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Lasith Malinga Biography & Latest News

Lasith Malinga Biography

Separamadu Lasith Malinga is a Sri Lankan cricketer and present vice-captain of their T20 side. A specialist fast bowler, his trademark move is bowling with a rare round-arm action which is referred to as the, "Malinga Slinga". He is well known for his ability to take consecutive wickets: he is the first and only bowler in the world to have two World Cup hat-tricks, the first and only bowler to have taken three hat-tricks in ODIs and he is also the first, and currently the only, player to have taken four wickets in four consecutive balls in any form of international cricket. He made his Test debut on the July 1–3, 2004, at Darwin's Marrara Oval, taking 6 wickets in the match. He has developed into Sri Lanka's fastest Test bowler and a regular member of both their Test and One Day International sides. He announced his retirement from Test cricket on 22 April 2011 in order to prolong his career in One-Day and T20 cricket. Malinga debuted on July 11, 2004 when Sri Lanka played the United Arab Emirates at Dambulla. Since then he has become a regular member on the ODI squad. Malinga became a highlight during the 2007 Cricket World Cup, when on March 28, 2007, against South Africa he became the first ever player to take four wickets in four consecutive balls in international cricket. During the 2011 Cricket World Cup, Malinga took his second career hat-trick in Sri Lanka's match against Kenya. In August 2011, he managed yet another hat-trick, against Australia, to become the first man to take three hat-tricks in ODI cricket. Malinga plays for Indian Premier League (IPL) team Mumbai Indians. He won the Purple Cap award (most wickets) in the fourth season of Indian Premier League with 28 scalps in 16 matches. In the 2011 Champions League Twenty20, he was the highest wicket taker in the tournament and won the golden wicket for this performance and won the award for the player of the tournament.  

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IPL 2017 Final: 5 things that went wrong for Rising Pune Supergiant
IPL 2017 Final: 5 things that went wrong for Rising Pune Supergiant
MI stunned RPS who faltered chasing a paltry total thanks to a brilliant bowling performance by the former.
IPL 2017 Final: Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiant - Combined XI
IPL 2017 Final: Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiant - Combined XI
The Mumbai Indians take on the Rising Pune Supergiant in the final of the Indian Premier League 2017 in Hyderabad.
IPL 2017 Finals RPS vs MI: Mumbai Indians (MI) Today's probable playing 11 against Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS)
IPL 2017 Finals RPS vs MI: Mumbai Indians (MI) Today's probable playing 11 against Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS)
If Mumbai Indians win today, they will become the first side to win the IPL thrice.
Brad Hogg and Shaun Tait pick their all-time IPL XI
Brad Hogg and Shaun Tait pick their all-time IPL XI
As many as six players including de Villiers and Virat Kohli made it to the all-time IPL XI of both Hogg and Tait.
IPL 2017 Qualifier 2, MI vs KKR: Player Ratings
IPL 2017 Qualifier 2, MI vs KKR: Player Ratings
Mumbai Indians secured a comfortable victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in the second Qualifier.
IPL 2017, Qualifier 2, KKR vs MI: 5 reasons why Mumbai Indians can beat Kolkata Knight Riders
IPL 2017, Qualifier 2, KKR vs MI: 5 reasons why Mumbai Indians can beat Kolkata Knight Riders
Mumbai Indians take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the second qualifier match. Here are the five reasons why Mumbai can defeat Kolkata.
IPL 2017 Qualifier 2, MI vs KKR: Mumbai Indians (MI) Today's probable playing 11 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
IPL 2017 Qualifier 2, MI vs KKR: Mumbai Indians (MI) Today's probable playing 11 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Mumbai Indians' predicted playing XI for the knockout game against the Kolkata Knight Riders to be played in Bangalore.
IPL 2017, MI vs RPS: 5 things that went wrong for Mumbai Indians
IPL 2017, MI vs RPS: 5 things that went wrong for Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians have lost to Rising Pune Supergiant thrice in the tournament.
IPL 2017, Qualifier 1, MI vs RPS: Mumbai Indians' probable playing XI against Rising Pune Supergiant
IPL 2017, Qualifier 1, MI vs RPS: Mumbai Indians' probable playing XI against Rising Pune Supergiant
With the depth in strength that is the envy of many, the Mumbai Indians team management has a number of selection dilemmas to ponder upon.
IPL 2017: Ricky Ponting picks his all-time IPL XI
IPL 2017: Ricky Ponting picks his all-time IPL XI
MS Dhoni was named as the captain of the side.
IPL 2017, MI vs KXIP: 5 things that went wrong for Mumbai Indians
IPL 2017, MI vs KXIP: 5 things that went wrong for Mumbai Indians
MI's middle order fails to perform after a bright start to the run chase.
IPL 2017, MI vs KXIP: Player Ratings
IPL 2017, MI vs KXIP: Player Ratings
Kings XI Punjab overcame Mumbai Indians by seven runs in a nail-biter at the Wankhede.
IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians are clear favourites to win the tournament, feels Sanjay Bangar
IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians are clear favourites to win the tournament, feels Sanjay Bangar
Bangar explains why Rohit Sharma's team is at the top of the points table.
IPL 2017, MI vs KXIP: Mumbai Indians (MI) probable playing XI against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
IPL 2017, MI vs KXIP: Mumbai Indians (MI) probable playing XI against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
Mumbai Indians take on Kings XI Punjab in match no. 51 and here we predict their starting XI.
IPL 2017, SRH vs MI: 5 things that went wrong for Mumbai Indians
IPL 2017, SRH vs MI: 5 things that went wrong for Mumbai Indians
SRH gave MI a royal 7-wicket thrashing.
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