Lasith Malinga

Controversial Malinga falls ill

Sri Lanka's controversial fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been diagnosed with a viral influenza and will sit out the second one-day international against Zimbabwe on Sunday, the cricket board says.

January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018

Malinga remains unsold in IPL

Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga, one of IPL's best performers over the years, remains unsold at the end of the IPL auctions.

July 1, 2017
July 1, 2017

Controversial Malinga falls ill

Sri Lanka's controversial fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been diagnosed with a viral influenza and will sit out the second one-day international against Zimbabwe on Sunday, the cricket board says.

June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017

Malinga gets one-year ban for media comments

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga receive a one-year ban after pleading guilty to comments he made to the media in breach of his contract.

May 28, 2017
May 28, 2017

Sri Lanka hope for Malinga magic at CT

Sri Lanka turn to old warhorse Lasith Malinga to put fight into their Champions Trophy campaign and reverse their decline in the one-day game.

April 24, 2017
April 24, 2017

Mathews, Malinga back for Sri Lanka's Champions Trophy bid

A fit-again Angelo Mathews will lead Sri Lanka in June's Champions Trophy in England and Wales, the cricket board announced on Monday, unveiling a 15-member squad which also includes maverick paceman Lasith Malinga.

February 10, 2017
February 10, 2017

Malinga recalled

Sri Lanka on Thursday recalled veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga to the squad for a series of T20Is in Australia this month after his recovery from a long-running knee problem.

January 11, 2017
January 11, 2017

Malinga out with dengue

Sri Lanka paceman Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of the Twenty20 and One Day series against South Africa as he has yet to fully recover from a bout of dengue fever, officials said on Tuesday.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Malinga's knee issue a 'substantial injury'

Sri Lanka Cricket's doctors have confirmed a "substantial injury" to Lasith Malinga's left knee, after the bowler was ruled out of both the World T20 and the ongoing IPL. The SLC medical team has not advised surgery, but said the injury requires rest and periodic reassessment.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Knee injury rules Malinga out of IPL

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga is ruled out of the IPL, after Mumbai Indians' medical team deemed him unfit for at least another four months.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Malinga steps down as captain, Mathews to lead

Defending champions Sri Lanka announced Lasith Malinga was stepping down as captain of their World T20 side Tuesday and Angelo Mathews would instead skipper the team in the tournament in India.