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Injury casts cloud over Malinga captaincy at World T20

Mar 7, 2016: Concerns over the slow recovery of Lasith Malinga's knee injury have grown stronger ahead of the World T20 - the paceman now in doubt for Sri Lanka's first match on March 17

Andrew Fidel Fernando

World T20 Top Five

We will york you

Feb 29, 2016: In high-pressure World T20 matches, these bowlers used their cunning to get the better of batsmen

Nishi Narayanan

Sri Lanka v UAE, Asia Cup 2016, Mirpur

Malinga hints at retirement after World T20

Feb 25, 2016: Despite producing a four-wicket haul to beat UAE, Sri Lanka captain Lasith Malinga said that he might consider announcing his retirement from T20 international cricket

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Sri Lanka v UAE, Asia Cup 2016, Mirpur

Malinga marks return with match-winning spell against UAE

Feb 25, 2016: UAE's hopes of a fourth successive win in the Asia Cup were snuffed out by Lasith Malinga, who struck twice in the first over and took 4 for 26 in the match to lead his side to a 14-run win

Mohammad Isam

World T20 Top Five

Master blasters and rocket scientists

Feb 23, 2016: Big hitters and yorker specialists lead the pack in our look at high-impact players over the history of the World T20

Deivarayan Muthu

World T20 2016

Malinga, Mathews back for World T20

Feb 18, 2016: Twenty20 captain Lasith Malinga and vice-captain Angelo Mathews are back from injury for Sri Lanka, for the Asia Cup and the World T20 that follows

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Why unorthodox actions are successful

Feb 11, 2016: The novelty ensures that batsmen do not react as quickly as they do against bowlers with conventional actions

Aakash Chopra

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2015-16

Chandimal to stand in for injured Malinga in NZ T20s

Dec 29, 2015: Dinesh Chandimal will stand-in as captain for the injured Lasith Malinga for the two T20s in New Zealand in January

ESPNcricinfo staff

SL in NZ 2015-16

Malinga likely to miss NZ ODIs

Dec 24, 2015: Lasith Malinga may miss the entire ODI series against New Zealand after failing to recover from a knee injury he sustained during West Indies' tour of Sri Lanka in October and November

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Planes, trains, tuk-tuks, and a meeting with the Malingas

Aug 19, 2015: From Colombo to Galle and back: a tale of wedding processions, rather large fish, and rickshaw roulette

Sharda Ugra

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Colombo

Malinga delivers harsh self-assessment

Jul 30, 2015: Lasith Malinga has blamed himself for an indifferent bowling performance in a frank assessment of his form following a 29-run loss against Pakistan in the first T20I in Colombo.

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Colombo

Malinga determined to prove his mojo

Jul 29, 2015: Lasith Malinga has conceded his fitness has not been optimal in the past few months, but said he relished the opportunity to regain form

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Colombo

Record first for Pakistan's top six

Jul 19, 2015: Stats highlights from the third ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Colombo

S Rajesh

'A good T20 bowler consistently makes batsmen take risks'

May 4, 2015: Shane Bond on how fast bowlers can outsmart batsmen in T20s if they trust their variations and take their time plotting their moves

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

IPL newsfile

'Zaheer 95% fit' - Duminy

Apr 27, 2015: A round-up of IPL related news on April 27, 2015

ESPNcricinfo staff

Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2015, Mumbai

Top order woes mask Mumbai's bowling conundrum

Apr 17, 2015: The spotlight has been on the batting position of Rohit Sharma and surprise moves such as Harbhajan Singh's promotion, but it is their bowling that has consistently hurt Mumbai Indians so far this season

Abhishek Purohit in Mumbai

World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka

Jayawardene praises Malinga's commitment

Mar 16, 2015: Mahela Jayawardene has praised Lasith Malinga's commitment to returning to form after a five-month layoff, as Sri Lanka prepare for their quarter-final against South Africa on Wednesday

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Sydney

Scotland v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Hobart

Sri Lanka's local hero

Mar 11, 2015: They have a trio of big names to bolster their batting but Lasith Malinga is the kid on the beach who wins Sri Lanka games

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Hobart

England v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Wellington

Lasith Malinga: a hero or a pariah?

Feb 28, 2015: Detractors may question his motivation, but Sri Lanka's last phase could be defined by Malinga's bowling

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Wellington

SL v Ban, Group A, Melbourne

Mathews stands by tireless Malinga

Feb 25, 2015: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has voiced his support for Lasith Malinga despite the seamer's patchy form, believing "he will come good" when it matters most

Andrew Fidel Fernando
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