Separamadu Lasith Malinga

Separamadu Lasith Malinga

Separamadu Lasith Malinga was born in born 28 August 1983. is a Sri Lankan cricketer and World T20 winning captain.Malinga is the best bowlers in the current world.His ability to take consecutive wickets is amazing.He has two world cup Hat Tricks and done three Hat Tricks also in ODIs already. On 22 April 2011, he announced his retirement fromTest cricket.  He bowls around a speed of 140 km/h. This is regarded as the  4th fastest speed amongst active bowlers  in the world today.He is a clever bowler of  bowl yorkers and slower bowls and a  wicket taker in every match. Rarely a match Malinga played in which he didn’t take a wicket.

Early Years

He became the captain of Sirilanka cricket team  2014 ICC World Twenty20. ga had his primary education at Vidyathilake Vidyalaya in Thiranagama.  After passing the grade 5 Scholarship Examination in 1993A short-lived attempt to make Malinga’s action more upright led to much reduced pace and failing accuracy..

He attended  Mahinda College, Galle, Vidyaloka College,His school was near to his villageHe incidently started his cricket career and the rest of history.

Sir Viv Richards admired Lasith Malinga’s impressive bowling in the ODIs. He made his Test debut on the July 1–3, 2004,He was the He developed into Sri Lanka’s fastest Test bowler.His bowling speed is between 140 and 150 km/h. he had riped the Newzealand top order. He played ODIs debuted on July 11, 2004 .

Malinga became a highlight during the 2007 Cricket World Cup. In August 2011, he managed yet another hat-trick, against Australia. That made him the first bowler to make the three hat trics in the game.

T20 Cricket

In the 2011 Champions League Twenty20, he was the highest wicket taker in the tournament. Malinga was named as the vice-captain of the Sri Lankan Twenty20. He became captain of Sri Lankan Cricket Team in 2014 ICC World Twenty20

He was under the controversy of controversial bowling action.His bowling was improved by his captain and his coach. He learned to play cricket with Tennis ball in his early years and still loves to enjoy his tennis ball. Adam Gilchrist was a great admirer of Lasith. He faced him many times in his career but always fearful infornt of him.<alinga had the habit of finishing the opponent’s innings in a flash by taking the wickets quickly near the lower order. He was favorite bowler to bowl in the end of the innings and very useful for breaking the neck of the opposition.


  • Lasith Malinga and Angelo Mathews hold the highest run partnership for the 9th wicket in an ODI: 132 runs. He is the only bowler with two World Cuphat tricks. Best Twenty20 figures in Australian domestic and 2nd in the world. Only bowler in cricketing history to take four wickets in four consecutive balls.
  • Lasith made also only the fifth hat-trick in World Cup history,.


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