IPL 2024
Matheesha Pathirana Bowled Out Marsh and Stubbs With Consecutive Yorkers
By CricShots - Mar 31, 2024 9:39 pm
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In a thrilling turn of events, Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) speedster Matheesha Pathirana has orchestrated a stunning comeback against the Delhi Capitals in the ongoing clash at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. Delhi Capitals had been dominating with the bat, with David Warner and Prithvi Shaw setting a solid foundation for their innings.

Matheesha Pathirana
Matheesha Pathirana bowled a brilliant over

However, the tide turned when Matheesha Pathirana stepped up to the challenge. After a brilliant start by Warner and Shaw, Mitchell Marsh aimed to further capitalize on the momentum. But Pathirana had other plans. Displaying remarkable skill and precision, Pathirana unleashed a blistering 150 kmph yorker that left Marsh completely bamboozled.

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The ball swung inward and crashed into the stumps, abruptly halting Marsh’s innings. Not content with just one breakthrough, Pathirana doubled down on his brilliance. Just two balls later, he replicated his yorker magic, this time sending Tristan Stubbs back to the pavilion without disturbing the scorers.

Tristan Stubbs found himself helpless against Pathirana’s fiery delivery as it zipped under his bat and shattered the stumps, leaving him dismissed for a duck.

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Pathirana’s back-to-back yorkers not only turned the game in CSK’s favor but also showcased his exceptional talent and composure under pressure. As the match progresses, his impact on the outcome is poised to be pivotal, reaffirming his status as a formidable force in CSK’s bowling arsenal.

Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Ruturaj Gaikwad(c), Rachin Ravindra, Ajinkya Rahane, Daryl Mitchell, Ravindra Jadeja, Sameer Rizvi, MS Dhoni(w), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Matheesha Pathirana, Mustafizur Rahman

Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Tristan Stubbs, Axar Patel, Sumit Kumar, Anrich Nortje, Mukesh Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed