Malinga to retire after 2020 World T20

Lasith Malinga retire international cricket after 2020 World T20 Sri Lanka cricket

Lasith Malinga will retire from international cricket after the 2020 World T20

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Sri Lanka limited overs captain Lasith Malinga has announced that he will retire from international cricket after the 2020 World Twenty20 in Australia.

Malinga made the announcement after the second Twenty20 International against South Africa in Centurion.

The 35-year-old also revealed that he may bring his ODI career to an end after the World Cup in England and Wales later this year.

“I want to play in the T20 World Cup and then end my career,” Malinga was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.

Malinga has played in 30 Tests, where he has taken 101 wickets at an average of 33.15.

He has also featured in 218 ODIs and picked up 322 wickets at an average of 29.03.

As for Twenty20 Internationals, Malinga has represented Sri Lanka in 73 matches and claimed 97 wickets at an average of 19.70.

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