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Tag Archives: Lasith Malinga

Malinga one of the best in the world: Vaas

COLOMBO: Former Sri Lanka spearhead Chaminda Vaas praised fast bowler Lasith Malinga for always giving his best, whether for club or country. On Malinga’s selection for the World Cup, Vaas said: “There is no doubt that he (Malinga) is one of the best in the world and the best in ...

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Sri Lanka sack Malinga as World Cup captain

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka axed Lasith Malinga as captain for the upcoming World Cup, and announced Test skipper Dimuth Karunaratne was being brought in to lead the side. Chairman of selectors Asantha de Mel said they wanted “somebody who can get the team together” at the event in England and Wales. ...

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IPL: Malinga likely to play next two matches for Mumbai Indians

MUMBAI: Lasith Malinga is likely to be available for the next two IPL matches for Mumbai Indians after Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) softened its stance on the participation of the veteran pacer in a domestic ODI tournament. SLC had earlier announced that only those players would be eligible for selection ...

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Sri Lanka recalls Malinga for Asia Cup

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket selectors Saturday recalled fast bowler Lasith Malinga after an year in limbo and included him in a 16-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup tournament. The injury-prone 35-year-old had been largely ignored since his last ODI appearance in September last year against India in Colombo when ...

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It’s good to be on the field, a smile on my face: David Warner

TORONTO: Australia opener out for 1 on return to cricket, but is “excited” to be back playing, reported ICC.  David Warner’s return to cricket since the ball-tampering scandal lasted all of two balls as he was bowled by Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga for 1 in their Global T20 Canada match ...

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Malinga mulls retirement, says mentally done with cricket

ST MORITZ: Sri Lankan star bowler Lasith Malinga has hinted at possible retirement, saying that he is mentally done with international cricket now that his eventful IPL career is over. Malinga was on Wednesday appointed as bowling mentor of Mumbai Indians. The Sri Lankan has been the core of Mumbai ...

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Dhawan lead India to series-clinching ODI win over Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Opener Shikhar Dhawan’s blazing century and a decisive spell by their wrist spinners powered India to a series-clinching eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the third one-day international on Sunday. Chasing 216 for victory, India rode on a 135-run partnership between Dhawan (100 not out) and Shreyas Iyer (65) ...

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Malinga, Mathews not to play ODIs against Pakistan

DUBAI: Lasith Malinga has been omitted from Sri Lanka’s squad for the Pakistan One-day Internationals (ODIs), while Angelo Mathews is again unavailable through injury.Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said that Malinga was not considered due to his current form and in the context of Sri Lanka’s plans in view of the ...

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Sri Lanka players told to get fit or get out

COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan government warned the national cricket team to get fit in three months or get booted out. The ultimatum came after the squad was found to be unfit for the series against Zimbabwe. “No one has a satisfactory level of fitness, but I have made an exception ...

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