Lasith Malinga Announce Retirement ended his cricket career, announced retirement on Tuesday
New Delhi. Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga has said goodbye to cricket. Malinga announced his retirement on social media on Tuesday. Malinga, who has already said goodbye to international cricket, will no longer play league cricket. Malinga tweeted and said, 'I am now saying goodbye to every format of cricket. Thanks to those who supported me in my journey. Now I will share my experiences with young cricketers in the years to come. Meaning Malinga is soon going to come in the role of coaching. Let us tell you that Malinga has been away from T20 cricket since last year. He had also withdrawn his name from IPL 2020 and Mumbai Indians had informed that Malinga has now made up his mind to say goodbye to the game.
Let us tell you that Malinga (Lasith Malinga Records) is one of the most successful bowlers of T20. His T20 career was unmatched. Malinga has been a part of 29 teams from around the world. He was an important member of Mumbai Indians in IPL. This legendary fast bowler took 390 wickets in 295 T20 matches. Malinga's economy rate was just 7.07 and this veteran managed to take five wickets in five matches, and four wickets in 10 matches.
Malinga's magic, amazing performance in T20
Amazing figures of Lasith Malinga
Let us tell you that Lasith Malinga achieved many milestones in his cricket career. Malinga took hat-tricks five times in international cricket, while he has done the feat of taking 4 consecutive wickets twice. Malinga is the first bowler to take 100 wickets in T20 International cricket and he is the only bowler to take three hat-tricks in ODI cricket. Also with the bat, Malinga had shown amazing in 2010.
Malinga shared a 132-run partnership for the 9th wicket with Angelo Mathews, which is still a world record.
Malinga retires, thanks to fans and teams
Malinga is also the highest bowler with 170 wickets in IPL. However, Amit Mishra is just 5 wickets away from breaking his record. Malinga was known for his superb yorker and has been instrumental in the success of Jasprit Bumrah. Soon Malinga will be seen in the role of coach.