The 19-year-old Matheesha Pathirana from Kandy is a slinger in the Lasith Malinga shape and intrigued everybody at the U19 World Cup this year.
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Defending champs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have joined youthful Sri Lanka pacer Matheesha Pathirana. To replace injured 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.
Matheesha Pathirana bowling action resemblances to Lasith Malinga
The 19-year-old from Kandy is a slinger in the Lasith Malinga form and intrigued everybody at the U19 World Cup this year. “Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have marked Matheesha Pathirana as a swap 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 precluded until the end of the competition,” a BCCI official statement read.
Last year, during the 2020 U-19 Cricket World Cup, playing against India. Also the pacer accept to convey the quickest at any point ball in cricket history at 175 kmph. However at that point this found to be a specialized mistake by the speed weapon.
Chennai Super Kings needs some fire in their Bowling Squad. Since they have Lost 5 matches and Won only 1 so far. Currently CSK is at the 9th position in the points table. Deepak Milne and Deepak Chahar are already ruled out of the IPL 2022.