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Tim Southee(Twitter)

Tim Southee becomes second-highest wicket-taker in T20Is

PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 08:27 PM IST
Sri Lanka legend Lasith Malinga is still the leading wicket-taker in the shortest format of the game with 107 scalps under his belt.
Mumbai Indians celebrate Lasith Malinga after the fast bowler bowled a fantastic over in the IPL 2019 final. (Mumbai Indians/Twitter)
Mumbai Indians celebrate Lasith Malinga after the fast bowler bowled a fantastic over in the IPL 2019 final. (Mumbai Indians/Twitter)

Lasith Malinga retires from franchise cricket

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 12:03 AM IST
  • The development comes hours after MI released Malinga from their squad, with the franchise owner Aakash Ambani confirming the news.
Lasitha Malinga of Sri Lanka.(Getty Images)
Lasitha Malinga of Sri Lanka.(Getty Images)

Gayle, Malinga pull out of LPL; Bopara too withdraws

Colombo | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 04:23 PM IST
Malinga, Sri Lanka’s T20 skipper, who was supposed to lead the Galle Gladiators, said he didn’t have any training since March and it would be tough for him to play a high-level tournament without any practice.
File image of former India quick Munaf Patel(Getty Images)
File image of former India quick Munaf Patel(Getty Images)

Munaf Patel joins Kandy Tuskers in LPL, Malinga unsure

Colombo | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 11:17 AM IST
Patel, who was a part of India’s 2011 World Cup-winning team, will pair up with former India teammate Irfan Pathan in the tournament.
The Lanka Premier League will be played from November 21 to December 13(Media Release)
The Lanka Premier League will be played from November 21 to December 13(Media Release)

Lanka Premier League Draft: Kandy pick Gayle, Malinga joins Galle, Russell goes to Colombo

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 08:37 PM IST
Mathews, du Plessis and Russel are some of the top names picked by the Colombo Kings in the Lanka Premier League Player’s Draft on Monday.
IPL2020: Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jaywardene and captain Rohit Sharma(Twitter)
IPL2020: Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jaywardene and captain Rohit Sharma(Twitter)

IPL 2020: ‘Rohit Sharma put his hand up’ - Mahela Jaywardena reveals how Lasith Malinga’s replacement was selected in Mumbai Indians squad

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 06:00 PM IST
IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardena revealed that it was MI captain Rohit Sharma who insisted on taking James Pattinson as Lasith Malinga’s replacement for the ongoing edition of Indian Premier League.
Sunil Narine of Kolkata Knight Riders celebrates wicket of AB De Villiers of Royal Challengers Bangalore.(Sportzpics - IPL)
Sunil Narine of Kolkata Knight Riders celebrates wicket of AB De Villiers of Royal Challengers Bangalore.(Sportzpics - IPL)

Are Sunil Narine, AB de Villiers & Malinga IPL’s best ever performers?

New Delhi | By Somshuvra Laha
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 08:29 AM IST
Six of the 12 MVPs were chosen because of all-round performance. Only three players—Shane Watson, Sunil Narine and Andre Russell—have had the honour twice.
IPL 2020: Hardik Pandya goes big in the nets.(Mumbai Indians/Twitter)
IPL 2020: Hardik Pandya goes big in the nets.(Mumbai Indians/Twitter)

IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians Predicted XI - All eyes on Rohit the opener, Pandya and Pollard the finishers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 01:23 PM IST
IPL 2020: In Malinga’s absence, how will MI find the perfect balance? Let’s find out by predicting MI’s Playing XI for the first match.
Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2019.(PTI)
Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2019.(PTI)

MI vs CSK: A battle royale to start the proceedings

MUMBAI | By Rajesh Pansare
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 08:07 AM IST
That final on May 12 in Hyderabad is among the many potboilers that CSK and MI have dished out over the years in the Indian Premier League (IPL). As the 2020 edition finally gets going in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, five months after it was originally scheduled due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Mumbai Indians (MI) bowler Lasith Malinga celebrating after win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Indian Premier League 2019.(PTI)
Mumbai Indians (MI) bowler Lasith Malinga celebrating after win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Indian Premier League 2019.(PTI)

