CSK rope in Matheesha Pathirana as replacement


IPL 2022 – IPL 2022: Replacement player for Adam Milne – Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have roped new Lasith Malinga, Matheesha Pathirana as a replacement for injured Adam Milne for the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season. Pathirana’s action has a striking resemblance to legendary cricketer Lasith Malinga. Follow MI vs CSK and IPL 2022 Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

IPL 2022: CSK rope in ‘NEW Lasith Malinga’ Matheesha Pathirana as REPLACEMENT of injured Adam Milne – Check OUT

“Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have signed Matheesha Pathirana as a replacement for New Zealand pacer Adam Milne for the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. Milne suffered a hamstring injury in CSK’s first match against Kolkata Knight Riders and has been ruled out for the rest of the tournament,” the IPL said in an official release.

“His replacement Pathirana, is a young 19-year old medium pacer from Sri Lanka who was part of Sri Lanka’s U19 World Cup squads in 2020 and 2022,” the statement further read.

Pathirana has been signed for Rs 20 lakh, the statement said.

IPL 2022: CSK rope in ‘NEW Lasith Malinga’ Matheesha Pathirana as REPLACEMENT of injured Adam Milne – Check OUT

IPL 2022: Matheesha Pathirana has the ability to bowl pacy, late-tailing Yorkers as Malinga

  • Pathirana shot to prominence during the Under-19 World Cup in 2022. He took seven wickets in four matches
  • He bowled exactly like Malinga, toe crushing yorkers that rattled the batters
  • Pathirana has played only one List A game two T20 matches
  • The Under-19 sensation has been in the radar of CSK for a long time due to his ability to bowl fast

IPL 2022: CSK rope in ‘NEW Lasith Malinga’ Matheesha Pathirana as REPLACEMENT of injured Adam Milne – Check OUT

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