Matheesha Pathirana (born 18 December 2002) is a Sri Lankan cricketer. He has been referred to as Baby Malinga, as he has modelled his bowling action after Lasith Malinga. In August 2021, he was named in the SLC Greys’ squad for the 2021 SLC Invitational T20 League. He made his Twenty20 debut on 22 August 2021, for SLC Greys in the 2021 SLC Invitational T20 League. Prior to his Twenty20 debut, he was part of Sri Lanka’s squad for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. In January 2022, he was named in Sri Lanka’s team for the 2022 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies.