The man who is well known for his orthodox right arm action reties from one day cricket. Lasith Malinga played his last one day international against Bangladesh at Colombo on 26th July 2019. 

The Sri Lankan fast bowler made his debut on 17th July 2004 against UAE at Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium. He gained his reputation for a sling action. His round-arm action made it difficult for the batsman to judge a slower ball, bouncer and, particularly a yorker. For his yorker ability, he is also known as Yorker King. 

Lasith Malinga is the only bowler to picked two hat-tricks in ICC Cricket World Cups. He is the only bowler to have three ODIs hat-trick and, the only bowler to pick four wickets off four consecutive balls in any format of cricket. His best figures in ODIs are 6 for 38. Malinga retired from test cricket in 2011 to focus more on white-ball cricket. After eight years he retires from one-day cricket though, he will continue playing T20 cricket.

35 years old Malinga still feels himself fit for the T20 cricket. He was the captain of Sri Lankan side in World T20 2014 when Sri Lanka won the first T20 title. He will be hoping to repeat the history for his team in WT20 in Australia. With his amazing skills, he also leads Mumbai Indian to lift the IPL trophy last year.

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