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| On Mar 21, 2022 3:48 PM IST

Lasith Malinga IPL 2022 Team


Lasith Malinga IPL 2022 Team – Slinga Malinga created that fear in the batsman’s eyes when he started his run up. He is such an intimidating bowler. Although he lost a yard of pace towards the end of his career, he was still lethal and his reputation remained intact. He has represented only one team in IPL history in Mumbai Indians and has won 4 trophies with them.

Lasith Malinga IPL 2022 Team

Lasith Malinga has taken up coaching gigs with Sri Lanka after retirement. For IPL 2022, he has been appointed as the fast bowling coach by Rajasthan Royals. A lot of young and upcoming players will benefit from the presence of Lasith Malinga.

Lasith Malinga in IPL

Lasith Malinga had a unique action which made the lives of batsmen, a nightmare. He was a dream bowler when it comes to T20s and was pretty much ahead of his time. He had all the tricks in his bag, a lethal yorker, a sharp bouncer, a good back of length delivery, a wide yorker, a dipping slower one and the fact that he found some very good swing with the new ball made him the best complete and an all phase bowler in the world.

IPL matches Wickets Average Economy rate 5-fer
122 170 19 7.1 1

Lasith Malinga IPL Stats

Year Innings Wickets Average Economy rate
2009 13 18 17 6.3
2010 13 15 22 7.0
2011 16 28 13 5.9
2012 14 22 15 6.3
2013 17 20 23 7.1
2014 10 16 15 6.4
2015 15 24 18 7.4
2017 12 11 34 8.5
2019 12 16 27 9.7

Malinga’s last ball to Shardul Thakur in the final of the 2019 IPL to defend 2 runs is one of the best ever moments in IPL history. The way he disguised Shardul Thakur with a dipping slower one that trapped him plumb in front will be etched in the minds of the fans forever. The fact that he lost more than a yard of his pace at that time and yet managed to deliver for his team makes him an all time great in T20s.

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