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newscricket13 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Shakib Al Hasan becomes the leading wicket-taker in T20Is

Shakib Al Hasan became the leading wicket taker in T20Is, when he dismissed Scotland's Michael Leask in the second match of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground on Sunday, October 17. The Bangladesh all-rounder now sits at 108 wickets - one ahead of Sri Lanka great Lasith Malinga.
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newscricketa month ago

Playing for Mumbai Indians increased my fan base around the globe, says Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga has stated he got fans in India and rest of the world while playing for Mumbai Indians in the IPL. The Sri Lankan cricketer, who announced his retirement from all formats of cricket earlier this week, further added that the Mumbai-based franchise have an excellent support staff.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts as Lasith Malinga retires from all forms of cricket

Sri Lanka speedster Lasith Malinga announced his retirement from T20 cricket on Tuesday, September 14, thereby bringing the curtain down on a legendary playing career. The 38-year-old, renowned for his unusual slingy action and toe-crushing yorkers, led Sri Lanka during their 2014 T20 World Cup win.
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newscricketa month ago

Lasith Malinga retires from all forms of cricket

Lasith Malinga announced his retirement from T20Is on Tuesday, September 14, which marked his retirement from all forms of cricket. The 38-year-old, who boasts 546 international wickets, had already retired from Tests in 2011 and ODIs in 2019 and played his last T20I in March last year.
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newscricketa month ago

Shakib Al Hasan overlooks Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers in his all-time IPL XI, names MS Dhoni as captain

Shakib Al Hasan has named MS Dhoni as the captain of his all-time IPL XI, which didn’t have room for either Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers. Notably, the star Bangladesh all-rounder went with just three overseas players - David Warner, Ben Stokes and Lasith Malinga - in a star-studded line-up.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 | Plan was to keep the ball away from Rohit’s hitting zones, admits Amit Mishra

Amit Mishra, who picked up 4/24, has admitted that his plan was to keep the ball away from Rohit Sharma’s hitting zones, which eventually got him the Mumbai skipper’s wicket. Mishra also insisted that he was just trying to bowl good areas and throw the ball up in the air, in Chennai.
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newscricket9 months ago

Sri Lankan legend Lasith Malinga retires from franchise cricket 

Legendary Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga has put an end to his illustrious T20 career as he announced his retirement from franchise cricket. Malinga had already informed Mumbai Indians' team management about his decision and following that, he wasn't retained by the franchise as revealed on Wednesday.
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newscricket9 months ago

Twitter reacts to major IPL 2021 retention day releases ft. Malinga, Maxwell, Jadhav and Morris

All eight IPL franchises released the full list of players they are retaining and releasing ahead of IPL 2021, and there were two casualties in the form of Lasith Malinga and Glenn Maxwell. Barring the duo, franchises also released serial underperformers, notably Kedar Jadhav and Umesh Yadav.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2021 Retention | Mumbai Indians retain their core; Lasith Malinga, James Pattinson released

2020 IPL Champions Mumbai Indians have decided to retain their core members but impressive James Pattinson was shown the door despite stepping in nicely in the absence of Lasith Malinga. The five-time champions have also released Lasith Malinga, Nathan Coulter-Nile from their squad.
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newscricket10 months ago

ICC names MS Dhoni as skipper for white-ball format; Kohli to lead the Test decade XI

On Sunday, ICC finally announced their decade XI across all formats, naming MS Dhoni as the skipper in both the ODI and the T20I format while they named Virat Kohli as the skipper for the Test decade XI. Meg Lanning leads the women’s ODI decade XI with two Indian stars in the lineup.
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