The 38-calendar year-aged, who was captain of Sri Lanka’s 2014 T20 Entire world Cup profitable crew, posted a information on his social media account saying his determination.
“Hanging up my T20 sneakers and retiring from all forms of cricket! Grateful to all those people who supported me in my journey, and searching ahead to sharing my experience with young cricketers in the decades to come,” Malinga tweeted.
Hanging up my #T20 sneakers and #retiring from all varieties of cricket! Thankful to all people who supported me in my jour… https://t.co/blr0xPKMSb
— Lasith Malinga (@ninety9sl) 1631621090000
Malinga had retired from Examination and ODI cricket in January this 12 months but was but to simply call it quits from T20 internationals.
Last 12 months, he had expressed his wish to lead Sri Lanka in the T20 Planet Cup, which was at first scheduled to be held in Australia in Oct-November 2020 but will be held next thirty day period immediately after a COVID-compelled postponement.
“I am wanting forward to help youngsters and information them in the coming a long time,” he claimed as he thanked his countrywide staff and all the franchises that he has played for, which include IPL team Mumbai Indians.
“I want to give 100 for each cent rest to my T20 footwear. Although my shoes will rest, my adore for the match will under no circumstances request for rest,” a smiling Malinga added in the video.
Malinga, who has performed a staggering 122 IPL matches, has 170 wickets to his credit rating, the maximum in the income-prosperous league, with the finest bowling figures of 5/13.
He picked up 107 wickets in 84 T20 Internationals, 338 scalps in 226 ODIs and 101 wickets in 30 Assessments.