SLC appoints Lasith Malinga as bowling strategy coach for Australia T20Is

Lasith Malinga has been designated Sri Lanka’s bowling strategy mentor for the five T20Is in Australia beginning from February 11. The previous pacer has functioned as a guide for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League in 2018.

“Malinga, in his new transient job as an expert mentor, will uphold Sri Lanka’s bowlers, giving strategic understanding and specialized aptitude to help the on-field execution of key plans,” Sri Lanka Cricket said in a delivery on Wednesday (January 26). “SLC is certain that Malinga’s tremendous experience and famous passing bowling mastery, particularly in the T20 design, will help the group massively going into this series.

“He was designated by the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket in meeting with the Technical Advisory Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket. The arrangement is successful from first to twentieth February 2022.”

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Malinga played 30 Tests, 226 ODIs and 84 T20Is prior to resigning as an unbelievable figure in restricted overs cricket. He is one of the four bowlers with in excess of 100 T20I wickets. “We have a few extremely capable youthful bowlers and I am exceptionally amped up for the potential chance to share my experience and information to assist them with creating,” he said with regards to his arrangement.

In the mean time, Rumesh Ratnayake has been named as the interval mentor of Sri Lanka for the Australia visit. The previous Sri Lanka pace bowler won’t go to Australia with the remainder of the crew. All things being equal, he will join before the first T20I, as he is by and by in separation having tried Covid-19 positive.

SLC reported the crew for the visit on Wednesday with Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Mendis, who had their one-year boycott denied recently, making a rebound while Niroshan Dickwella was forgotten about.

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