack. The hosts were able to keep the five-time champions to a modest score thanks in large part to the performance of Sri Lankan pacer Matheesha Pathirana. bowled four overs, recording three wickets and 15 runs allowed.
He was also given the Player of the Match award for his efforts. Additionally, in the post-game presentation, Chennai captain MS Dhoni discussed Pathirana’s previous efforts. Dhoni said that the 20-year-old should refrain from playing red-ball cricket and stick to the limited-overs format.
Dhoni talks about Pathirana
“I would prefer him not to play red-ball cricket and play all the ICC tournaments, he would be a great asset for Sri Lanka. He was slightly lean last season and has added muscle this season,” MS Dhoni said in the post- match presentation.
Regarding The Match, The Four-Time Champion Chennai Super Kings Entered to Chase the Target of 140 Runs. Ruturaj Gaikwad and DEVON Conway The Team the Perf ECT Start that they required. Conway Scott 44 Runs in 42 Deliveries, Compared to Gaikwad’s 30 Runs.
In addition, Shivam Dube played an unbroken innings of 26 runs in 18 balls, and Ajinkya Rahane scored 21 runs in 17 deliveries. The batsmen’s tenacious performances enabled Chennai to win six games in a row in the IPL 2023.
With 13 points in 11 games following the victory, the team is now in second place overall in the IPL points standings. Mumbai Indians, on the other side, have 10 points through 10 games and are now in sixth position.