Separamadu Lasith Malinga
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August 28, 1983
Right-arm fast Bowler
Sri Lanka, Galle, Nondescripts, Mumbai Indians, Basnahira, Ruhana Royals, Melbourne Stars, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Southern Express, Rangpur Riders, Khulna Titans
Lasith Malinga is an International Sri Lankan cricketer, who plays for the national cricket team of Sri Lanka since 2004. He has played for all formats of the game but currently appears only in limited overs cricket. He represents the Galle squad in domestic cricket and captains the current T20I Sri Lanka team at presents. He is an immensely talented blower, who can bowl as a right-arm fast and considered one of the best bowlers in this world in limited over format.
Malinga has started his cricket career from at a young age by playing with his friends on the sandbank near his locality. His raw talent soon drove him into the professional circle of cricket through the domestic circuit. After playing a few successful matches in domestic field, he got a chance to represent the national Sri Lankan team in 2004 through an ODI match. After this, Malinga made his debut in the rest two formats of the game progressively and gradually became a truly dependable player of the national team over the years.
Lasith Malinga is mostly recalled for his distinctive round-arm sling action during bowling. The unorthodox action and dipping slower ball Yorker style of his bowling have made him a threat to the new-age batsman in world cricket. According to many former cricketers, Malinga is the best thing that has ever happened to the Sri Lankan Cricket.
(as Compiled by Madhushree Das Ghosh)
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Debut Test Match: at Marrara Cricket Ground Stadium Vs Australia on 1st of July in 2004
Last Test Match: at P. Sara Oval Stadium Vs India on 3rd of August in 2010
Debut ODI Match: at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium Vs the United Arab Emirates on 17th of July in 2004
Last ODI: at Newlands Stadium Vs South Africa on 16th of March in 2019
Debut T20I Match: at The Rose Bowl Stadium Vs England on 15th of June in 2006
Last T20I Match: at The Wanderers Stadium Vs Pakistan on 24th of March in 2019
Debut IPL Match: at Newlands Stadium Vs Chennai on 18th of April in 2009
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