Nuwan Thushara joins Mumbai Indians for INR 4.80 crore

Nuwan Thushara

Sri Lankan cricketer Nuwan Thushara. (Photo Credit: Sri Lanka Cricket’s Official Facebook Page)

Sri Lankan cricketer Nuwan Thushara has been bought by Mumbai Indians for 4.8 crore Indian rupees.

It is the highest amount of money received by a Sri Lankan player in the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.

Nuwan Thushara has played 5 T20Is for Sri Lanka so far and has picked up 6 wickets with the best figures of 4 for 17.

Overall, he has played 79 T20s and has picked up an impressive 103 wickets.

Recently, he impressed in the Abu Dhabi T10 league and finished the competition as the second-highest wicket-taker. In 9 games, he had picked up 13 wickets.