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IPL experience ‘unbelievable’ – Udana

It would be an overstatement to place him in the class of Chaminda Vaas, one of Sri Lanka’s finest left-arm seamers with an unparalled impact on the game which includes 520 wickets across all formats.

Isuru Udana was brought in as Vaas’ replacement for the 2009 T20 World Cup in England. While he did reasonably (five wickets in four matches), his career did not flourish as expected. He played just seven matches till 2017, the year which saw the ‘second coming’ of a more aggressive and determined Udana.

Since then, he took major strides, becoming a potent weapon in white-ball cricket both as a seam bowler with a clever variation and as a clean-hitting lower-order batsman. Udana has played in the Bangladesh Premier League…

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