Lasith Malinga: News

Separamadu Lasith Malinga, popularly known as ‘Slinga Malinga,’ is a former professional cricket player from Sri Lanka. He is known as one of the greatest limited-overs bowlers in the history of cricket. The fast bowler specialized in death-over bowling. He is also widely known for his round-arm action or sling action. Malinga has played 30 Test matches and 226 ODIs in his cricket career. He made his first-class debut in domestic cricket in the 2001-2002 season. On July 1, 2004, Malinga made his Test debut against Australia in Darwin and took six wickets in the match. In the same year, he made his ODI debut against the United Arab Emirates. He is the first bowler to take 100 international wickets in all three formats. Malinga is also the first bowler to take 100 wickets in T20I matches and the only bowler to take five international hat-tricks. He was selected as the Sri Lankan team’s captain during the T20 World Cup 2014. On September 14, 2021, he bid farewell to all forms of cricket.

04 Nov 2022

Ish Sodhi

Ish Sodhi steers clear of Malinga, becomes fourth-highest T20I wicket-taker

Ish Sodhi delivered an impressive spell against Ireland during New Zealand's final Super 12 assignment in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup 2022.

Lasith Malinga named Sri Lanka's bowling strategy coach: Details here

Former captain and pacer Lasith Malinga has been appointed as Sri Lanka's bowling consultant for the upcoming white-ball series against Australia, starting June 7.

IPL 2022: Rajasthan Royals appoint Lasith Malinga as fast-bowling coach

Rajasthan Royals have appointed Lasith Malinga as their fast-bowling coach for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season.

Tim Southee breaks Lasith Malinga's record: Decoding his T20I stats

In the first T20I between India and New Zealand, veteran pacer Tim Southee went on to surpass Lasith Malinga's wickets tally.

14 Sep 2021


Legend Lasith Malinga announces retirement from T20 cricket

Sri Lankan legend Lasith Malinga has announced retirement from all forms of cricket.

IPL 2021 Auction: What each team needs to address?

The Indian Premier League 2021 season will have its mini-auction on February 18.

IPL 2021 Auction: Complete squads, remaining purse and slots

Ahead of the Indian Premier League 2021 auctions, the eight teams have named their squads besides releasing several players from the roster.

IPL 2021 Player Retention: CSK retain Raina, Smith sacked

Following India's historic win at the Gabba, the attention shifts to the 14th edition of Indian Premier League.

27 Dec 2020

Virat Kohli

ICC announces T20I and ODI Teams of the Decade

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced the men's and women's ODI and T20I teams of the decade.

24 Nov 2020

Virat Kohli

Kohli, Ashwin nominated for ICC Player of the Decade Award

India skipper Virat Kohli and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin have been nominated for the ICC Player of the Decade Award.

IPL 2020, MI crowned champions: Key takeaways from the tournament

An astonishing knock by Hitman Rohit Sharma helped Mumbai Indians win the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League.

IPL 2020: Interesting stats from the MI-DC rivalry

The grand finale of IPL 2020 will see reigning champions Mumbai Indians take on the Delhi Capitals.

Indian Premier League: Jasprit Bumrah's numbers versus SRH

Mumbai Indians take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in match number 56 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 on Tuesday.

Dwayne Bravo turns 37: His records in T20 cricket

One of the greatest all-rounders in world cricket, Dwayne Bravo, turned 37 on Wednesday.

IPL 2020, DC beat CSK: List of records broken

Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings in match number eight of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season.

IPL 2020: Interesting stats from the KKR-MI rivalry

Day 5 of the 2020 Indian Premier League will see Kolkata Knight Riders lock horns with defending champions Mumbai Indians.

IPL: How did the 2014 edition shape in UAE?

We are a day away from the start of thirteenth Indian Premier League edition, which is set to be held in the United Arab Emirates.

Indian Premier League: A look at the key statistics

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season is all set to start on Sunday, September 19.

18 Sep 2020


Bumrah can fill Malinga's shoes for Mumbai Indians: Brett Lee

Former speedster Brett Lee believes Jasprit Bumrah can fill Lasith Malinga's shoes in the upcoming Indian Premier League edition.

IPL: Here is the recap of 2019 season

After months of speculation regarding the fate of the Indian Premier League, the tournament will finally be up and running from September 19.

MI vs CSK: Best encounters in the Indian Premier League

The thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to kick-off from September 19 with defending champions Mumbai Indians facing Chennai Super Kings.

IPL 2020: Interesting stats from the MI-CSK rivalry

Mumbai Indians are all set to lock horns with arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings in the opening fixture of the 2020 Indian Premier League on September 19.

IPL 2020: Squad analysis of Mumbai Indians

The Indian Premier League's defending champions Mumbai Indians will take on Chennai Super Kings in the tournament opener on September 19 in Abu Dhabi.

IPL 2020: Records Amit Mishra can break this season

The thirteenth edition of IPL will be underway on September 19 in the United Arab Emirates.

IPL 2020: Lasith Malinga ruled out, James Pattinson replaces him

Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of the impending Indian Premier League season. He will be unavailable due to personal reasons.

Happy Birthday Lasith Malinga: A look at his monumental records

Sri Lankan maestro Lasith Malinga, on Friday, turned 37.

Rashid Khan completes 300 wickets in T20 cricket: Records broken

Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan, on Thursday, became the fastest and youngest player to take 300 T20 wickets.

IPL 2020: Lasith Malinga set to miss the first half

Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga is set to miss the first half of the 2020 IPL for Mumbai Indians due to personal reasons.

IPL 2020: Five Indian leg-spinners to watch out for

The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League will start in September this year.

Top bowling spells of Lasith Malinga in Indian Premier League

Lasith Malinga has been a consistent force for the Mumbai Indians since making his debut for them in 2009 in the Indian Premier League.

IPL 2020: Records that can be broken this season

Following the postponement of ICC T20 World Cup, the possibility of conducting the Indian Premier League has opened up.

21 Jun 2020

England Cricket Team

#ThisDayThatYear: Malinga rattles England, enters the elite list of bowlers

On this day in 2019, veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga reached yet another historic feat in international cricket.

03 Jun 2020

Pakistan News

Happy Birthday Wasim Akram: A look at his phenomenal records

Pakistan bowling legend Wasim Akram turned 54 on Wednesday.

#ThisDayThatYear: A maiden IPL title for Mumbai Indians

On this day in 2013, Mumbai Indians won their first ever Indian Premier League title.

Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

Sri Lanka's fast bowler Shehan Madushanka has been arrested for possessing drugs, by police.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka could start training from June 1

Sri Lanka players may return to field on June 1 if the cricket board gets clearance form the government.

20 May 2020

Virat Kohli

ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Records that can be broken

T20 cricket has seen several highs and lows ever since the inaugural World T20 edition, wherein India clinched the title.

#ThisDayThatYear: A fourth IPL title for Mumbai Indians

On this day in 2019, Mumbai Indians clinched yet another Indian Premier League (IPL) title by defeating arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings in the final.

IPL: All-time XI of Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians have been the most successful franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

A look at IPL's greatest XI from 2008-2019

The Indian Premier League (IPL) started on this day back in 2008 and went on to be celebrated like a festival.

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