The forty ninth sport of the continuing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 featured a conflict between the MS Dhoni-led Chennai Tremendous Kings and the five-time champions Mumbai Indians on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Saturday, Might 6.
Batting first, Mumbai Indians crumbled below the relentless bowling assault of Chennai. The spell of Sri Lankan pacer Matheesha Pathirana was essential for the hosts in limiting the five-time champions to a low whole. Pathirana bowled 4 overs within the sport, taking three wickets and conceding simply 15 runs within the course of.
His efficiency noticed him earn the Participant of the Match award as effectively. Moreover, after the sport, Chennai skipper MS Dhoni talked about Pathirana’s latest performances within the post-match presentation. Dhoni additionally opined that the 20-year-old ought to stick with the limited-overs format and steer clear of red-ball cricket.
“I would like him to not play red-ball cricket and play all of the ICC tournaments, he could be a fantastic asset for Sri Lanka. He was barely lean final season and has added muscle this season,” MS Dhoni mentioned within the post- match presentation.