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Lasith Malinga Lasith Malinga Height: 1.73 m DOB: August 28, 1983

Inarguably one of the greatest limited-overs bowlers in his heydays, 'Slinga' Malinga is loved by many around the world not only for his achievements on the field but also off it. His rave hairstyles and slinging bowling action make for great entertainment whenever he is on the field. However, after increasing fitness issues and loss of form, he was dropped from the Lankan side a couple of years ago only to make a successful return in 2018 looking fitter and almost as menacing as he was when he took 4 wickets in 4 balls in the 2007 World Cup. The 2019 English summer could yet prove to be his ultimate swansong as he would be hoping to leave the game that he has loved the most on a high.

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VIDEOS

Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews among 10 Sri Lanka players opting out of Pakistan tour

Cricket Ki Baat | Sep 10, 2019, 08:46 PM IST

Senior cricketers like Lasith Malinga, Dimuth Karunaratne, Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal have decided to not tour Pakistan for the three-match T20I and ODI series.

Lasith Malinga takes 4 wickets in 4 successive deliveries, becomes first to 100 T20I wickets

Cricket Ki Baat | Sep 07, 2019, 09:09 PM IST

Sri Lankan captain Lasith Malinga enjoyed a record-breaking night against New Zealand, as he took his fifth career hat-trick, and his second in T20Is.

Exclusive | Malinga has proved that he is going to be a threat in Asia Cup: Chetan Sharma

Cricket Ki Baat | Sep 15, 2018, 09:31 PM IST


IndiaTV cricket expert and former India cricketer Chetan Sharma praised the superlative bowling effort of Sri Lankan spearhead Lasith Malinga in the first match against Bangladesh. The analyst also said on 'Cricket ki Baat' show that the extremely hot conditions are going to be a real challenge for all the teams.