Lasith Malinga signs off international cricket

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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s pacer Lasith Malinga has retired from T20Is, marking his retirement from all three formats of the game now. 

In a video message on his official Youtube channel, Malinga thanked his fans and supporters for making his career wonderful.

“The experience that I have gained through the past 17 years will no longer be needed in the field since I have decided to retire from T20I Cricket marking my retirement from all formats of cricket,” he said.

“But I will be continuously supporting the younger generations who thrives to uplift the spirit of the game and I will always be there with all who love the game,” he added.

He has taken five hat-tricks in international cricket. He has also taken 4 wickets off 4 consecutive balls twice in international cricket.

Malinga was one of the best pacers for Sri Lanka in white-ball format. His unique bowling action always remained the centre of attraction in the world’s cricket. He represented Sri Lanka in 84 T20Is from 2006 to 2020.

He has taken five hat-tricks in international cricket. He has also taken 4 wickets off 4 consecutive balls twice in international cricket.

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