During Qualifier 1 against GT, MS Dhoni engaged in a heated argument with the umpires. After that MS Dhoni meets Matheesha Pathirana Family in chennai. His prolonged discussion with the officials to allow Matheesha Pathirana to bowl the 16th over of the match may result in him facing a ban from the IPL 2023 final.
Throughout the IPL 2023 season, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni has been a strong supporter of young Sri Lankan pacer Matheesha Pathirana. Even when Pathirana lost a match against Punjab Kings at Chepauk earlier this season by conceding a boundary off the final delivery, Dhoni was quick to offer support and comfort to the young pacer.
MS Dhoni Meets Matheesha Pathirana Family in Chennai Prior to IPL 2023 Final
Matheesha Pathirana, a 20-year-old bowler with a bowling action similar to Mumbai Indians and Sri Lankan legend Lasith Malinga, has impressed with his performance, taking 17 wickets in 11 matches, which has earned him the trust of Dhoni. After winning the Qualifier 1 against Gujarat Titans earlier this week, MS Dhoni meets Matheesha Pathirana family in chennai.
“Now we are sure that Malli is in safe hands when Thala said “You have nothing to worry about Matheesha, he’s always with me,” Pathirana’s sister Vishuka said on Instagram along with photos of Dhoni and their family.
After Qualifier 1 match MS Dhoni meets Matheesha Pathirana Family in chennai. In fact, it was Dhoni who discovered the 20-year-old Pathirana and brought him into the CSK team. Dhoni had previously stated that Pathirana is an exceptional death bowler with a unique action that makes it difficult to predict his deliveries. Pathirana also has a slower ball in his arsenal, which requires careful observation from the batsman. Dhoni had mentioned this during IPL 2023, stating that Pathirana’s pace and variations make it challenging to consistently hit him.
After Qualifier 1 match MS Dhoni meets Matheesha Pathirana Family in chennai, but During the Qualifier 1 against GT, Dhoni engaged in a heated argument with the umpires, which could result in him being banned from the IPL 2023 final due to the length of the debate. The argument was related to Pathirana, who had been off the field for four minutes and was being prevented from bowling the 16th over of the innings against GT by the umpires.
During the incident, CSK bowler Matheesha Pathirana was prevented from bowling his second spell at the death, even though he had already taken two wickets and finished with figures of 4-0-37-2, which included the dangerous Vijay Shankar and Mohammed Shami. After Qualifier 1 match MS Dhoni meets Matheesha Pathirana Family in chennai.
During the second half of the Titans’ chase, the Sri Lankan player had to leave the field to receive treatment for an undisclosed injury. Pathirana had already bowled his 12th over in the innings before he had to leave the field.
According to the IPL playing conditions, if a player leaves the field for more than eight minutes, they must spend an equal amount of time on the field before being allowed to bowl again. After Qualifier 1 match MS Dhoni meets Matheesha Pathirana Family in chennai. However, when Pathirana returned, he was immediately asked to bowl the 16th over, even though Gujarat Titans had only scored 102 for six and needed another 71 runs to win from 30 balls.
After Qualifier 1 match MS Dhoni meets Matheesha Pathirana Family in chennai. During the discussions, four minutes had passed and Pathirana was given permission to bowl even though the eight-minute limit had already been exceeded. Although Pathirana did not take a wicket in that over, he managed to take the dangerous Vijay Shankar’s wicket in his next over, which helped CSK gain an advantage in the match.
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