Lasith Malinga      

Full name Separamadu Lasith Malinga

Born August 28, 1983, Galle

Current age 33 years 299 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, BCCSL Academy XI, Galle Cricket Club, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kent, Melbourne Stars, Mumbai Indians, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Ruhuna, Ruhuna Reds, Ruhuna Royals, Southern Express

Also known as Separamadu Lasith Malinga Swarnajith

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Separamadu Lasith Malinga
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 30 37 13 275 64 11.45 619 44.42 0 1 36 6 7 0
ODIs Insights on odi 194 98 30 485 56 7.13 638 76.01 0 1 38 19 28 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 67 21 8 73 27 5.61 94 77.65 0 0 3 3 18 0
First-class 83 100 41 584 64 9.89 1439 40.58 0 1 23 0
List A 249 131 38 641 56 6.89 0 1 36 0
T20s Insights on t20 239 71 27 296 37* 6.72 303 97.68 0 0 18 17 45 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 30 59 5209 3349 101 5/50 9/210 33.15 3.85 51.5 7 3 0
ODIs Insights on odi 194 188 9386 8261 294 6/38 6/38 28.09 5.28 31.9 9 7 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 67 67 1427 1749 89 5/31 5/31 19.65 7.35 16.0 1 1 0
First-class 83 11867 7751 255 6/17 30.39 3.91 46.5 16 7 0
List A 249 11975 10447 385 6/38 6/38 27.13 5.23 31.1 12 8 0
T20s Insights on t20 239 234 5248 5968 322 6/7 6/7 18.53 6.82 16.2 8 4 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Darwin, Jul 1-3, 2004 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS), Aug 3-7, 2010 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v United Arab Emirates at Dambulla, Jul 17, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, Jun 12, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 15, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Apr 6, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS), Aug 3-7, 2010 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, Jun 12, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Moors), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant at Hyderabad (Deccan), May 21, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9*, 1/52 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Cardiff 12 Jun 2017 ODI # 3888 Insights on
2/70 Sri Lanka v India The Oval 8 Jun 2017 ODI # 3882 Insights on
0/57, 1 Sri Lanka v South Africa The Oval 3 Jun 2017 ODI # 3877 Insights on
- Sri Lanka v New Zealand Birmingham 30 May 2017 Other OD
1/32 Sri Lanka v Australia The Oval 26 May 2017 Other OD
0/21 Mum Indians v Supergiant Hyderabad (Deccan) 21 May 2017 T20
1/24 Mum Indians v KKR Bengaluru 19 May 2017 T20
1/14, 7* Mum Indians v Supergiant Mumbai 16 May 2017 T20
0/45 Mum Indians v Kings XI Mumbai 11 May 2017 T20
1/34 Mum Indians v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 8 May 2017 T20
Profile

One of the great limited-overs bowlers in his pomp, Lasith Malinga gained a reputation for delivering searing inswinging yorkers from a round-arm action as destructive as it was distinctive. That yorker, a deceptive slower ball, and an excellent bouncer formed the body of Malinga's menace, while the action made his deliveries hard to pick up. All that ability was also set off by street smarts; Malinga was rarely shy to switch up plans, and reshuffle fields. Even when batsmen thought they knew what was about to come, Malinga retained the capacity to surprise.

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Jun 12, 2017

Angelo Mathews consoles Lasith Malinga after Sri Lanka's loss, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, Group B, Cardiff, June 12, 2017

Angelo Mathews consoles Lasith Malinga after Sri Lanka's loss

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Jun 12, 2017

Lasith Malinga's reaction says it all, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, Group B, Cardiff, June 12, 2017

Lasith Malinga's reaction says it all

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Jun 12, 2017

Lasith Malinga is ecstatic after getting the big wicket of Shoaib Malik, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, Group B, Cardiff, June 12, 2017

Lasith Malinga is ecstatic after getting the big wicket of Shoaib Malik

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Tour Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Nov 7, 2010
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 170 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Nov 5, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 29 runs (D/L method)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Nov 3, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 1 wicket (with 34 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Perth - Oct 31, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)
NSW v Sri Lankans at Sydney - Oct 27, 2010
Sri Lankans won by 22 runs (D/L method)
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