17-year old Kugadas Mathulan joins Chennai Super Kings as net bowler

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The 17-year old Jaffna fast bowler Kugadas Mathulan has joined Chennai Super Kings as net bowler ahead of the Indian Premier League 2024.

Mathulan who has a bowling action similar to Sri Lanka legendary fast bowler Lasith Malinga stole the limelight when a video went viral on Social Media of his bowling action during the recently concluded 117th Battle of the North Big Match between Jaffna Central College and St. John’s College, Jaffna.

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Mathulan represented St. John’s College in this encounter and the youngster bowled with a slingy action very similar to Malinga.

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Following this viral video, it was reported that CSK skipper MS Dhoni wanted to have a look at the youngster, therefore he was invited by the franchise to work with them as a net bowler. Mathulan is currently in Chennai and under the observance of CSK’s coaching staff.