Sri Lankan pacer Matheesha Pathirana concocted his best IPL figures, snatching four wickets as the Chennai Super Rulers crushed the Mumbai Indians by 20 runs, in spite of a brave unbeaten century by Rohit Sharma in the 29th match of the IPL 2024 at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday.

Pathirana took the wickets of Ishan Kishan (23), Surya Kumar Yadav (0), Tilak Varma (31) and Romario Shepherd (1) to return figures of 4 for 28 as MI lost steam in the pursuit of a forcing 206/4, figuring out how to score 186 for six. Rohit batted from beginning to end for his unbeaten 105 off 63 balls—his first IPL century in the seventeenth season of the league against the Chennai Super Kings.— but he was unable to find an accomplice who could remain with him sufficiently long and fabricate a major organization.

Prior, CSK top-request hitter Shivam Dube and captain Ruturaj Gaikwad struck stroke-filled half-hundreds of years as the five-time champions scored 206/4. Dube pummeled an unbeaten 66 off 38 conveyances, while Gaikwad crushed a 40-ball 69, including five maximums, as the team set up a 90-pursue. CSK had lost openers Ajinkya Rahul (5) and Rachin Ravindra (21).

MS Dhoni, known for his hitting skills and calm demeanor, crushed Hardik for three transcending sixes, leaving CSK fans unbelievably excited. Dhoni additionally scored 5,000 runs for CSK, becoming the second player after Suresh Raina to do so.


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