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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

World Cup 2015

I don't know what pressure means - Malinga

Feb 8, 2015: Though he hasn't bowled a delivery in competitive cricket since September last year, Lasith Malinga said he was unfazed by the expectations thrust on his shoulders going into the World Cup

Andrew Fidel Fernando

ODI bowling winner

Older, slower, still deadly

Jan 28, 2015: In the Asia Cup, an evidently worn-down Lasith Malinga showed why he still remains Sri Lanka premier match-winner with the ball in limited-overs cricket

Karthik Krishnaswamy

World Cup 2015

Malinga on track to play in World Cup

Jan 22, 2015: Lasith Malinga remains on track to play in the 2015 World Cup, despite having suffered a minor setback in his recovery from ankle surgery, Sri Lanka team manager Michael de Zoysa has confirmed

Andrew Fidel Fernando

World Cup 2015

Malinga provisionally picked in Sri Lanka's 15

Jan 7, 2015: Lasith Malinga has been included in Sri Lanka's World Cup fifteen subject to fitness

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15

Kusal left out for NZ tour; Kulasekara recalled

Dec 30, 2014: Kusal Perera has been omitted from Sri Lanka's squad for the one-day series against New Zealand, as they continue to search for a stable opening pair, while seamer Nuwan Kulasekara has been recalled

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

Malinga to return for New Zealand ODIs

Dec 21, 2014: Sri Lanka's premier one-day bowler Lasith Malinga will return to international cricket towards the tail-end of the seven-match ODI series in New Zealand in January 2015

Sa'adi Thawfeeq
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