Lasith Malinga will be able to play in the T20 World Cup
Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga can play in the T20 World Cup. If all goes well, the star cricketer could be seen in the national team jersey again. This was indicated by the Chairman of the National Selection Committee of Sri Lanka, Promod Vikramasinghe.
Lasith Malinga is one of the best fast bowlers in the world. The 37-year-old Sri Lankan right-arm pacer has won many matches in his career alone. He also led Sri Lanka to win the World Cup. Sri Lanka won the 2014 Twenty20 World Cup under Malinga.
However, the Sri Lankan right-arm pacer had earlier said that he would continue playing T20 cricket despite retiring from Test and ODI cricket. Lasith Malinga, who played in the IPL for a long time in the Mumbai Indians’ jersey, withdrew from the IPL last year due to personal reasons.
He was not seen in IPL again. But Malinga hinted at returning to the national team for the upcoming T20 World Cup. The T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in India in October-November. However, due to Kovid-19, the World Cup may move from India to another place.
Lasith Malinga Will Be Able To Play In The T20 World Cup
Sri Lanka’s national selectors are trying to play Malinga in the World Cup. The Sri Lankan fast bowler last played for the national team in a T20 match against the West Indies last year. But the selectors will talk about bringing him back to the World Cup.
“We will talk to Lasith soon,” said Promod Vikramasinghe, chairman of Sri Lanka’s national selection committee. He is well on his way to the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka and the T20 World Cup in October.
We also have long-term plans for the 2023 World Cup. There we will fix the team combination with two types of issues. There are two consecutive Twenty20 World Cups in 2021 and 2022. The Sri Lankan selectors are looking to keep Malinga in the squad for the World Cup.
“Lasith is one of the best bowlers of all time in our country,” said Promod Vikramasinghe. Any team can get the opportunity effortlessly in the form that is still there. With the World Cup in mind for two years in a row, we want to keep him in the team.