Lasith Malinga, Sri Lanka’s 2014 T20 World Cup profitable captain, has introduced his retirement from T20Is, marking his retirement from all codecs of the sport.
Malinga posted a message on his social media account saying his resolution. He additionally posted a video on his YouTube channel, displaying a compilation of his wickets in T20s. “While my shoes will rest my love for the game will never rest,” he captioned the video.
Malinga’s publish on social media on Tuesday was:
“Message from Lasith Malinga
The expertise that I’ve gained via the previous 17 years will not be wanted within the discipline since I’ve determined to retire from T20I Cricket marking my retirement from all codecs of cricket.
But I shall be constantly supporting the youthful generations who thrives to uplift the spirit of the sport and I’ll all the time be there with all who love the sport.
May the triple gem bless you all!
Sri Lanka CricketMumbai IndiansMelbourne StarsRangpur RidersKent CricketGuyana Amazon WarriorsMaratha ArabiansMontreal Tigers”
JUST IN: Lasith Malinga has introduced retirement from all types of cricket. pic.twitter.com/NYrfgpQPqR
— ICC (@ICC) September 14, 2021
Earlier this 12 months, Malinga’s IPL crew Mumbai Indians mentioned Malinga had informed them he wished to retire from franchise cricket, and he was not retained within the squad this 12 months.
He final performed for Sri Lanka in March 2020, in a T20I vs West Indies.
Sri Lanka introduced their squad for the T20 World Cup final week.
Malinga stays the best wicket-taker within the IPL until now. Amit Mishra, the second highest wicket-taker, at 166 wickets, continues to be 4 wickets behind him.
He additionally stays the best wicket taker in worldwide cricket, with 107 wickets. Shakib al Hasan is 1 wicket behind him.
He can be the holder of some distinctive feats for Sri Lanka. He has taken 5 hat-tricks in worldwide cricket. He has additionally taken 4 wickets off 4 consecutive balls twice in worldwide cricket.