The 19-year-old Matheesha Pathirana from Kandy is a slinger in the Lasith Malinga form and intrigued everybody at the U19 World Cup this year.
Reigning champs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have joined youthful Sri Lanka pacer Matheesha Pathirana to supplant harmed New Zealand quick bowler Adam Milne for the continuous IPL 2022. Pathirana was essential for the CSK side as one of their net bowlers during the IPL 2021 season.
The 19-year-old from Kandy is a slinger in the Lasith Malinga shape and dazzled everybody at the U19 World Cup this year. “Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have marked Matheesha Pathirana as a trade for New Zealand pacer Adam Milne for the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. Milne experienced a hamstring injury in CSK’s most memorable match against Kolkata Knight Riders and has been precluded until the end of the competition,” a BCCI official statement read.
His substitution Pathirana is a youthful 19-year-old medium pacer from Sri Lanka who was essential for Sri Lanka’s U19 World Cup crews in 2020 and 2022. He will join CSK at the cost of Rs 20 Lakh.
GT – Jason Roy with Rahmanullah Gurbaz
KKR – Alex Hales with Aaron Finch
LSG – Mark Wood with Andrew Tye
RCB – Luvnith Sisodia with Rajat Patidar
RR – Nathan Coulter-Nile (no substitution named at this point)
KKR – Rasik Dar by Harshit Rana
CSK – Deepak Chahar (No substitution named at this point)
CSK – Adam Milne by Matheesha Pathirana
CSK will confront chief adversaries Mumbai Indians in their next conflict at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday (April 21). Matheesha Pathirana stood out as truly newsworthy when he conveyed the quickest bundle of the competition. In addition, his 175 kmph thunderclap to Yashasvi Jaiswal in a game against India Under-19 even outperformed Shoaib Akhtar’s deadly 161.3 kmph conveyance from the 2003 World Cup. Be that as it may, being a wide, the Matheesha Pathirana quickest ball was not viewed as a lawful one.
CSK are yet to name a swap for harmed pacer Deepak Chahar, who is additionally managed out of the whole IPL 2022 due to back injury.