Isuru Udana retired from international cricket on Saturday (Reuters Image)
Sri Lanka fast bowler Isuru Udana has announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect on Saturday.
Udana, who played 21 ODIs and 35 T20Is for Sri Lanka in his 12-year international career, in an official statement, said that the time has come for him to make way for the next generation of players
‘’It is with immense pride and passion, and unfathomable commitment that I have represented and served my country.
“I believe the time has come for me to make way for the next generation of players," a part of his statement read.
The left-arm pacer picked 18 ODI and 27 T20I wickets. He last played for Sri Lanka in the 2nd T20I versus India in Colombo. He got to bowl only one over in the match which his team won by 4 wickets
Former Sri Lanka captain Angelo Matthews wished luck to Udana for his life after retirement.
Isuru Udana was part of Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2020:
Isuru Udana was also part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2020, conducted in the UAE. The left-arm bowler went to the decorated franchise for INR 50 lakhs. Udana performed decently, taking eight wickets in 10 games at 35.25, maintaining an economy rate of 9.75.