Lasith Malinga

This day that year: When Virat Kohli's blade ripped apart Lasith Malinga and Sri Lanka

The match against Sri Lanka required India to finish the run-chase in 40 overs in order to qualify for the finals and when Tillakratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara helped their side pile 320/4 in 50 overs, the chances of India making through looked almost diminishing.  

Feb 28, 2021, 15:53 PM IST

IPL 2021: Lasith Malinga announces retirement from franchise cricket

Malinga, who has played a staggering 122 IPL matches, has 170 wickets to his credit, the highest in the T20 league, with the best bowling figures of 5/13. The 37-year-old pacer, known for his toe-crushing yorkers, thanked the MI owners, the team management and the fans for supporting him in the 12 years that he was with the side. Malinga has already retired from Test and ODI cricket but he is yet to call it quits from T20 internationals.

Jan 21, 2021, 08:20 AM IST

IPL 2021: MI bid goodbye to Malinga, Samson to lead Royals after Smith's exit

Renowned for their failure to perform on the big stage, Royal Challengers Bangalore did some major reshuffle in their line-up. The franchise released ten players, which included South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris and Australia T20 captain Aaron Finch. Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals have traded Australian pacer Daniel Sams and Harshal Patel to RCB.   

Jan 20, 2021, 21:01 PM IST

In Pics: Top five stars who may have played last IPL before 2021 Retention Day

The mini-auction for the Indian Premier League's 14th edition in 2021 is set to take place on February 11. Ahead of the auction, the deadline for retaining players for the eight franchises is on January 20. Harbhajan Singh has already announced that Chennai Super Kings won't be retaining him for 2021 but could he have played his last IPL in 2019 too. Here's a list of players who we believe have played in their last IPL...

Jan 20, 2021, 14:30 PM IST

Chris Gayle, Lasith Malinga pull out of Lanka Premier League

Gayle had informed his LPL franchise Kandy Tuskers that he will be unable to fly to Sri Lanka due to an injury.

Nov 19, 2020, 16:54 PM IST

Indian Premier League 2020: 'World-class' Jasprit Bumrah has taken over reigns from Lasith Malinga, says Kieron Pollard

Bumrah has been on fire in IPL 2020, having already picked-up 15 wickets from 9 matches for Mumbai Indians. 

Oct 19, 2020, 16:14 PM IST

IPL 2020: Important for player replacing Lasith Malinga to not be under any pressure, says Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians had earlier said that Malinga wants to be with his family back home in Sri Lanka and thus won't play this year for the four-time champions.

Sep 17, 2020, 18:17 PM IST

A look at Purple Cap holders of last 12 IPL seasons: In Pics

With just a week left to the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL),let us take a look at the Purple Cap holders of the last 12 editions of the lucrative T20 tournament.

Sep 14, 2020, 19:36 PM IST

Lasith Malinga likely to miss start of IPL 2020 due to personal reasons

The 2020 edition of the IPL is slated to take place from September 19 to November 10 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Aug 21, 2020, 18:04 PM IST

On this day in 2019, Sri Lankan speedster Lasith Malinga bids adieu to ODI cricket

On this day last year, Sri Lankan pace spearhead Lasith Malinga had announced his retirement from One-Day International (ODI) cricket.

Jul 26, 2020, 17:27 PM IST

Cricket World Cup Rewind 2019: Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga helped Sri Lanka stun England

 Lasith Malinga proved to be tormentor-in-chief for Sri Lanka as he finished with figures of four for 43 to help his side bowl out England for 212 runs inside 47 overs.

Jun 21, 2020, 14:49 PM IST

This day, that year: When Sri Lanka pulled off their second-highest successful ODI run chase against India

Kusal Mendis was adjudged 'Man of the Match' for his 93-ball knock of 89 runs.

Jun 08, 2020, 09:56 AM IST

On this day in 2019, Nuwan Pradeep, Lasith Malinga guided Sri Lanka to DLS win over Afghanistan

Sharing the highlights of the game, the ICC also informed that Afghanistan's Mohammad Nabi returned with his ODI-best figures of 4/30 during that clash.

Jun 04, 2020, 14:57 PM IST

Sri Lanka suspends project to build new cricket stadium

A few days after proposal was made, the new project of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) of contructing a 40,000-capacity stadium in Colombo has been suspended.

May 22, 2020, 12:58 PM IST

Who has the best yorker in international cricket? ICC asks Twitterati

The ICC also posted a collage of four bowlers namely Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Sheldon Cottrell and Mitchell Starc along with the question.

Apr 20, 2020, 10:40 AM IST

Sri Lanka Cricket donates over Rs 1 crore towards coronavirus relief fund

Earlier, the SLC had announced the postponement of all domestic tournaments until further notice besides also asking its players to stay at home. 

Apr 11, 2020, 16:24 PM IST

India beat Sri Lanka by 78 runs in 3rd T20I, clinch series 2-0

India secured a massive 78-run victory over Sri Lanka in the third T20I here on Friday. With this win, India won the three-match T20I series by 2-0 as the first game was abandoned due to rain.

Jan 10, 2020, 22:59 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: As it happened

India once again produced an all-round performance to thrash Sri Lanka by 78 runs in the third and final T20I at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Friday and clinch the three-match series 2-0.

Jan 10, 2020, 18:19 PM IST

India eye T20I series win against Sri Lanka in Pune

After a thumping win in Indore, Team India will aim to wrap up the three-match series when they take on Sri Lanka in the final T20I at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Friday.

Jan 10, 2020, 16:03 PM IST