Lasith Malinga, Sri Lanka’s constrained-overs captain, aims to play the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia earlier than signing off from worldwide cricket. “After the World Cup, my cricketing career is finishing,” Malinga said after his side lost the second one Twenty20 International in opposition to South Africa through sixteen runs.
“I want to play in the T20 World Cup after which end my profession.” Malinga, 35, is a restricted-overs awesome for Sri Lanka, picking up 322 wickets from 218 one-day internationals – which include 4 in four balls against South Africa in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2007 – and ninety-seven in 72 T20Is together with his specific bowling movement.
That is one brief of the file for maximum wickets in guys’s T20Is, presently held by using Shahid Afridi. Injuries have affected his career, and numerous times inside the past he is considered striking up his boots. But having been exceeded the reigns of the aspect again, he seems eager to sign off on a high.
His first cognizance is the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. While there may be no affirmation if the selectors will keep on with him as skipper for the World Cup, particularly after the group’s negative performance in South Africa where they were swept five-0, Malinga is placing himself inside the excellent area for choice. He is about to miss six suits of the Indian Premier League, wherein he is the best-ever maximum wicket-taker, to play Sri Lanka’s domestic Super Provincial One Day match.