IPL 2024 [WATCH]: Matheesha Pathirana bowls fiery yorkers to send Mitchell Marsh and Tristan Stubbs packing in DC vs CSK clash

Mar 31, 2024

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The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 clash between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at Visakhapatnam left cricket enthusiasts on the edge of their seats with a riveting display of talent and skill. Among the standout moments of the match was the remarkable performance by young Matheesha Pathirana, whose searing yorkers dismantled the DC batting lineup, sending Mitchell Marsh and Tristan Stubbs packing in a single over.

Prithvi Shaw and David Warner provide a solid start to DC

Winning the toss and opting to bat first. Prithvi Shaw (43) and David Warner (52) provided a solid foundation to Delhi Capitals by unleashing their attacking prowess. Shaw’s aggressive stroke play combined with Warner’s experience unleashed a beastly onslaught on the CSK bowlers, setting the stage for a high-scoring encounter.

Rishabh Pant further bolstered the innings with a well-crafted fifty, guiding his team to a competitive total of 191/5. Pant’s ability to find gaps and accelerate the scoring rate added valuable runs to DC’s total, putting pressure on the CSK bowling attack.

Matheesha Pathirana’s spectacular spell

However, it was Pathirana who stole the spotlight with his sensational bowling for CSK. The young pacer showcased his talent and potential, picking up three crucial wickets and leaving an indelible mark on the match.

Pathirana’s double-strike with searing yorkers

Mitchell Marsh left perplexed with Pathirana’s precision

Pathirana’s moment of brilliance came in the 14th over of the innings. With precision and pace, he delivered two consecutive yorkers that left the cricket world in awe. The first victim was Mitchell Marsh, whose stumps were shattered before he could react. The sheer speed and movement of the delivery made it virtually unplayable, sending Marsh back to the pavilion in disappointment.

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Trista Stubbs follows the suit

Not content with just one scalp, Pathirana replicated his magic with another sensational yorker, this time dismissing Tristan Stubbs. The South African batter, known for his proficiency against pace, was left stunned as his off and middle stump were knocked back by Pathirana’s delivery.

Here’s the video:

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Pathirana’s exceptional performance not only showcased his talent but also highlighted the depth of talent in the CSK squad. His ability to deliver under pressure and execute perfect yorkers at crucial moments played a pivotal role in CSK restricting from reaching the 200-run mark.

Also READ: Here’s why Mumbai Indians couldn’t trade Rohit Sharma to Delhi Capitals before IPL 2024

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