‘He can fill those shoes,’ Brett Lee names player who could replace Lasith Malinga in IPL 2020

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 08:14 AM IST
IPL 2020: Malinga’s ability in the death overs would be dearly missed. He bowled the last over in the final of IPL 2020 and managed to defend nine runs as MI won their 4th title. The 37-year-old is also IPL’s highest wicket-taker with 170 scalps to his credit.
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma (R) celebrates with Lasith Malinga(AFP)
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma (R) celebrates with Lasith Malinga(AFP)

Rohit Sharma names three Mumbai Indians bowlers who can replace ‘incomparable’ Lasith Malinga in IPL 2020

New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 05:12 PM IST
Lasith Malinga, who is IPL’s highest wicket-taker with 170 scalps to his credit, has pulled out citing personal reasons in a major blow to the four-time champions. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma said he will missed during IPL 2020 but he hopes three bowlers in the MI squad can stand up in the Sri Lankan legend’s absence.
Delhi Capitals spinner Amit Mishra(Special arrangement)
Delhi Capitals spinner Amit Mishra(Special arrangement)

IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals spinner Amit Mishra has his say on UAE pitches

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 04:41 PM IST
Amit Mishra, who has taken 157 wickets - the second-most behind Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga - in 147 IPL games, said only time will tell how the pitches in UAE actually behave during IPL 2020.
Trent Boult in practice.(@mipaltan)
Trent Boult in practice.(@mipaltan)

IPL 2020: Trent Boult explains the biggest challenge of playing IPL in UAE

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 02:08 PM IST
In Malinga’s absence, Mumbai Indians would hope Trent Boult rises to the challenge and leads the pace attack along with Jasprit Bumrah. Boult recently talked to MI TV and talked about his association with the franchise.
Chennai Super Kings cricketer Harbhajan Singh (R), Suresh Raina (C), both of whom have pulled out of IPL 2020 celebrate with Ambati Rayudu (L)(AFP)
Chennai Super Kings cricketer Harbhajan Singh (R), Suresh Raina (C), both of whom have pulled out of IPL 2020 celebrate with Ambati Rayudu (L)(AFP)

Full list of cricketers who have pulled out of IPL 2020 and their replacements

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 08:01 PM IST
IPL 2020 is set to begin on September 19. A fortnight before the tournament starts, here is a look at the full list of cricketers who have pulled out of the tournament and their replacements.
File image of Lasith Malinga.(IPL)
File image of Lasith Malinga.(IPL)

IPL’s most successful bowler, Lasith Malinga, to miss 2020 season; Mumbai Indians name replacement

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 06:39 PM IST
IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians announced Australian speedster James Pattinson as Malinga’s replacement for the upcoming season.
Lasith Malinga is the leading wicket-taker of the IPL.(Getty Images)
Lasith Malinga is the leading wicket-taker of the IPL.(Getty Images)

IPL 2020: Lasith Malinga likely to miss first few games for Mumbai Indians

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 12:16 AM IST
As per reports, Malinga is planning on staying back in Sri Lanka to be with his ill father, who may require surgery in the coming weeks.
File image of Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah and Mitchell Starc.(Getty Images/File/HT Collage)
File image of Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah and Mitchell Starc.(Getty Images/File/HT Collage)

Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah or Mitchell Starc? Aakash Chopra names his pick to bowl Super Over

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 12:20 PM IST
In the latest video uploaded on his Youtube channel, former India cricketer Aakash Chopra explained which bowler he would prefer to use in the Super Over.
File image of Lasith Malinga celebrating.(IPL)
File image of Lasith Malinga celebrating.(IPL)

‘We could have won that game easily’: CSK’s Imran Tahir recalls ‘heartbreaking’ loss to MI in IPL 2019 final

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 04:11 PM IST
In reply, Shane Watson scored 80 runs in 59 balls but the rest of the CSK batting line-up struggled. A sensational final over from Lasith Malinga saw CSK getting straned at 148/7 in 20 overs and lost the match, and the title by 1 run.
Rohit Sharma captain of the Mumbai Indians and Virat Kohli captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore during the toss of a match.(Vipin Pawar / IPL/ SPORTZPICS)
Rohit Sharma captain of the Mumbai Indians and Virat Kohli captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore during the toss of a match.(Vipin Pawar / IPL/ SPORTZPICS)

