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Tag: Lasith Malinga

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Malinga Does U-Turn On Retirement, Says Wants To Continue For 2 More Years

Colombo: Sri Lanka captain and veteran pacer Lasith Malinga has had a rethink on his decision to retire after next year’s Twenty20 World Cup, saying he can carry on for another two years. Malinga, in March, had stated that he wanted to retire after the Twenty20 World Cup scheduled in October-November in Australia next year. […]

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Sri Lanka to rethink Pak tour after terror threat alert

Colombo: Hours after naming second string squads for their proposed tour of Pakistan, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement that they need to “reassess” their plan after recieving a warning from the Prime Minister’s Office about a possible terror threat to the team. “Sri Lanka Cricket today sought the assistance of the Sri Lankan […]

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Malinga takes four wickets in four balls, repeats history

Pallekele: Veteran Sri Lanka pacer and captain Lasith Malinga on Friday took four wickets in four balls during their third match against New Zealand here and become the first bowler to take 100 wickets in T20I cricket. Malinga, 36, picked up the wickets of Colin Munro, Hamish Rutherford, Colin de Grandhomme and Ross Taylor in […]

Sri Lanka's Malinga celebrates taking the wicket of Pakistan's Hafeez during their third one-day international cricket match in Colombo
Malinga becomes leading wicket-taker in T20Is

Kandy: Veteran Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has gone past former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s tally of 98 wickets to become the leading wicket-taker in T20 internationals. On Sunday, Malinga took two wickets for 23 runs in his four overs during the first T20I against New Zealand, taking his wickets’ tally to 99 and leave […]

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TV umpires to call no-balls for overstepping on trial basis

Dubai: ICC is planning to empower TV umpires become the sole adjudicators of front-foot no-balls in cricket matches and for this it will be conducting trials in the coming days. Over the period of next six months, the world cricket body will identify number of limited-overs series in which it can implement a system where […]

Sri Lanka's Malinga celebrates taking the wicket of Pakistan's Hafeez during their third one-day international cricket match in Colombo
Malinga confirms ODI retirement, hopes to continue playing T20s

Confirming his retirement from one-day international cricket, Sri Lanka pace ace Lasith Malinga on Tuesday remained hopeful of playing T20s.

Sri Lanka's Malinga celebrates taking the wicket of Pakistan's Hafeez during their third one-day international cricket match in Colombo
Karunaratne hails 'legend' Malinga after England win

Leeds: Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunaratne hailed pacer Lasith Malinga as a “legend” after the latter’s performance in their recent shock win over tournament favourites England at the 2019 ICC World Cup. “I think he’s a legend. He knows what he has to do,” said Karunaratne in the post-match press conference. Defending a target of […]

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Mumbai lift fourth IPL title with 1-run win over CSK

Hyderabad: Lasith Malinga delivered the killer blow as Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated bitter rivals Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by one run to lift a record fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) title in a rip-roaring final at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday. With two runs needed off the final delivery, Malinga executed a […]

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#MeToo hits cricket world; Malinga accused of sexual harassment

New Delhi: After shaking the Bollywood, the #MeToo campaign hit the cricketing world on Thursday as Indian singer Chinmayi Sripaada accused Sri Lankan cricketer Lasith Malinga of assaulting a woman at a Mumbai hotel during an Indian Premier League (IPL) season. Sripaada, 34, shared a post on Twitter to narrate the alleged incident. “I’d like […]

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Malinga and Thirimanne guide SL to 5th Asia Cup

Sri Lanka on Saturday regained the Asia Cup trophy with a comfortable five-wicket victory over defending champions Pakistan, riding on Lasith Malinga's five-wicket haul and opener Lahiru Thrimanne's fluent century, here

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