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Malinga and Mathisha Pathirana’s action is not only a lot, let’s know

Malinga and Mathisha Pathirana.

Malinga and Mathisha Pathirana.

IPL 2023: Chennai Super Kings fast bowler Mathisha Pathirana is in a lot of discussion these days about his fast bowling action. Actually, Chennai Super Kings included Mathisha Pathirana as a replacement after New Zealand fast bowler Adam Milne got injured.

Mathisha Pathirana made his IPL debut last year against Gujarat when he dismissed Shubman Gill in his very first ball. In that match, Pathirana also dismissed Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya. Since then he had come in the eyes of Dhoni. Mathisha has not played first class cricket yet. However, he has been a part of Sri Lanka’s Under 19 cricket team. At present, Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s team in IPL is an important part of Chennai Super Kings. Mathisha Pathirana has played 10 matches for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2023, taking 15 wickets at an economy rate of 7.57.

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Three similarities between Lasith Malinga and Mathisha Pathirana

Lasith Malinga and Mathisha Pathirana bowl with the same action. Former Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga was known for his low and sling action. Pathirana’s bowling action is also similar to the Sri Lankan legend. Malinga used to put yorkers on the big toes of the batsman with this bowling action. Mathisha Pathirana also bowls dangerous yorkers in the death overs for Chennai. Like Malinga, Pathirana is also counted among the death over specialist fast bowlers. Pathirana’s yorkers fall at the right places. In terms of bowling, Pathirana is following in the footsteps of his country’s legend Malinga. Lasith Malinga and Mathisha Pathirana have one more similarity. That is, Malinga used to wear jersey number 99 during his cricket career and Mathisha Pathirana also wears jersey number 99.

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