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Lasith Malinga


Lasith Malinga retires from franchise cricket

January 20, 2021 10:34 pm

Lasith Malinga informed his decision to the Mumbai Indians management earlier this month.

Lasith Malinga just not comparable, his experience will be missed: MI skipper Rohit Sharma

September 17, 2020 2:56 pm

The 37-year-old Malinga, who is IPL's highest wicket-taker with 170 scalps to his credit, has pulled out citing personal reasons in a major blow to the four-time champions. MI will take on the Chennai Super Kings in this season's lung-opener on September 19 in UAE.

IPL 2020: What Lasith Malinga brings to Mumbai Indians — and what his loss means to the franchise this season

September 04, 2020 9:41 am

For years, Malinga has been the lynchpin of Mumbai's bowling -- but even without him, the team has options with the ball. It is his experience, and the vital inputs that he provides to his captain and bowlers, that are irreplaceable.

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

August 21, 2020 6:36 pm

Handed the ball for the final over of last year's IPL title clash against Chennai Super Kings, Malinga defended eight runs to help Mumbai Indians register a record fourth triumph in the event.

Mumbai Indians' Lasith Malinga named greatest bowler in IPL history

April 21, 2020 1:18 pm

Lasith Malinga helped Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians to win IPL 2019 final against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by defending nine runs in the final over despite going for 42 runs in his previous three overs.

MS Dhoni owns Lasith Malinga in IPL battles between CSK and MI: Scott Styris

April 06, 2020 1:35 pm

Super Kings have made 8 finals in 10 editions they have played in and Mumbai five in 12 editions, having won four out of those summit clashes.

WATCH: Malinga ends Russell's blitz in signature style to prove he is still the 'Yorker King'

March 05, 2020 12:53 am

Lasith Malinga may get old but watching his yorkers never will.

Under-pressure Lasith Malinga blames himself for T20 drubbing in India

January 12, 2020 9:48 am

Admitting that the pressure of captaincy affects his performance, Malinga said in 2014, it was not the case as there were experienced players.

Lasith Malinga won't mind retiring if Sri Lanka makes T20 World Cup knockout stage

January 04, 2020 7:59 pm

The only bowler with 100 scalps in T20Is, Lasith Malinga had said in March that he could retire after the T20 World Cup scheduled in October-November but later expressed his desire to play for another two years.

Lasith Malinga did not teach me the yorker, says Jasprit Bumrah

January 04, 2020 8:55 am

“Many people believe that he taught me the yorker, but that’s not true." Jasprit Bumrah reveals he perfected the yorker not because of Lasith Malinga, but because he did not want to wake up his mother.


Lasith Malinga: An ODI legend walks into the sunset

July 27, 2019 10:29 am

Lasith Malinga, playing his final ODI for Sri Lanka on Friday, took three wickets and was the star of the show as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 91 runs. Malinga crossed Anil Kumble to be the 9th highest wicket-taker of all time.