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Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga

Sri Lankan
Player Info
Date of Birth17 July 2004
Place of BirthGalle, Sri Lanka
CareerJuly 2004 - Active

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1. Is the only bowler in ODI history to take four wickets in four balls when he reduced South Africa from 206 for 5 to 207 for 9 in Sri Lanka's heart-stopping chase of 210 in the 2007 World Cup, has claimed a record of three hat-tricks in ODIs.

2. In an ODI in 2010 against Australia, he scored 56 – a record for a No. 10 batsman; his 132-run stand with Angelo Mathews is the highest for the ninth wicket.

3. Is the most prolific wicket-taker in the Indian Premier League and became the first, and so far only, bowler to cross the 150-wicket mark in the tournament.

4. Playing in his fourth ICC CT

5. ODI debut against UAE at Dambulla in 2004

6. In 2011 he took two more ODI hat-tricks – against Kenya and Australia – to become the first bowler to take three in ODI cricket

7. For good measure, in April 2017 he took another international hat-trick – this time in a Twenty20 International against Bangladesh at Colombo