Twitter reactions: Matheesha Pathirana’s 4-fer overshadows Rohit Sharma’s ton as clinical CSK beat MI in IPL 2024

Apr 15, 2024

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The 29th clash of IPL 2024 between the Mumbai Indians (MI) and the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) brought forth a thrilling spectacle, showcasing breathtaking performances from both sides. In the end, it was CSK that emerged victorious, thanks to standout displays from Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shivam Dube, and the exceptional bowling of Matheesha Pathirana.

Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shivam Dube lead the charge

The match commenced with the promise of fireworks, and it didn’t disappoint. Ruturaj’s blistering 69 runs and Dube’s explosive 66 set the stage on fire for the Chennai Super Kings. Their aggressive batting laid a solid foundation, leaving the Mumbai Indians struggling to contain the onslaught.

MS Dhoni’s quikfire cameo

However, during the middle overs, MI fought back fiercely, with Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya showcasing their prowess with the ball. But MS Dhoni quickfire cameo towards the end powered CSK to a formidable total of 206/4.

Rohit Sharma’s valiant century

In response, MI’s chase began with promise, with Ishan Kishan and captain Rohit Sharma setting the perfect tone. Sharma’s masterful 105 runs off 63 deliveries, coupled with contributions from Tilak Varma, put MI in contention for a memorable chase. However, just as MI appeared to be gaining momentum, their chase took a dramatic turn.

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Matheesha Pathirana’s bowling masterclass

The Sri Lankan sensation showcased his bowling prowess, claiming an impressive 4 wickets for just 28 runs. His lethal bowling spells dismantled MI’s batting lineup, leaving them reeling and ultimately falling short of the target. Pathirana’s exceptional performance proved to be the turning point in the match, as CSK secured a thrilling victory over their arch-rivals.

Pathirana’s ability to deliver under pressure and his knack for taking crucial wickets at key moments earned him well-deserved accolades from fans and pundits alike. His performance not only bolstered CSK’s position in the tournament but also solidified his reputation as one of the rising stars in the world of cricket.

Here’s how Twitter reacted:

Dear Thala, Just the joy of watching you finish… 🤩 #CSKvsMI https://t.co/r8Lf5qeEHz

— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) April 14, 2024

The Man, The Myth, The Mahi 🙇‍♂️

— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) April 14, 2024

Matheesha Pathirana special. Incredible performance.

— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) April 14, 2024

CSK win, all thanks to the superb bowling effort from Tushar Deshpande, Shardul, Mustafizur, and Pathirana. Used those slow ball variations brilliantly. 👌🔥#IPL2024 #MIvsCSK

— Ridhima Pathak (@PathakRidhima) April 14, 2024

What a win! Shivam Dube & Ruturaj Gaikwad were brilliant. That 3 sixes from Thala MS Dhoni had us jumping. Pathirana saved us in bowling 😂❤️#MIvsCSK
pic.twitter.com/S5pSOq8DwG

— UrMiL07™ (@urmilpatel30) April 14, 2024

Excellent innings in a chase by Rohit. Went at almost par but didn’t get the quick cameos through the middle in support. Needed a couple of 20(10) at the other end to set up the finish.

— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) April 14, 2024

🔥💙 Rohit Sharma reminds everyone why he’s called the Hitman.

👏 He brings up his 2nd IPL century.

📷 IPL • #RohitSharma #MIvCSK #MIvsCSK #TATAIPL #IPL2024 #BharatArmy pic.twitter.com/6td7VYkwvN

— The Bharat Army (@thebharatarmy) April 14, 2024

Bond between Dhoni and Pathirana #MIvsCSK pic.twitter.com/VBPzyI4MsA

— Himanshu Msdian (@himanshumsdian) April 14, 2024

MS Dhoni, gift your farmhouse to Pathirana.

— Silly Point (@FarziCricketer) April 14, 2024

STAND UP & SALUTE ROHIT SHARMA 🫡 pic.twitter.com/BL5JXHCd1a

— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) April 14, 2024

MS Dhoni & Wankhede – The chapter ends. #MIvCSK pic.twitter.com/3chBk7MB19

— Sameer Allana (@HitmanCricket) April 14, 2024

This is 1st ever IPL Season
When both Virat Kohli/Rohit Sharma has Scored Century in IPL#MIvCSK

— 𝑺𝒉𝒆𝒃𝒂𝒔 (@Shebas_10dulkar) April 14, 2024

Whatever happens with his international career from here, Matheesha Pathirana is @ChennaiIPL for life isn’t he? #IPL2024 #MIvCSK

— Bharat Sundaresan (@beastieboy07) April 14, 2024

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