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Sri Lanka in Australia 2016-17

Lasith Malinga picked for T20Is in Australia

Feb 9, 2017: Dinesh Chandimal, who led Sri Lanka in the last of the T20Is in South Africa, has been dropped from the squad for the three T20Is in Australia

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

Malinga unavailable for SA T20Is and ODIs

Jan 9, 2017: A bout of dengue prior to Christmas has prompted the Sri Lanka fast bowler to limit the intensity of his training, and he will now focus on returning to the side for the T20s against Australia

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Johannesburg

Sri Lanka

From farce to fierce

Dec 27, 2016: Sri Lanka provided laughs with their slapstick incompetence in the first half of the year, then came storming back with a whitewashing of Australia

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Caribbean Premier League 2016

Jamaica Tallawahs pick Dale Steyn for CPL

Apr 29, 2016: Dale Steyn is set for his first Caribbean Premier League stint, having been picked by Jamaica Tallawahs to replace Lasith Malinga, who is recovering from a knee injury

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IPL 2016 news

Knee injury rules Malinga out of IPL

Apr 17, 2016: Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of the IPL, after Mumbai Indians' medical team deemed him unfit for at least another four months.

Andrew Fidel Fernando

IPL 2016

Malinga arrives for Mumbai Indians but unlikely to play

Apr 16, 2016: Mumbai Indians' premier fast bowler Lasith Malinga joined the squad on Friday evening, but he is unlikely to be available for selection immediately

Nagraj Gollapudi

IPL 2016 news

Malinga a doubtful starter, says Ponting

Apr 7, 2016: Defending champions Mumbai Indians are likely to miss out on the services of their strike bowler Lasith Malinga in IPL 2016 due to a knee injury

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World T20 2016 news

Knee injury forces Lasith Malinga to return home

Mar 18, 2016: Lasith Malinga's knee injury has forced his return home from the World T20, a release from Sri Lanka Cricket said

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World T20 2016

Malinga flies to India; still recovering from 'bone bruise'

Mar 14, 2016: Lasith Malinga has flown to India for the World T20; his team-mates are already in the country, but Malinga had to stay behind to undergo treatment on his knee

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Bangladesh v Oman, World T20 qualifier, Group A, Dharamsala

Oman's slinger, made in India

Mar 12, 2016: He was briefly on India's radar a decade ago, but it took a move to Oman to earn a living for Munis Ansari to rise to the world stage

Sidharth Monga in Dharamsala

World T20 2016

Mathews hopes to rise to unexpected challenge

Mar 9, 2016: Angelo Mathews has admitted he was not mentally prepared to take over as Twenty20 captain after Lasith Malinga resigned because of fitness problems

Nagraj Gollapudi in Mumbai

World T20 2016

Malinga steps down as captain, Mathews to lead in World T20

Mar 8, 2016: Lasith Malinga has stepped down as Sri Lanka's T20 captain ahead of the World T20 in India.

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

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

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