Lasith Malinga      

Full name Separamadu Lasith Malinga

Born August 28, 1983, Galle

Current age 37 years 22 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira, BCCSL Academy XI, Galle Cricket Club, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kandy, Kent, Khulna Titans, Maratha Arabians, Melbourne Stars, Montreal Tigers, Mumbai Indians, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Palace Diamonds, Rangpur Riders, Ruhuna, Ruhuna Reds, Ruhuna Royals, Southern Express, Southern Province, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board XI, Sri Lanka Cricket XI, Sri Lanka Emerging Team, Sri Lanka Masters, Sri Lanka Schools XI, 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 84 33 12 136 27 6.47 161 84.47 0 0 9 5 21 0
First-class 84 101 41 585 64 9.75 1446 40.45 0 1 24 0
List A 291 154 44 740 56 6.72 0 1 40 0
T20s 295 92 39 426 37* 8.03 414 102.89 0 0 31 21 54 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 84 83 1799 2225 107 5/6 5/6 20.79 7.42 16.8 1 2 0
First-class 84 11927 7784 257 6/17 30.28 3.91 46.4 16 7 0
List A 291 13916 12264 446 7/49 7/49 27.49 5.28 31.2 15 10 0
T20s 295 289 6508 7680 390 6/7 6/7 19.69 7.08 16.6 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 West Indies at Pallekele, Mar 6, 2020 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 Colombo Cricket Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Dec 22, 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 West Indies at Pallekele, Mar 6, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/46 Sri Lanka v West Indies Pallekele 6 Mar 2020 T20I # 1078
1/37, 8 Sri Lanka v West Indies Pallekele 4 Mar 2020 T20I # 1075
2/31 Nondescripts v SL Army Colombo (PSS) 17 Jan 2020 T20
0/40, 0 Sri Lanka v India Pune 10 Jan 2020 T20I # 1027
0, 0/41 Sri Lanka v India Indore 7 Jan 2020 T20I # 1026
- Sri Lanka v India Guwahati 5 Jan 2020 T20I # 1025
0/28 Nondescripts v Col CC Colombo (CCC) 22 Dec 2019 LA
1/18 Arabians v Gladiators Abu Dhabi 24 Nov 2019 Other OD
0/15 Arabians v Qalandars Abu Dhabi 23 Nov 2019 Other OD
1/25 Arabians v Bangla Tiger Abu Dhabi 22 Nov 2019 Other OD
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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Mar 4, 2020

A searing Lasith Malinga yorker accounted for Andre Russell, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st T20I, Pallekele, March 4, 2020

A searing Lasith Malinga yorker accounted for Andre Russell

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Jan 10, 2020

Lasith Malinga and Jasprit Bumrah share a smile after the game, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I, Pune, January 10, 2020

Lasith Malinga and Jasprit Bumrah share a smile after the game

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Jan 10, 2020

Jasprit Bumrah and Lasith Malinga share a light moment after the game, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I, Pune, January 10, 2020

Jasprit Bumrah and Lasith Malinga share a light moment after the game

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