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Lasith Malinga

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast-Med

Did you know?

He is the only bowler to have taken four wickets in four balls.

WICKETS
101
AVERAGE
33.2

Lasith Malinga

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast-Med

Did you know?

He is the only bowler to have taken four wickets in four balls.

WICKETS
338
AVERAGE
28.9

Lasith Malinga

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast-Med

Did you know?

He is the only bowler to have taken four wickets in four balls.

WICKETS
106
AVERAGE
19.4

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast-Med

AGE
36
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Galle

COUNTRY

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
LOCAL CLUB

Galle Cricket Club

Bio

A fiery quick with a distinctive action, Lasith Malinga has been terrorising opposition batsmen since making his international debut in July 2004.

Prior to his national selection, Malinga had been building his reputation as a damaging fast bowler on the domestic circuit.

He went on to cement his place in the national side and the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup was a standout for Malinga who finished with 18 wickets including hauls of 3-10, 3-27 and 4-54.

He fared well in his second World Cup appearance in 2011, taking the second of his three ODI hat-tricks against Kenya during the tournament.

Malinga retired from Test matches in 2011 in order to prolong his limited-overs career and in August 2011 he became the first player to take three ODI hat-tricks.

 
MATCHES
30
DEBUT
2004
CAP NO
30
BEST BATTING
64
BEST BOWLING
5-50
Bowling
WICKETS
101
AVERAGE
33.2
ECONOMY
3.85
S/R
51.6
5W
3
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
275
INNINGS
37
NOT OUTS
13
AVERAGE
11.46
100s
0
50s
1
MATCHES
226
DEBUT
2004
CAP NO
105
BEST BATTING
56
BEST BOWLING
6-38
Bowling
WICKETS
338
AVERAGE
28.9
ECONOMY
5.36
S/R
32.4
5W
8
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
567
INNINGS
119
NOT OUTS
36
AVERAGE
6.83
100s
0
50s
1
MATCHES
79
DEBUT
2006
CAP NO
8
BEST BATTING
27
BEST BOWLING
5-6
Bowling
WICKETS
106
AVERAGE
19.4
ECONOMY
7.24
S/R
16.1
5W
2
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
128
INNINGS
30
NOT OUTS
12
AVERAGE
7.11
100s
0
50s
0

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