The Jamaica Tallawahs franchise in the Caribbean Premier League have signed up Proteas pace spearhead Dale Steyn as the replacement for Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga, who has been ruled out of the tournament due to knee injury.
Lasith Malinga and Nuwan Kulasekara shared seven wickets between them to decimate the batting lineup of the United Arab Emirates as Sri Lanka successfully defended a target of 130 runs to claim a 14-run victory in the second match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
Premier fast bowler Lasith Malinga and all-rounder Angelo Mathews have been named in the Sri Lankan squad for the Asia Cup and ICC World Twenty20 campaigns which are scheduled to be played in Bangladesh and India respectively.
For a wonderful spell of fast bowling on a dead track to turn a likely draw into a win for England in one session and for contributing in more than one discipline, James Anderson is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
Mumbai Indians pacer Lasith Malinga has been fined five percent of his match fee for violating the code of conduct during his side's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday.
Sri Lankan middle-order batsman Mahela Jayawardene heaped praises on fellow teammate and pacer Lasith Malinga who made a direct return to international cricket in the World Cup after a five-month hiatus.