New Delhi. MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings is on the second spot in IPL 2023. Chennai is doing amazing. Dhoni himself is rocking. Dhoni has come on the field with the determination to win, but the determination to win is also visible in his player who was called a cheater. He has been winning match after match to Chennai. Finally comes and gives victory to Chennai. The name of that player is Mathisha Pathirana. He did something similar against Delhi Capitals as well.
Chennai beat Delhi by 27 runs. With this defeat, Delhi’s exit from IPL 2023 is almost certain. Ravindra Jadeja was the player of the match. He scored 21 runs in 16 balls. Then also took one wicket in 19 balls, but CSK’s victory was also another hero Mathisha Mathisha Pathirana. Pathirana comes in the death overs and wins Chennai. Batting first against Delhi, Chennai scored 167 runs for 8 wickets.
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got off to a bad start
Shivam Dubey scored maximum 25 runs for Chennai and then Rituraj Gaikwad scored 24 runs. No player could progress beyond 25. Chennai was looking in trouble. In response to the target of 168 runs, North Delhi was almost out of the bad start. Delhi started making a comeback in the match, but then in the death overs, Dhoni used his weapon worth 20 lakh rupees and then the entire Delhi stopped for 140 runs in 20 overs.
Rousseau and Pandey could turn the match
In fact, after 12 overs, Delhi needed 92 runs to win and 7 wickets were left in hand. Riley Russo and Manish Pandey were batting tremendously. Had both stayed for some more time, the match could have slipped out of Chennai’s hands. In the next over, Pathirana came on the attack, which was welcomed by Pandey with a six, but after that he got Pandey out LBW on the last ball of the over. Pandey returned to the pavilion after scoring 27 runs.
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Pathirana came on the attack for the second time in the 16th over. At that time Delhi needed 71 runs off 24 balls. Ripple Patel and Akshar Patel were at the crease. He gave only 6 runs in this over. In 18 overs, he hunted Akshar Patel, giving the biggest blow to Delhi. He gave 12 runs in this over. However, after his over, Delhi lagged behind in the match.
Hunted after 3 consecutive fours
In the last over, Lalit Yadav hit his balls for 3 consecutive fours, but Pathirana bowled Lalit on the 5th ball of the over. This weapon of 20 lakhs by Dhoni did not give any chance to Delhi to return to the match again. He took 3 wickets for 37 runs in 4 overs. Pathirana is constantly troubling the batsmen. However, he also had to hear a lot about his bowling action.
Matheesha Pathirana is fraud bowler with illegal action. @jatinsapru@IrfanPathan@harbhajan_singh@MohammadKaif @BCCI @ICC @bcci@virendersehwag@ICC@DeepDasgupta7 #CSKvMI @cricbuzz @ESPNcricinfo @Cricketracker @thefield_in @cricketaakash @gauravkapur #Cricket #IPL2023 #CSKvMI
— The Shepherd (@MyRealityVsUrs) May 6, 2023
told cheat bowler
Pathirana was called a fraud on social media. His bowling action was also called illegal. Actually, his action is very similar to Sri Lankan legend Lasith Malinga, but Pathirana did not let the social media affect him and he is answering everyone with his performance. He has played 8 matches for Chennai this season and has taken 13 wickets. Against Mumbai, he took 3 wickets for 15 runs.