wall bureau: Sri Lankan bowler Mathisha Pathirana can be called a find in the IPL. MS Dhoni met during Corona to pick up this bowler from Chennai. Met him in Dubai. The Sinhalese pacer did not forget this.
Meanwhile Mahi meets Pathirana’s family at a hotel in Chennai before the final. Pathirana’s sister posted some pictures of the meeting on her Instagram account.
Posting these pictures, he wrote that now we are sure that Mali is in safe hands. Pathirana is also known as Junior Malinga in Sri Lanka. Dhoni spent a lot of time meeting the budding star’s family. Especially to Mathisha’s sister, ‘Don’t worry, I am here for the gardener.’
The 20-year-old cricketer has taken 17 wickets in 11 matches at an economy rate of 7.72 in the IPL. Dhoni was surprised to see a bowling video of Pathirana. He wrote a letter asking the bowler to come to Chennai’s camp in Dubai. Dhoni was also in Dubai at that time. He also spoke to the Sri Lankan bowlers. Mahi kept him in the first XI of the Chennai team.
Pathirana’s coach Bilal Facio is also grateful to Dhoni. He said, how big a star Dhoni is, it can be gauged from this. He recognized the diamond.
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