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Famous cricket players of Sri Lankan cricket team: Lasith Malinga

by on March 5, 2011
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 Famous cricket players of Sri Lankan cricket team: Lasith Malinga

  • Lasith Malinga is a Sri Lankan bowler who is considered the most lethal limited-overs bowler.
  • Lasith Malinga along with his accurate round-arm action has a bag of shock tactics for the opponent team as he excels in pinpoint Yorker, quick and slow bouncers and slow balls almost camouflaging the opponent team.
  • He made his ODI debut against United Arab Emirates cricket team on July 17, 2004.
  • Malinga played 177 ODI matches in the span of 2004-2014. He took 270 wickets with an economy rate of 5.21 and average of 27.21. The best bowling figures for Malinga are 6/38 against Kenyan cricket team.
  • Lasith Malinga of Sri Lankan cricket team made his test debut on July 1, 2004.
  • So far, Malinga has played 30 test cricket matches in which he took 101 wickets with 5/50 against Indian cricket team is his best test cricket performance.

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