Lasith Malinga      

Full name Separamadu Lasith Malinga

Born August 28, 1983, Galle

Current age 36 years 20 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, BCCSL Academy XI, Galle Cricket Club, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kent, Melbourne Stars, Montreal Tigers, Mumbai Indians, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Ruhuna, Ruhuna Reds, Ruhuna Royals, Southern Express, St Lucia Zouks

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 226 119 36 567 56 6.83 761 74.50 0 1 45 21 31 0
T20Is 76 27 10 98 27 5.76 125 78.40 0 0 6 3 20 0
First-class 84 101 41 585 64 9.75 1446 40.45 0 1 24 0
List A 290 154 44 740 56 6.72 0 1 40 0
T20s 286 86 37 388 37* 7.91 378 102.64 0 0 28 19 53 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 226 220 10936 9760 338 6/38 6/38 28.87 5.35 32.3 11 8 0
T20Is 76 76 1643 1979 104 5/6 5/6 19.02 7.22 15.7 1 2 0
First-class 84 11927 7784 257 6/17 30.28 3.91 46.4 16 7 0
List A 290 13872 12236 446 7/49 7/49 27.43 5.29 31.1 15 10 0
T20s 286 281 6328 7403 385 6/7 6/7 19.22 7.01 16.4 10 5 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 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Jul 26, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 15, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele, Sep 6, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Nondescripts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 15-17, 2017 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Jul 26, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Moors), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele, Sep 6, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
6*, 5/6 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Pallekele 6 Sep 2019 T20I # 880
0*, 0/39 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Pallekele 3 Sep 2019 T20I # 879
2/23 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Pallekele 1 Sep 2019 T20I # 878
6*, 3/38 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 26 Jul 2019 ODI # 4193
1/82 Sri Lanka v India Leeds 6 Jul 2019 ODI # 4187
3/55 Sri Lanka v West Indies Chester-le-Street 1 Jul 2019 ODI # 4180
4, 1/47 Sri Lanka v South Africa Chester-le-Street 28 Jun 2019 ODI # 4176
1, 4/43 Sri Lanka v England Leeds 21 Jun 2019 ODI # 4168
1/61, 1 Sri Lanka v Australia The Oval 15 Jun 2019 ODI # 4159
4, 3/39 Sri Lanka v Afghanistan Cardiff 4 Jun 2019 ODI # 4149
Profile

One of the great limited-overs bowlers in his pomp, Lasith Malinga gained a reputation for delivering searing inswinging yorkers from a round-arm action as destructive as it was distinctive. That yorker, a deceptive slower ball, and an excellent bouncer formed the body of Malinga's menace, while the action made his deliveries hard to pick up. All that ability was also set off by street smarts; Malinga was rarely shy to switch up plans, and reshuffle fields. Even when batsmen thought they knew what was about to come, Malinga retained the capacity to surprise.

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Sep 6, 2019

Lasith Malinga appeals for Ross Taylor's wicket, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 3rd T20I, Pallekele, September 6, 2019

Lasith Malinga appeals for Ross Taylor's wicket

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Sep 6, 2019

Lasith Malinga and Isuru Udana celebrate, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 3rd T20I, Pallekele, September 6, 2019

Lasith Malinga and Isuru Udana celebrate

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Sep 6, 2019

Lasith Malinga takes off in celebration after his hat-trick, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 3rd T20I, Pallekele, September 6, 2019

Lasith Malinga takes off in celebration after his hat-trick

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