Dhoni’s Disciple, Became The Most Expensive Player in Lanka, And Pathirana Got Five Times The Amount Of IPL!

Sangeeta Viswas
3 weeks ago

LPL Auction 2024: Dhoni’s disciple became the most expensive player in Lanka, Pathirana got five times the amount of IPL! Do you know that Sri Lankan bowler Mathisha Pathirana has now become the most expensive player in the history of LPL (Lanka Premier League)?

Yes, you heard it right!

So Let’s Know The Whole Story…

Mathisha Pathirana, a ‘world-class’ bowler who became a ‘world-class’ bowler under Dhoni, who is also known as Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s disciple, made his debut for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL in 2022.

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Under Dhoni’s captaincy, Pathirana impressed cricket fans around the world with his pace and wicket-taking ability.

Although he could not play the entire IPL 2024 season, he has made a splash in the LPL.

Created A Stir in LPL, Became The Most Expensive Player

In the LPL Auction 2024, Colombo Strikers bought Pathirana for US $ 1,20,000 (approximately Rs 99 lakh 90 thousand).

This is the largest amount for any player in LPL history. Earlier this record was in the name of Dilshan Madhushanka, who was bought for $92,000 in 2023.

Pathirana’s Performance Was Excellent:-

It is important to note that Pathirana has had a stellar performance in the LPL. Last season, he took 13 wickets in 11 matches for Colombo Strikers.

His economy rate was also 6.75, which is excellent for a fast bowler.

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Salary five times more than IPL!

It is also interesting that Pathirana is getting five times more salary in LPL than in IPL. In IPL, he gets Rs 20 lakh per season by CSK.

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