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Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga

Born
28/08/1983
37 years
Batting Style
Right Handed
Bowling Style
Right-arm fast
INTERNATIONALIPL
TestOdiT20

Debut

Australia

01/07/2004

Recent Match

India

03/08/2010

Matches

30

Runs

275

37

Innings

275

Runs

0/1

100s / 50s

36/6

4s / 6s

11.45

Average

44.42

SR

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Player Bio

About

After the retirement of Jeff Thomson, the cricketing world didn't a better slinging bowler than Lasith Malinga. The Galle-born speedster is one of

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NEWS

Malinga announces retirement from franchise cricket

Malinga, informed his decision to the Mumbai Indians management earlier this month, making himself unavailable for the champion side, MI said in a statement
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PTI
20 Jan 2021
NEWS
Malinga announces retirement from franchise cricket
Malinga, informed his decision to the Mumbai Indians management earlier this month, making himself unavailable for the champion side, MI said in a statement
userPTI
20 Jan 2021
NEWS

Du Plessis, Malinga, Afridi to play in Lanka Premier League

Two Indian players, former KKR batsman Manvinder Bisla and CSK pacer MS Gony have also been picked from the draft
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PTI
19 Oct 2020
NEWS
Du Plessis, Malinga, Afridi to play in Lanka Premier League
Two Indian players, former KKR batsman Manvinder Bisla and CSK pacer MS Gony have also been picked from the draft
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19 Oct 2020
NEWS

CSK has variety in spin, will have edge in UAE conditions: Lee

The 43-year-old said he has no doubts that Jasprit Bumrah will be able to fill in the shoes of the experienced seamer Lasith Malinga
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PTI
18 Sep 2020
NEWS
CSK has variety in spin, will have edge in UAE conditions: Lee
The 43-year-old said he has no doubts that Jasprit Bumrah will be able to fill in the shoes of the experienced seamer Lasith Malinga
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18 Sep 2020
NEWS

Rohit: Not easy to come and fill Malinga's boots

The Sri Lankan fast bowler has opted out of this year's edition of the IPL
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PTI
17 Sep 2020
NEWS
Rohit: Not easy to come and fill Malinga's boots
The Sri Lankan fast bowler has opted out of this year's edition of the IPL
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17 Sep 2020
FEATURED

Top 5 player rivalries in IPL

A rewind to 5 intriguing player rivalries we have seen in the IPL so far
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Shubh Aggarwal
14 Sep 2020
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Top 5 player rivalries in IPL
A rewind to 5 intriguing player rivalries we have seen in the IPL so far
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14 Sep 2020
NEWS

Malinga pulls out of IPL; James Pattinson named replacement

The veteran Sri Lankan pacer is unavailable for the season due to personal reasons
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PTI
02 Sep 2020
NEWS
Malinga pulls out of IPL; James Pattinson named replacement
The veteran Sri Lankan pacer is unavailable for the season due to personal reasons
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02 Sep 2020
NEWS

Malinga likely to miss first few IPL games due to personal reasons

The seasoned fast bowler wants to be around his father while training in Colombo
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PTI
21 Aug 2020
NEWS
Malinga likely to miss first few IPL games due to personal reasons
The seasoned fast bowler wants to be around his father while training in Colombo
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21 Aug 2020
ONTHISDAY

Lasith Malinga: Test cricket’s loss, limited-overs’ gain

On this day in 2004, the fast bowler made his international debut - a Test against Australia at Darwin
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Pramod Ananth
01 Jul 2020
ONTHISDAY
Lasith Malinga: Test cricket’s loss, limited-overs’ gain
On this day in 2004, the fast bowler made his international debut - a Test against Australia at Darwin
userPramod Ananth
01 Jul 2020
QUIZ

Quiz: On hat-tricks in ODIs

On this day in 2019, Trent Boult became the only New Zealander to bag a hat-trick in ODI World Cup history. Here's a quiz on hat-tricks in ODIs. Test yourselves by taking this one up
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Cricket.com staff
29 Jun 2020
QUIZ
Quiz: On hat-tricks in ODIs
On this day in 2019, Trent Boult became the only New Zealander to bag a hat-trick in ODI World Cup history. Here's a quiz on hat-tricks in ODIs. Test yourselves by taking this one up
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29 Jun 2020
OPINION

Top Bowlers in IPL

We take a look at the bowlers that have statistically made the most impact through the 12 seasons of the IPL
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Somesh Agarwal
28 May 2020
OPINION
Top Bowlers in IPL
We take a look at the bowlers that have statistically made the most impact through the 12 seasons of the IPL
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28 May 2020
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