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Pathirana’s brilliance outshines Rohit’s ton: CSK triumph in thriller at Wankhede

MUMBAI: In a thrilling encounter at the Wankhede Stadium, Chennai Super Kings stunned the cricketing world by defending a modest total against the formidable Mumbai Indians. The match, which promised a showdown between two IPL powerhouses, took an unexpected turn as CSK’s sensational defensive bowling stole the spotlight.

Despite a valiant effort from Mumbai’s batting lineup, led by Rohit Sharma’s century, CSK’s Matheesha Pathirana emerged as the game-changer. Pathirana’s devastating spell dismantled Mumbai’s middle-order, turning the tide in favor of the Super Kings.

Initially, Mumbai seemed to be cruising towards their target, but Pathirana’s brilliant display of bowling prowess derailed their momentum. With precision and guile, he removed key Mumbai batsmen, effectively halting their chase and securing a memorable victory for CSK.

Rohit Sharma’s century, although a commendable individual effort, ultimately proved futile in the face of Pathirana’s relentless attack. Despite his valiant attempt to steer Mumbai to victory, Rohit’s innings lacked the required support from the rest of the team, ultimately resulting in their downfall.

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