‘They are going to be champions,’ Brad Hogg picks his favourites for the IPL 2020 title

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 07:20 AM IST
Brad Hogg said that he could see India all-rounder Hardik Pandya becoming the ‘man of the tournament’ this year. He explains the factors that will motivate Pandya.
File image of AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle and MS Dhoni.(HT Collage)
File image of AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle and MS Dhoni.(HT Collage)

MS Dhoni, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle: What T20 World Cup postponement means for these veterans

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 07:56 AM IST
The World cup T20 postponement is likely to change plans for the likes of MS Dhoni, Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Dwayne Bravo, Lasith Malinga and Dale Steyn.

No Chris Gayle, Lasith Malinga; MS Dhoni to lead Mike Hussey’s IPL XI he would not like to face

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 08:11 PM IST
Hussey, who has been a stalwart for Mumbai Indians and one of the most reliable batsmen for CSK later on, has formed an IPL XI, keeping the four foreigners cap in mind that the Australian said he would not like to face.
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Malinga might have to change run-up routine: Sachin Tendulkar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 01:23 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar took to twitter to suggest Lasith Malinga of giving a rethink to his routine of kissing the ball at the top of his run-up.
Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga in action.(Action Images via Reuters)
Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga in action.(Action Images via Reuters)

No Lasith Malinga in Sri Lanka’s second residential camp in Kandy

Colombo | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 06:43 PM IST
A six-member unit of coaches and other support staff will work with the players during the camp at the Pallekele stadium.
India's Jasprit Bumrah (C) celebrates with India's captain Virat Kohli (L)(AFP)
India's Jasprit Bumrah (C) celebrates with India's captain Virat Kohli (L)(AFP)

Jasprit Bumrah names ‘the best yorker bowler in the world’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Aritra Mukherjee
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 01:18 PM IST
Bumrah, who debut for Mumbai Indians in 2013, has played seven IPL seasons with Malinga, who is one of the few players who has played in every season of IPL and that too representing only one franchise
File image of David Warner.(IPL)
File image of David Warner.(IPL)

David Warner reveals his all-time India-Australia IPL XI: Yuvraj, Watson miss out

New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 11:24 PM IST
At no.5 and no.6 come big hitting all-rounders Hardik Pandya and Glenn Maxwell. CSK skipper M.S. Dhoni comes in at no.7 and is also the wicketkeeper of the side.
File image of Lasith Malinga.(PTI)
File image of Lasith Malinga.(PTI)

Kevin Pietersen picks Lasith Malinga as GOAT in IPL for ability to consistently bowl yorkers

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 08:12 PM IST
The highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 170 wickets in 122 matches, ‘Slinga Malinga’ has been one of those legends who changed the perception of T20 cricket and became one of the early heroes in a batsman-dominated format.
Malinga castles Russell(Screengrab)
Malinga castles Russell(Screengrab)

Lasith Malinga smashes Andre Russell’s stumps with signature yorker - WATCH

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 12:55 PM IST
Russell was striking the ball at a mind blowing 226.37 and was flying on 35 off 13 deliveries when Malinga hurled this absolute peach.
Dale Steyn celebrates after dismissing Jos Buttler.(Getty Images)
Dale Steyn celebrates after dismissing Jos Buttler.(Getty Images)

South Africa vs England: Dale Steyn becomes leading wicket-taker for Proteas in T20Is

East London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 11:55 AM IST
SA vs ENG: During the third over of England’s run-chase of 178, Dale Steyn got the wicket of Jos Buttler and in the process surpassed former leg-spinner Imran Tahir’s tally of 61.
Australian batsman David Warner(PTI)
Australian batsman David Warner(PTI)

India vs Australia: Jasprit Bumrah’s yorkers, bouncers surprise David Warner

Mumbai | By PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 12:07 PM IST
Asked how he prepares for bowlers like Bumrah and chinaman Kuldeep Yadav, Warner, one of the best left-handers in the world, said it was all about keeping still.
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