Lasith Malinga has introduced his retirement from all types of cricket on Tuesday, ending a 17-year profession during which he turned the best wicket-taker in Twenty20 internationals. Lasith Malinga gained the 2019 IPL title for Mumbai Indians off the ultimate ball of the season (AFP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSLasith Malinga introduced his retirement from all cricket on social mediaMalinga steps away from cricket as the best wicket-taker (107) in T20I cricketMalinga gained 4 IPL titles with Mumbai Indians and is the match’s most-succesful bowlerIndian Premier League’s most-successful franchise Mumbai Indians paid an excellent tribute to former quick bowler Lasith Malinga, who introduced his retirement from cricket on Tuesday.
Malinga had already retired from Test (2011) and ODI (2019) cricket. The 38-year-old introduced his T20 retirement on social media to finish his embellished 17-year profession.Apart from his exploits within the shorter types of worldwide cricket, Malinga can also be an IPL legend and essentially the most profitable bowler within the match’s historical past with 170 wickets for Mumbai Indians.He gained 4 IPL trophies (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019) and two Champions League T20 titles in 2011 and 2013.”From crushing batsmen’s toes to getting lifted on shoulders, Mali achieved everything in T20s. As he announces his retirement from T20 cricket, we just have three words to say – Thank. You. Malinga,” MI posted on Instagram.From crushing batsmen’s toes to getting lifted on shoulders, Mali achieved all the pieces in T20s. As he pronounces his retirement from T20 cricket, we simply have three phrases to say – . . . #OneFamily #MumbaiIndians @ninety9sl pic.twitter.com/5HWV4Tj5zS— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) September 14, 2021
Such was his recognition in Mumbai that the chants of MA-LIN-GAA reverberated across the Wankhede Stadium every time he had the cricket ball in his palms for MI.”Popular sounds from Mumbai: Local train passing by, BEST bus horn, Kali-pili taxi meter and Wankhede buzzing with MA – LIN – GAAAA,” MI wrote in one other submit.Popular sounds from Mumbai:Local prepare passing byBEST bus hornKali-pili taxi meter- – Thank you Mali for all of the recollections! https://t.co/is0hyXpF2q— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) September 14, 2021
A fearsome pacer recognized for his menacing yorkers, Malinga remains to be the main wicket-taker within the shortest format of worldwide cricket and the primary to finish a century of scalps in T20Is.Malinga captained the Sri Lankan T20 staff to victory within the 2014 World Cup and is the one bowler to have taken 4 wickets in 4 balls in a row on two events in worldwide cricket. Malinga can also be the one bowler to take 3 ODI hat-tricks and two in T20I cricket.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.