New Delhi: Top-of-the-line fast-bowlers to ever stroll on the face of earth, Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga introduced retirement from all types of cricket on Tuesday. Whereas making the official announcement about his retirement, the speedster stated, “I am retiring from all forms of cricket. Grateful to everyone who supported me in my journey and would like to share my experience with young cricketers in the years to come.” It’s clear from Malinga’s assertion that he may most likely quickly be seen as a bowling coach.
In the meantime, IPL franchise Mumbai Indians have bid an emotional farewell to their champion bowler in a particular approach. The franchise took to Twitter to share a photograph of Malinga by which Kieron Pollard might be seen carrying him on his shoulders.
Sharing the pic, Mumbai Indians wrote within the caption of their put up, “From crushing the toes of the batsmen to sitting on the shoulders, Mali achieved everything in T20 cricket. As he announces his retirement from T20 cricket, we just have three words to say – Thank you Malinga.”
Malinga has been instrumental in serving to franchise Mumbai Indians win IPL trophy for record-breaking 5 occasions. The speedster carried out brilliantly for MI within the IPL and bagged 170 wickets. He holds the document for taking most wickets by a bowler in IPL historical past with finest bowling determine of 5 wickets for 13 runs. Malinga has additionally made some wonderful data in worldwide cricket, which incorporates taking 4 wickets off 4 balls, taking 3 hat-tricks in ODIs and taking 5 hat-tricks in worldwide cricket.