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Lasith Malinga      

Full name Separamadu Lasith Malinga

Born August 28, 1983, Galle

Current age 34 years 25 days

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

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 Insights on test 30 37 13 275 64 11.45 619 44.42 0 1 36 6 7 0
ODIs Insights on odi 204 102 31 496 56 6.98 654 75.84 0 1 38 20 29 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 68 21 8 73 27 5.61 94 77.65 0 0 3 3 18 0
First-class 83 100 41 584 64 9.89 1439 40.58 0 1 23 0
List A 259 135 39 652 56 6.79 0 1 37 0
T20s Insights on t20 240 71 27 296 37* 6.72 303 97.68 0 0 18 17 45 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 30 59 5209 3349 101 5/50 9/210 33.15 3.85 51.5 7 3 0
ODIs Insights on odi 204 198 9830 8705 301 6/38 6/38 28.92 5.31 32.6 9 7 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 68 68 1451 1780 90 5/31 5/31 19.77 7.36 16.1 1 1 0
First-class 83 11867 7751 255 6/17 30.39 3.91 46.5 16 7 0
List A 259 12419 10891 392 6/38 6/38 27.78 5.26 31.6 12 8 0
T20s Insights on t20 240 235 5272 5999 323 6/7 6/7 18.57 6.82 16.3 8 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 Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 3, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 15, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 6, 2017 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 Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 3, 2017 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 India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 6, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/31 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (RPS) 6 Sep 2017 T20I # 618
2, 1/35 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (RPS) 3 Sep 2017 ODI # 3909 Insights on
1/82, 0 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (RPS) 31 Aug 2017 ODI # 3908 Insights on
1*, 1/25 Sri Lanka v India Pallekele 27 Aug 2017 ODI # 3907 Insights on
0/49 Sri Lanka v India Pallekele 24 Aug 2017 ODI # 3906 Insights on
8, 0/52 Sri Lanka v India Dambulla 20 Aug 2017 ODI # 3905 Insights on
2/44 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Hambantota 10 Jul 2017 ODI # 3904 Insights on
0/18 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Hambantota 8 Jul 2017 ODI # 3903 Insights on
1/71 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Hambantota 6 Jul 2017 ODI # 3901 Insights on
0/17 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Galle 2 Jul 2017 ODI # 3899 Insights on
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, 2017

Lasith Malinga celebrates the wicket of his IPL team-mate Rohit Sharma, Sri Lanka v India, one-off T20I, Colombo, September 6, 2017

Lasith Malinga celebrates the wicket of his IPL team-mate Rohit Sharma

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Sep 3, 2017

Lasith Malinga celebrates the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane, Sri Lanka v India, 5th ODI, Colombo, September 3, 2017

Lasith Malinga celebrates the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane

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Aug 31, 2017

Lasith Malinga was out for a first-ball duck, Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo, August 31, 2017

Lasith Malinga was out for a first-ball duck

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