Matheesha Pathirana is a Sri Lankan cricketer. He was born in Kandy, Sri Lanka on the 18th of December in the year 2002. He is a famous right-arm bowler. He has the right-handed batting style and has the bowling style of right arm fast pace. He made his T20 debut on the 22nd of August in the year 2020 world in the Sri Lanka invitational cricket league. He also was signed by Chennai Super Kings as a replacement for Adam Milne because of his injury. On the very first ball of the match, he took the wicket of Gujarat Titans and that’s how he got the name Baby Malinga.
In his first match against India in Under-19, he started bowling at the speed of 175 km/hr that surpassing Sohaib Akhtar’s lethal 161.3km/hr from the 2003 World Cup. He made his T20I debut in the year 2022 against Afghanistan at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
He made his debut in the Indian Premier League on the 15th of May in the year 2022, against Gujarat Titans at Wankhede Stadium while playing for the team Chennai Super Kings. No
He was born in Kandy, Sri Lanka. He likes to keep his family and his personal information secret and away from the media. His family is very supportive. He is an unmarried man. It is known that his father is a government employee and he has 2 sisters.
Matheesha Pathirana Bio
|Real Name||Matheesha Pathirana|
|Date of Birth||18th December 2002|
|Age (in years)||20 Years|
|Birth Place||Kandy, Sri Lanka|
|Home Town||Kandy, Sri Lanka|
|Family||Father: Not Known |
Mother: Not Known
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known|
Sister: Not Known
|Height||5’11” (in Feet Inches)|
1.80 m (in meters)
180 cm (in centimeters)
|Weight||168 Ibs (in Pounds)|
76 Kgs (in kilograms)
|Body Measurements||Not Known|
Education Details & Debut
Social Media Info
He is a socially active person. He likes to use different social media platforms where he updates about himself and his upcoming movies. He is available on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 76.8K followers on his Instagram page. If you are a fan of him and want to know more about him, you can follow his social media accounts using the links given below.
Matheesha Pathirana Instagram- @matheesha.pathirana_99
Matheesha Pathirana Twitter- @matheesha_9
Some Lesser Known Facts About Matheesha Pathirana
- He has played 2 IPL matches and has an average of 26.0 in which he took 2 wickets, and has an economy of 7.61 so far.
- He has played 1 T20I match and has an average of 0.0 in which he took 0 wickets, and has an economy of 16.00 so far.
- He has played 1 T20 match and he made 5 runs with an average of 5.0.
- His net worth is approximately $ 307K.