Lasith Malinga Named Sri Lanka “Bowling Strategy Coach”

Lasith Malinga Named Sri Lanka “Bowling Strategy Coach”

Sri Lanka declared a fast bowling legend. لاستھ ملنگا His “bowling strategy coach” on Thursday for the eight one-day internationals against Australia starting next week. Sri Lanka Cricket said the skill and experience of the 38-year-old would be crucial for the three T20 matches and five ODIs to be played in Colombo and Kandy. “(He) will assist the Sri Lankan bowlers, provide strategic insights and technical expertise to help implement strategic plans on the field,” the board said.

“Sri Lankan cricket is confident that Malanga’s vast experience and well-known death bowling skills, especially in the T20 format, will go a long way in helping the team to this important series.”

Malanga ended his ODI career in July 2019 and played his last T20 in March 2020.

Apart from 101 Test wickets, he took 338 wickets in ODIs and 107 wickets in T20 format.

The Australian team arrived in Colombo on Wednesday night for an all-format series against Sri Lanka, the first in six years.

He will also play two Tests in Cheek.

Schedule:

First T20 – June 7, Colombo

Second T20 – June 8, Colombo

Third T20 – June 11, Candy

First ODI – June 14, Candy

Second ODI – June 16, Candy

Third ODI – June 19, Colombo

Fourth ODI – June 21, Colombo

Fifth ODI – June 24, Colombo

First Test – June 29, Cheek

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Second Test – July 8, Cheek

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