newscricket15 days ago

I was not surprised at MI’s decision not to have retained me, discloses Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga, after joining Mumbai Indians as their bowling mentor, has revealed that he was aware that the franchise would not retain him for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League. Malinga has also hinted that he will announce his retirement from the international cricket soon.
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newscricket17 days ago

Mumbai Indians appoint Lasith Malinga as bowling mentor

Defending IPL champions, Mumbai Indians, have appointed Lasith Malinga as their bowling mentor and he will join head coach Mahela Jayawardene and bowling coach Shane Bond in the MI backroom staff. The Sri Lankan pacer has played 110 matches for Mumbai winning three titles and claiming 157 wickets.
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newscricketa month ago

Lasith Malinga hints at possible retirement before 2019 World Cup

After being ignored during the recent IPL auction in Bangalore, veteran bowler Lasith Malinga has hinted that it might be time to draw curtains on a highly decorated career. The Lankan-born pacer was also overlooked by Sri Lanka Cricket for the upcoming Tri-series involving India and Bangladesh.
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newscricketa month ago

Eric Simons compares Jasprit Bumrah with Lasith Malinga

India's ex-bowling coach Eric Simons has heaped praised on Jasprit Bumrah by comparing him to Lasith Malinga for his ability to bring variations into his game. Simons also appreciated other Indian pacers stating that they have shown good patience and stuck to their plans in the first two Tests.
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newscricket2 months ago

Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal left out of Sri Lanka T20 squad for India series

Sri Lanka Cricket has announced the squad for the upcoming three T20I games against India which will start after the third ODI in Visakhapatnam. Lasith Malinga didn’t find a place in the squad and Suranga Lakmal and Lahiru Thirimanne have also been rested for the games.
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newscricket4 months ago

WATCH | Lasith Malinga takes three wickets with his new off-spinning deliveries

Lasith Malinga has shown his new off-spinning ability which helped him take three wickets during the 25th Singer-MCA Premier Knockout final match in Sri Lanka. The fearsome pacer had been a regular member of ODI side of Sri Lanka, but his recent struggling form forces him to stay out of the squad.
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newscricket6 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Rain may play spoilsport in fifth ODI

Team India eagerly waiting to register a 5-0 whitewash against Sri Lanka as they already won the four One-day matches of the series to take a 4-0 lead. But, according to the weather experts, rain may play spoilsport today and there are strong chances of the match shifting to the reserve day.
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newscricket6 months ago

Lasith Malinga : I will decide my future after India series

Lasith Malinga’s recent performances have forced him to think about his future in cricket and he stated that he would take the call after the India series. The series has been one to forget for the Lankans who have lost seven matches, 3 Test and 4 ODIs, in a row including a 168 run defeat yesterday.
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newscricket6 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar fans target Shardul Thakur for wearing jersey No. 10

Shardul Thakur played his debut match against Sri Lanka, yesterday, where he wore jersey No. 10 which was the enough reason for Sachin Tendulkar fans to target him and they took Twitter to vent out their anger. In his debut match, Thakur claimed the scalp of Niroshan Dickwella as his maiden wicket.
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newscricket6 months ago

WATCH | Rohit Sharma shows sportsmanship as he congratulates Lasith Malinga for 300th wicket

The fourth ODI between India and Sri Lanka became special affair for the hosts as Lasith Malinga claimed his 300th wicket in his 203rd match at Premadasa Stadium, yesterday. Virat Kohli became his victim and Rohit Sharma showed great sportsmanship, hugging the Sri Lankan after his captain's wicket.
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