Sri Lanka’s 2014 T20 World Cup-winning captain Lasith Malinga introduced his retirement from all types of cricket on Tuesday.
“At this time is a really special occasion for me, I need to thank every and everybody who has supported me and blessed me all through my T20 profession,” stated Malinga on his official YouTube channel.
“Whereas Taking part in with you all, I bought many experiences all through my cricketing harm. And I’ll share it [experience] with younger cricketers sooner or later,” he added.
Malinga additionally thanked crew members and officers of Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC), Mumbai Indians, Melbourne Stars, Kent Cricket, Rangpur Riders, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Maratha Arabians, and Montreal Tigers.
The star speedster performed for five-time champions Mumbai Indians within the Indian Premier League (IPL) and is probably the most profitable bowler within the cash-rich league.
Malinga holds the document for taking probably the most wickets within the historical past of IPL. He performed 122 matches within the IPL and picked 170 wickets. His greatest bowing figures in IPL are of 5 wickets for 13 runs.
Lasith Malinga broadcasts his retirement from cricket. Has 5 hat-tricks in worldwide cricket. Has taken 4 wickets off 4 consecutive balls twice in worldwide cricket. Was captain when SL received T20 WC in 2014. He is the best wicket-taker within the IPL
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) September 14, 2021
Notably, in January, Lasith Malinga had retired from franchise cricket. The Sri Lankan speedster, then knowledgeable his choice to the Mumbai Indians administration, making himself unavailable for the champion aspect’s retention want record.
Malinga made his Check debut in opposition to Australia in July 2004. 16 days after his Check debut, Malinga performed his first match in ODI cricket.
Recognized for his toe-crushing yorkers, Malinga has taken 4 wickets off 4 consecutive balls twice in worldwide cricket.
Malinga, who completed with 107 wickets within the shortest format, made his T20I debut in opposition to England in June 2006.