Matheesha Pathirana signed up by CSK as replacement for Adam Milne

Matheesha Pathirana. Image : ICC

Matheesha Pathirana. Image : ICC

Chennai Super Kings have signed the Sri Lankan quick bowler Matheesha Pathirana as a substitution for the New Zealand speedy Adam Milne, who has been administered out of the rest of IPL 2022 with a hamstring injury. Milne experienced the injury during Super Kings’ most memorable match of the time, against Kolkata Knight Riders on March 26, and has not included in that frame of mind since.

The 19-year-old Pathirana was important for the Sri Lanka crew at the current year’s Under-19 World Cup in the West Indies, where he played four matches and got seven wickets at a normal of 27.28 while returning an economy pace of 6.16. Pathirana originally became a force to be reckoned with because of his low, slingy activity that intently looks like that of the previous Sri Lanka quick bowler Lasith Malinga, and his capacity to bowl pacy, late-following yorkers.

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At senior level, Pathirana has just played one List A game and two T20 matches, however he has been on Super Kings’ radar for some time. In front of the 2021 season, they roped in Pathirana as a hold player close by the Sri Lanka secret spinner Maheesh Theekshana. Like Theekshana, who was finished paperwork for INR 70 lakh at the IPL 2022 closeout, Pathirana is currently a piece of Super Kings’ primary crew.

As indicated by an IPL discharge, the reigning champs have marked Pathirana at his base cost of INR 20 lakh.

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