Lasith Malinga shows his emotions after yorking Daniel Vettori, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Queenstown, December 31, 2006 © Getty Images

  • Dec 28, 2006

    Lasith Malinga took some stick but used his yorkers well at the death © Getty Images

  • Dec 17, 2006

    Lasith Malinga produced another hostile spell before stumps © Getty Images

  • Dec 16, 2006

    Upul Tharanga contratulates Lasith Malinga on his five-wicket haul © Getty Images

  • Dec 15, 2006

    Lasith Malinga roars an appeal © Getty Images

  • Dec 8, 2006

    Lasith Malinga in delivery stride © AFP

  • Dec 7, 2006

    Lasith Malinga bowls at Christchurch © AFP

  • Oct 24, 2006

    Lasith Malinga punches the air after nailing Herschelle Gibbs © AFP

  • Oct 14, 2006

    Lasith Malinga successfully appeals for Shivnarine Chanderpaul's wicket © AFP

  • Oct 10, 2006

    Lasith Malinga and Tillakaratne Dilshan celebrate the wicket of Tafadzwa Maufambisi © AFP

  • Oct 10, 2006

    Lasith Malinga in full flow © AFP

  • Oct 10, 2006

    Lasith Malinga dismisses Chamu Chibhabha © AFP

  • Aug 15, 2006

    Lasith Malinga is escorted by a police official © AFP

  • Aug 8, 2006

    Farveez Maharoof and Lasith Malinga walk back joyously after the famous win © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Aug 4, 2006

    Lasith Malinga removes AB de Villiers for 95 © Touchline Photo

  • Jul 25, 2006

    Lasith Malinga practices in the nets at the Sinhalese Sports Club ahead of the first Test against South Africa © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Jul 21, 2006

    Lasith Malinga hard at work in the nets © AFP

  • Jul 21, 2006

    Lasith Malinga balances Mahela Jayawardene © AFP

  • Jun 24, 2006

    Lasith Malinga slings out Kevin Pietersen for 6 © Getty Images