Sri Lanka’s star pacer Lasith Malinga has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. He made the announcement on Tuesday. Malinga had retired before the Tests and ODIs.
“The experience I have gained in the last 17 years will no longer be needed on the field as I am retiring from T20I cricket to retire from all forms of cricket,” Malinga said in a video on his YouTube channel. I have decided to take it. ” My boots will relax but my love for the game will not calm down. ‘ Malinga last played in an international match in 2020. Malinga played his last international Twenty20 match on March 6, 2020 against the West Indies. Malinga has played for the Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians, and is one of the league’s most successful bowlers.
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Malinga holds the record for most wickets in a tournament. Malinga has taken 170 wickets in 122 matches. His best performance is taking five wickets for 13 runs. However, Malinga has not been included in the 15-member squad that Sri Lanka has selected for this year’s Twenty20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. This time, the Sri Lankan selectors have named Dasun Shanaka as the captain of the team. Malinga has taken 107 wickets in 83 Twenty20 matches. Malinga’s best performance was 5 for 6.
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