Lasith Malinga is a Sri Lankan cricketer who will play for Mumbai Indians (MI) in Vivo IPL 2017. Please find below Profile, Bio of Lasith Malinga.
Player Name : Lasith Malinga
Nickname : Slinga, Maali , Malinga the Slinger
Role : Bowler
Bats : Right-handed
Bowls : Right-arm fast
Nationality : Sri Lankan
IPL Team : Mumbai Indians (MI)
Jersey Number : N/A
Lasith Malinga Profile :
Born on 28th August 1983, Lasith Malinga is a Sri Lankan cricketer and present vice-captain of their T20 side. He also plays in the Indian Premiere League.
He is a specialist fast bowler with a rare round-arm action. His slingy round-arm action can be tough to read. His pace, his ability to generate bounce and his reverse swing render opposition batsmen clueless at times.
He also holds the record for the most bowled dismissals in Twenty20 cricket.
Since the inception of the Indian Premiere League in 2008 he has been associated with the Mumbai Indians IPL team.
After missing IPL 2008 due to a knee injury, he has played in all seasons of IPL.
He won the Purple Cap (awarded to the leading wicket-taker in the league stage of every season) in IPL 2011.
In the seven IPL seasons played so far, he pas played in 98 matches taking 143 wickets at an average of 17.80.
He was retained by the team for IPL 2016 but missed the entire season due to injury.
Malinga has been retained by the team for IPL 2017.
Fans of Mumbai Indians would be waiting to see Lasith Malinga LIVE in action one again playing for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2017.