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Sri Lanka v England, 2nd ODI, Dambulla

Nearing the end, Lasith Malinga rouses himself for final World Cup push

Oct 13, 2018: Following a match in which he suggested he was once again death-bowling force to be reckoned with, Lasith Malinga delivered the rhetoric fans have come to expect

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Dambulla

Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Dambulla

Can Sri Lanka emerge from chaos against world's best one-day team?

Oct 9, 2018: England are without a couple of first-choice pace bowlers but bring a formidable batting line-up against a struggling home team

The Preview by Alan Gardner

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st match, Asia Cup 2018, Dubai

A glimpse of the old Slinga Malinga

Sep 15, 2018: The pacer's powers might be on the wane, but if he bowls as well as he did on Saturday, Sri Lanka could get a final lap from their warhorse

Shashank Kishore in Dubai

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2018, Dubai

Mushfiqur stars in 137-run rout of Sri Lanka

Sep 15, 2018: The former captain smashed 144, including a last-wicket stand with Tamim Iqbal who came out to bat with a broken hand, to lift Bangladesh to a winning total

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Asia Cup 2018

Does Lasith Malinga have another World Cup in him?

Sep 14, 2018: Four questions the quick has to answer if he is to be a prospect for Sri Lanka in the 2019 World Cup

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Asia Cup 2018

Lasith Malinga recalled for Asia Cup

Sep 1, 2018: Malinga, who last played in an international against India last September, has made a comeback after being snubbed for the one-off T20I against South Africa in August

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

Sri Lanka coach Hathurusingha open to returns of Gunathilaka, Vandersay and Malinga

Aug 11, 2018: Sri Lanka's coach also held the selection door open for Lasith Malinga, provided he plays domestic cricket and proves he can still bowl and field at the top level

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Malinga snubbed for one-off T20I

Aug 8, 2018: Veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga found himself excluded from Sri Lanka's T20I squad, while Binura Fernando got a first call-up in three years

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

Malinga misses domestic one-dayer for IPL duties

May 2, 2018: This despite national selectors insisting on him playing domestic cricket to be considered for national selection

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Malinga asked to play domestic games for national recall

May 2, 2018: Malinga had earlier said he would not be returning to Sri Lanka until the end of the IPL, where he is serving as Mumbai Indians' bowling mentor

Madushka Balasuriya

Which match in Australia featured eight umpires over three days?

Apr 17, 2018: And which bowler has taken the most wickets for a single IPL team?

Steven Lynch

Sri Lanka news

Malinga mulling his playing future

Feb 9, 2018: The 34-year old fast bowler intends to play the domestic one-day tournament to test his fitness and insists he hasn't "made a decision on anything yet"

Andrew Fidel Fernando

IPL 2018 news

Mumbai Indians appoint Malinga as bowling mentor

Feb 7, 2018: After going unsold in the IPL auction last month, the Sri Lanka fast bowler will join Mumbai Indians' support staff headed by his former captain Mahela Jayawardene

ESPNcricinfo staff

IPL 2018

IPL heavyweight Malinga goes unsold

Jan 27, 2018: Teenager Kamlesh Nagarkoti took home half a million, while the experienced Parthiv Patel and Ishant Sharma were passed over

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

'Still waiting to know why I'm being rested' - Malinga

Dec 29, 2017: "Usually it's a player who is 25 or 26 that needs to be rested. But for someone of my age, from what I know, there's really no purpose in being rested," the fast bowler said

Madushka Balasuriya

Sri Lanka in India 2017-18

Malinga 'rested' for India T20s

Dec 15, 2017: Suranga Lakmal has also been omitted for the three-match series, leaving the seam-bowling contingent short of experience

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Rajshahi Kings v Rangpur Riders, BPL 2017, Sylhet, November 4, 2017

Malinga, Bopara fire Rangpur to first win

Nov 4, 2017: Rangpur Riders cruise home on the back of Bopara's unbeaten 23-ball 39 after Malinga's body blows restrict Rajshahi Kings on a dewy evening in Sylhet

Mohammad Isam in Sylhet

Sri Lanka news

Gunaratne wins big at SLC's annual awards

Nov 1, 2017: The allrounder picked up four awards at the ceremony, while Rangana Herath and Chamari Atapattu were named the men's and women's cricketers of the year

Madushka Balasuriya

Sri Lanka in UAE 2017-18

Malinga omitted from ODIs against Pakistan due to poor form

Oct 4, 2017: The selectors said Malinga was not considered due to his current form and in the context of the team's plans in view of the 2019 World Cup

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo

Malinga laments 'lost generation' after another SL loss to India

Aug 31, 2017: Lasith Malinga has his thoughts on why Sri Lanka continues to struggle in their efforts to bridge the gap to the next wave of stars following a string of key retirements after the 2015 World Cup

Andrew Fidel Fernando
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