On August 28, 1983, Separamadu Lasith Malinga was born. He was a former cricketer from Sri Lanka who is regarded as one of the best bowlers in the history of the limited overs format. Malinga, a right-arm fast bowler who was frequently employed as a specialized death bowler, led the Sri Lankan cricket side to victory at the 2014 T20 World Cup. He got the title “Slinga Malinga” for his peculiar round-arm motion and also known as a sling movement. Slinga Malinga, Yorker King, Kagawena, Mali, and Rathgama Express were just a few of his nicknames. On September 14, 2021, Malinga declared his retirement from all forms of cricket.

World Records

Malinga was always striving to improve his game and is constantly seeking out new techniques and strategies to enhance his performance. The dedication and passion he has for the sport are evident in every frame he played and making them a true asset to his team.

  • He was the First bowler to take 100 T20 wickets.
  • The first bowler to record 100 wickets in all three international cricket competitions (tests, ODIs, and T20Is).
  • The first and only bowler in One-Day International cricket history to record three hat-tricks.
  • In the men’s Big Bash T20 league in Australia, he has the best bowling statistics of any bowler. Melbourne Stars vs. Perth Scorchers: 6/7.

Team played for

TeamActive years
Mumbai Indians 2008-2018
Due to his 2023 decision to retire from franchise cricket, Lasith Malinga will not be participating in the IPL. The management of the Mumbai Indians did not keep him on for the 2021 IPL season after he informed them of his choice. Despite not participating in the IPL for Mumbai Indians, Lasith Malinga served as the team’s bowling coach.

Batting & Fielding Stats

YEARMATNORUNSHSAVGBFSR100504S6SCTST
CAREER11098817*5.509988.890065200
201712277*0.003233.33000110
201515166*0.001060.00001020
201410022*2.00450.00000000
2013172972.251850.00001030
201214055179.1653103.77004360
2011161872.66988.88000140
201013211*0.001100.00000020
200913100*0.0010.00000020
Source: www.iplt20.com

Bowling

YEARMATBALLS RUNSWKTSBBMAVEECONSR4W5W
CAREER122282733661705/1319.807.1416.6361
201912269438164/3127.379.7616.8120
201712269382112/534.728.5224.4500
201515360444244/2318.507.4015.0010
201410235253164/2315.816.4514.6810
201317392468203/3923.407.1619.6000
201214333350224/1615.906.3015.1310
201116378375285/1313.395.9513.5001
201013294344154/2222.937.0219.6010
200913297312183/1117.336.3016.5000
Source: www.iplt20.com