Sri Lanka’s iconic fast bowler Lasith Malinga has once again proved that he has still the same passion for the game and is not ready to give up things easily as yet. At 35, Malinga has been in action for two different teams in last 12 hours.
Malinga played for his IPL team Mumbai Indians in Mumbai last night and This morning playing in Sri Lanka Inter provincial tournament in Kandy, captaining his Galle team.
Flattened by Malinga’s commitment, Mumbai Indians posted a heartfelt message on its official Twitter handle.
“Loving the commitment and your hat, Mali 🙌🏻💙
In less than 12 hours, Lasith Malinga has gone from playing a vital role in a win for us in Mumbai to leading Galle in Sri Lanka’s #SuperProvincial 50-over tournament.
Can’t wait to have you back, champ 💙
#OneFamily #CricketMeriJaan #MumbaiIndians” Mumbai Indians twitter handle reads.
More importantly for Sri Lanka, Malinga seems in red hot form with the ball. Last night he picked three wickets for Mumbai Indians and took seven wickets for 49 runs while bowling 9.5 overs in a single spell against Kandy in the ongoing Super provincial match.