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Lasith Malinga

St Lucia Stars ousted from Caribbean Premier League

The CPL has terminated the participation agreement between itself and Royal Sports Club LLC (the entity that operates St Lucia franchise). 

Aug 11, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

Sri Lanka felicitate Nuwan Kulasekara for his contribution towards cricket

The 37-year-old Kulasekara has 199 scalps in 184 ODI matches. He has featured in 58 T20Is and bagged 66 wickets. Kulasekara made his ODI debut against England in 2003.

Aug 01, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah pays tribute to 'match-winner' Lasith Malinga

With his three-wicket haul against Bangladesh, Malinga has also dethroned former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble from the ninth-place on the list of all-time highest wicket-takers. 

Jul 27, 2019, 18:25 PM IST

Lasith Malinga bids adieu to ODIs with wicket off his last ball

Malinga removed Mustafizur Rahman (18) on the penultimate ball of his spell to eventually finish with brilliant figures of three for 38 in his farewell game.

Jul 27, 2019, 11:39 AM IST

You have to be match-winners: Lasith Malinga urges young Sri Lankan bowlers

Malinga, who opted to bow out in front of the home crowd, further stressed that it was the right time to move on from the ODIs as Sri Lanka prepare to rebuild for the next ICC World Cup in 2023.

Jul 27, 2019, 10:13 AM IST

ICC ODI Rankings: Chance for seventh-placed Bangladesh to extend lead over Sri Lanka

Seventh-placed Bangladesh will have a chance to extend their lead over Sri Lanka in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s ODI Player Rankings when the two sides lock horns in their first ODI series after the recently-concluded 2019 World Cup from July 27 at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. 

Jul 24, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

Lasith Malinga to bid adieu to ODIs after first Bangladesh match

The 35-year-old, who retired from Test cricket in 2011 after battling a nagging knee injury, had announced in March that he would end his T20I career after the ICC T20 World Cup in 2020.


Jul 23, 2019, 08:33 AM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Lasith Malinga masterclass revives Sri Lanka’s World Cup dream

In the white-hot heat of a must-win ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup game – against the tournament hosts and world’s No.1 side no less – the great man remained predictably ice cold.

Jun 22, 2019, 13:07 PM IST

Lasith Malinga: Man of the Match in England vs Sri Lanka ICC World Cup clash

Malinga was adjudged as the man of the match after he picked four wickets, conceding just 43 runs while defending a moderate total of 233, with the hosts bowled out for 212 runs in 47 overs.

Jun 21, 2019, 23:49 PM IST

World Cup 2019: Highest run scorers and wicket-takers' list after England vs Sri Lanka clash

Angelo Mathews smashed an unbeaten knock of 85 before Lasith Malinga scalped a four-wicket haul to help Sri Lanka snatch an unexpected 20-run win over hosts England in their sixth match of the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup at the Headingley Carnegie in Leeds on Friday. 

Jun 21, 2019, 23:44 PM IST

Lasith Malinga's heroics help Sri Lanka stun England by 20 runs in ICC World Cup 2019

Malinga (4/43) became the fourth bowler to pick 50-plus wickets in World Cup history as Dhananjaya de Silva (3/32) and Isuru Udana (2/41) played the support cast role brilliantly.

Jun 21, 2019, 23:24 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: England vs Sri Lanka- Statistical Highlights

Sri Lanka recorded their second win in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after defeating England by 20 runs in match 27 of the tournament. 

Jun 21, 2019, 23:12 PM IST

World Cup 2019: Bereaved Lasith Malinga to leave for home after Bangladesh match, to return for Australia game

Malinga is seen crucial to his team's chances at the World Cup, bringing along a wealth of experience. 

Jun 11, 2019, 18:14 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Unpredictable Pakistan face Sri Lankan challenge

Both the teams, who were outplayed in their opening games, won their second games and made sure their fans don't lose hope. 

Jun 07, 2019, 00:50 AM IST

ICC World Cup 2019 match against Afghanistan a must-win one for Sri Lanka: Lasith Malinga

Both Sri Lanka and Afghanistan suffered defeats in their tournament openers and will square off against each other here on Tuesday.

Jun 04, 2019, 08:00 AM IST

Lasith Malinga backs bowlers to emerge as match-winners in ICC World Cup 2019

Malinga has put his faith in bowlers at a time when batsmen are literally dominating the game and scores of 300+ have now become normal in nearly every game. 

May 28, 2019, 06:29 AM IST

Milestones beckons for Lasith Malinga in 2019 ICC World Cup swansong

Malinga, who turns 36 in August, is on the cusp of breaking into the all-time top-10 one-day international wicket-takers.

May 27, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

IPL 2019: Rohit Sharma hits first fifty of season as clinical Mumbai Indians thump Chennai Super Kings by 46 runs

Rohit Sharma top-scored with 67 runs from 48 balls with the help of six fours and three sixes to help MI post 155 for four on a slow and turning Chepauk surface after being sent into bat.

Apr 27, 2019, 00:09 AM IST

10 wickets for 2 teams: Lasith Malinga juggles IPL and domestic cricket in 12 hours

Malinga helped Mumbai Indians win against Chennai Super Kings in an IPL clash on Wednesday night in Mumbai, returning figures of 3/34.

Apr 05, 2019, 15:37 PM IST

Umpiring howlers due to lack of system: BCCI official

Umpire S. Ravi missed a clear no-ball from Lasith Malinga off the game`s last ball during IPL clash between Mumbai and Bangalore.

Mar 29, 2019, 16:24 PM IST