Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has introduced to hold up his boots in T20I cricket, bringing an finish to his star-studded profession within the sport.
The pacer made this announcement on social media. Throughout his profession, Malinga performed 30 Take a look at matches, 226 ODIs and 84 T20Is for Sri Lanka, taking whole 546 wickets.
He final appeared in a T20I match performed in opposition to West Indies in March 2020 in Pallekele.
Malinga, who is understood for his sharp Yorkers, led his staff to victory within the 2014 ICC Males’s T20 World Cup in Bangladesh.
In his assertion on Twitter, he wrote: “Hanging up my T20shoes and retiring from all forms of cricket! Thankful to all those who supported me in my journey, and looking forward to sharing my experience with young cricketers in the years to come.”
Hanging up my #T20 footwear and #retiring from all types of cricket! Grateful to all those that supported me in my journey, and searching ahead to sharing my expertise with younger cricketers within the years to return.https://t.co/JgGWhETRwm #LasithMalinga #Ninety9
— Lasith Malinga (@ninety9sl) September 14, 2021
In a video, he additional added, “As we speak is a really big day for me. As a result of I wish to thank every and everybody, who has supported me and blessed me all through my T20 profession. As we speak I resolve that I wish to give a 100 % relaxation for my T20 bowling footwear.
“That is why I wish to thank Sri Lankan Cricket Board and my staff members. Whereas my footwear will relaxation, my love for the sport won’t ever ask for relaxation. Wanting ahead to seeing our kids make historical past.”