Lasith Malinga      

Full name Separamadu Lasith Malinga

Born August 28, 1983, Galle

Current age 31 years 268 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, BCCSL Academy XI, Galle Cricket Club, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Kent, Mumbai Indians, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Ruhuna

Also known as Separamadu Lasith Malinga Swarnajith

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Separamadu Lasith Malinga
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 30 37 13 275 64 11.45 619 44.42 0 1 36 6 7 0
ODIs 184 91 27 446 56 6.96 591 75.46 0 1 36 18 28 0
T20Is 57 17 7 69 27 6.90 83 83.13 0 0 3 3 14 0
First-class 83 100 41 584 64 9.89 1439 40.58 0 1 23 0
List A 239 124 35 602 56 6.76 0 1 36 0
Twenty20 215 65 24 285 37* 6.95 289 98.61 0 0 18 16 40 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 30 59 5209 3349 101 5/50 9/210 33.15 3.85 51.5 7 3 0
ODIs 184 178 8861 7730 283 6/38 6/38 27.31 5.23 31.3 9 7 0
T20Is 57 57 1187 1435 68 5/31 5/31 21.10 7.25 17.4 0 1 0
First-class 83 11867 7751 255 6/17 30.39 3.91 46.5 16 7 0
List A 239 11450 9916 374 6/38 6/38 26.51 5.19 30.6 12 8 0
Twenty20 215 210 4691 5221 287 6/7 6/7 18.19 6.67 16.3 7 4 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Darwin, Jul 1-3, 2004 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS), Aug 3-7, 2010 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v United Arab Emirates at Dambulla, Jul 17, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Mar 18, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 15, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, May 20, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS), Aug 3-7, 2010 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A South Africa v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Mar 18, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Moors), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians at Mumbai, May 19, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/23 Mum Indians v Super Kings Mumbai 19 May 2015 T20
2/17 Mum Indians v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 17 May 2015 T20
1/31 Mum Indians v KKR Mumbai 14 May 2015 T20
1/27 Mum Indians v RCB Mumbai 10 May 2015 T20
2/33 Mum Indians v Daredevils Mumbai 5 May 2015 T20
2/31 Mum Indians v Kings XI Mohali 3 May 2015 T20
1/34 Mum Indians v Royals Mumbai 1 May 2015 T20
4/23 Mum Indians v Sunrisers Mumbai 25 Apr 2015 T20
1/23, 6* Mum Indians v Daredevils Delhi 23 Apr 2015 T20
1/35 Mum Indians v RCB Bangalore 19 Apr 2015 T20
Profile

Lasith Malinga was the surprise selection for Sri Lanka's tour to Australia in 2004, though he had a fearsome reputation on the domestic circuit. Malinga bowls with a distinctive and explosive round-arm action which generates genuine pace and can disconcert batsmen who struggle to pick up the ball's trajectory. Already, he is rated the fastest bowler in Sri Lanka. His first performance in Sri Lankan colours was also impressive - he took 6 for 90 against a Northern Territory Chief Minister's XI. That paved the way for his inclusion in the Test team, and he acquitted himself quite well too, dismissing Darren Lehmann and Adam Gilchrist in the same over.

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May 19, 2015

Lasith Malinga removed Dwayne Smith in the first over, Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2015, Qualifier 1, Mumbai, May 19, 2015

Lasith Malinga removed Dwayne Smith in the first over

© BCCI

May 17, 2015

Lasith Malinga bowled Shikhar Dhawan for 1 in the first over, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2015, Hyderabad, May 17, 2015

Lasith Malinga bowled Shikhar Dhawan for 1 in the first over

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May 14, 2015

Lendl Simmons is mobbed by his team-mates, Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2015, Mumbai, May 14, 2015

Lendl Simmons is mobbed by his team-mates

© PTI

Tour Results
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (SSC) - Feb 6, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 26 runs
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (SSC) - Feb 3, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 27 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Pallekele - Dec 1-5, 2010
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (RPS) - Nov 23-27, 2010
Match drawn
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