Chennai reached four no loss after three balls by Gujarat pace spearhead Mohammed Shami when rain forced the players off the ground on a reserve day after a heavy downpour washed out play on Sunday.
Dhoni praised Pathirana, saying, "People who don't have any clean action, batsmen have a difficult time picking it. But his consistency, pace makes him special."
Ravindra Jadeja starred with bat and ball as Chennai Super Kings beat holders Gujarat Titans by 15 runs on Tuesday to enter the IPL final that could be skipper M.S. Dhoni's farewell.
Chennai Super Kings host Gujarat Titans on Tuesday in front of a home crowd desperate to see MS Dhoni win another Indian Premier League in what could be his farewell week to cricket.
Shubman Gill sizzled with an unbeaten 104 off 52 balls as while sharing a crucial 123-run partnership off 71 balls with Vijay Shankar to help Gujarat Titans beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets in final league match of IPL 2023 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday.
Royals opener Jaiswal scored 124 runs off 62 deliveries in the Indian Premier League’s 1,000th game but it wasn't enough as Tim David smacked a 14-ball 45 not out to give Mumbai Indians a six-wicket victory.
Du Plessis top-scored with 44 to guide RCB to 126-9, a total their bowlers defended by bowling out LSG for 108 on a tough batting pitch. The win has taken Bangalore to ten points and fifth place.
Mohsin Khan held his nerve to defend 11 runs off the final over as Lucknow Super Giants beat Mumbai Indians by five runs on Tuesday to move one step closer to the knockouts in the Indian Premier League.
Chasing 183 for victory, Lucknow looked in trouble at 54-2 in 8.2 overs but Mankad’s 64 and a series of key partnerships including an unbeaten 58-run stand with left-handed Pooran guided the team to victory with four balls to spare