Lasith Malinga

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

India thrash Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in Indore T20I, take 1-0 lead

The win saw India take 1-0 lead in the three-match series. 

Jan 07, 2020, 18:20 PM IST

1st T20I, India vs Sri Lanka: Match abandoned due to rain

The first T20I between India and Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain at Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati, Assam on Sunday. 

Jan 05, 2020, 18:23 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka: Head-to-Head record in T20Is

India's last bilateral series against Sri Lanka came in December 2017, when the Men in Blue went on to complete three-match T20I series sweep. 

Jan 04, 2020, 13:26 PM IST

Sri Lanka's upcoming tour of Pakistan will go ahead as planned: ICC

Hours after naming second string squads for their proposed tour, Sri Lanka Cricket had said in a statement that they need to "reassess" their plan after receiving a warning from the Prime Minister's Office about a possible terror threat to the team.

Sep 19, 2019, 19:42 PM IST

Shoaib Akhtar 'disappointed' over Sri Lanka players opting out of Pakistan tour

The series is slated to commence from September 27 when Pakistan will face Sri Lanka for the first ODI. 

Sep 11, 2019, 21:39 PM IST

Dimuth Karunaratne, Angelo Mathews among 10 Sri Lankan players to opt out of Pakistan tour over security concerns

Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne and experienced players Lasith Malinga and Angelo Mathews are among the top ten players who have chosen to opt out of his side's upcoming tour to Pakistan citing security concerns. 

Sep 10, 2019, 07:39 AM IST

Lasith Malinga, Mitchell Santner make impressive gains in ICC T20I rankings

Malinga’s five-wicket haul in the final match helped him finish with seven wickets in the series and advance from 41st to 21st position.

Sep 07, 2019, 14:32 PM IST

Lasith Malinga surpasses Wasim Akram, becomes first bowler to take five hat-tricks in international cricket

Malinga, 36, picked up the wickets of Colin Munro, Hamish Rutherford, Colin de Grandhomme and Ross Taylor in the third over to become the only bowler to have taken two hat-tricks in T20I cricket.

Sep 06, 2019, 22:38 PM IST

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor likely to play in 3rd T20I against Sri Lanka

Opening batsman Martin Guptill has been ruled out of the third T20I due to a strain in his stomach, which didn`t allow him to bat in the second T20I match.

Sep 04, 2019, 20:46 PM IST

Losing doesn't matter as long as team shows character, says Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka, which had set a target of 162 runs, lost to New Zealand by four wickets on Tuesday.

Sep 04, 2019, 18:29 PM IST

Sri Lanka fined for maintaining slow over-rate in 1st New Zealand T20I

Following the match, Malinga pleaded guilty to the offence and accepted the proposed sanction.

Sep 03, 2019, 07:09 AM IST

Lasith Malinga surpasses Shahid Afridi to become highest wicket-taker in T20Is

Malinga achieved the feat in Sri Lanka`s first T20I match of the three-match series against New Zealand.

Sep 01, 2019, 23:01 PM IST

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