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Lasith Malinga

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay – Lasith Malinga is born - slinging his way to white-ball glory

August 28, 1983 - When Lasith Malinga first burst onto the international scene in 2004, it was his action which stood out.
27 August 2020

Who would have predicted that: Lasith Malinga claims first-ever double hat-trick in ODI history against South Africa at 2007 World Cup

The encounter between South Africa and Sri Lanka was panning out like one of the many tiresome matches in the 2007 edition of the ODI World Cup. With 4 wickets off 4 deliveries, Lasith Malinga infused life into the game.....
20 June 2020

CWC 2019 Recap: Malinga and Perera save Sri Lanka blushes against Afghanistan

A Cricket World series, CWC 2019 Recap looks at all the high-octane encounters from the last year's ODI World Cup: from Jofra Archer's bouncers to Rohit Sharma's hundreds and from Mitchell Starc's yorkers to Virat Kohli's antics.
4 May 2020

Who would have predicted that: The story of Malinga's only ODI fifty and a famous Sri Lankan win

In a knock that remains the maiden and the only half-century of Lasith Malinga's ODI career, Malinga showed the lesser-known aggressive side to his batting.
30 April 2020

IPL GOATs: MS Dhoni greatest captain, AB de Villiers best batsman

A jury comprising 20 former players including Kevin Pietersen, Danny Morrison, Ashish Nehra, Gautam Gambhir, Irfan Pathan and Sanjay Bangar picked IPL's greatest players of all time under 5 categories.
20 April 2020

Cricket World Player of the Week - Lasith Malinga

With 338 wickets from 226 ODIs at an average of 28 and a strike rate of 32, it is beyond doubt that Separamadu Lasith Malinga is a modern great
2 August 2019

A winning farewell for Lasith Malinga as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 91 runs

Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat against Bangladesh in the 1st ODI at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
27 July 2019

Lasith Malinga backs bowlers for big influence

Runs are flowing more than ever in one-day cricket but Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga believes bowlers still hold the key in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019.
27 May 2019

Lasith Malinga returns for Sri Lanka's Champions Trophy campaign

Sri Lanka speedster Lasith Malinga has returned for the 15-man squad for the upcoming Champions Trophy to be played in June and July in England and Wales.
24 April 2017

Eoin Morgan among eight marquee players for new T20 competition in South Africa

Cricket South Africa has confirmed England skipper Eoin Morgan as one of the eight marquee players for their new domestic T20 competition to be played at the end of the year.
14 April 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Babar Azam

Pakistan talented batsman Babar Azam has been named the Cricket World Player of the Week for his determined knock of unbeaten 125 runs in the second One-Day International against West Indies in Guyana.
11 April 2017

Jamaica Tallawahs sign Dale Steyn as replacement for Lasith Malinga

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.
30 April 2016

Jerome Taylor replaces injured Lasith Malinga for Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians have included West Indies pace bowler Jerome Taylor as the replacement for the injured Sri Lankan speedster Lasith Malinga in the ongoing Indian Premier League.
28 April 2016

Lasith Malinga faces a lengthy layoff due to knee injury

Sri Lankan speedster Lasith Malinga is currently facing the prospect of a lengthy layoff from the game after Sri Lanka Cricket's medical panel confirmed the extent of his knee injury.
21 April 2016

Knee injury rules Lasith Malinga out of IPL

Sri Lankan speedster Lasith Malinga will not take any part in the ongoing Indian Premier League after undergoing a medical assessment with the Mumbai Indians franchise.
18 April 2016

Lasith Malinga doubtful for first half of IPL - Ricky Ponting

Mumbai Indians head coach Ricky Ponting has revealed that the Sri Lankan speedster Lasith Malinga’s participation in the first half of the 2016 Indian Premier League is unlikely.
7 April 2016

Jeffrey Vandersay replaces Lasith Malinga in World T20 squad

Leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay has made a comeback into the Sri Lankan squad for ICC World Twenty20 in the place of Lasith Malinga, who has been ruled out of the tournament with a knee injury.
19 March 2016

Lasith Malinga ruled out of ICC World T20 due to knee injury

Sri Lankan pace spearhead Lasith Malinga will not take part in the remainder of the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 tournament after failing to recover from his knee injury.
18 March 2016

Injured Lasith Malinga doubtful for first game of ICC World T20

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has reached India for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament but he is still doubtful for the first game due to his knee injury.
14 March 2016

Angelo Mathews named Sri Lankan captain after Lasith Malinga steps down

Fast bowler Lasith Malinga has decided to step down as the captain of the Sri Lanka Twenty20 International team and Angelo Mathews has been named as his replacement ahead of the ICC World T20.
8 March 2016