Malinga, who has played 122 matches in the IPL, has taken 170 wickets, which is the most wickets by a bowler in this breathtaking league.
- Know how his career has been
- written emotional post
Lasith Malinga Retirement: New Delhi: Sri Lanka’s star fast bowler Lasith Malinga, who has taken the highest wicket-taker in T20 Internationals, has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Tuesday. Let us tell you that Malinga had already retired before the Test and One-Day. Malinga announced his retirement from cricket through a message on his social media account.
- Announced by sharing video
He posted a video on his YouTube channel, showing the wickets he has taken in T20 International cricket. He wrote in the caption of this video, my love for the game will never diminish. Malinga said, ‘The experience I have gained in the last 17 years is no longer needed on the field as I have decided to retire from all forms of cricket.
- Has taken hat-trick 5 times
But I will continue to support and guide the younger generation who are striving to rise up in this sport and I will always be with all those who love sports. Malinga, who took a hat-trick five times in international cricket, is the highest wicket-taker in T20 International cricket. He has taken 107 wickets in this format.
- Amazing show in IPL too
Malinga, who has played 122 matches in the IPL, has taken 170 wickets, which is the most wickets by a bowler in this breathtaking league. His best performance in this has been taking five wickets for 13 runs. Last year, he expressed his desire to play the T20 World Cup for Sri Lanka which was to be held in October-November 2020, but later the tournament was postponed due to Corona virus.
- Wasn’t included in the World Cup squad
Malinga was also not included in the 15-man squad that Sri Lanka selected for the T20 World Cup to be held in UAE and Oman this year. Silva was given the vice-captaincy. Let us tell you that Malinga won the T20 World Cup for the first time in 2014 on the basis of his bowling and captaincy.