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Lasith Malinga’s 5 Best Moments in ODI Cricket

Lasith Malinga made his One-day international debut for Sri Lanka against the United Arab Emirates in 2004.

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Lasith Malinga during his final ODI appearance (Photo By ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another legend of Sri Lankan Cricket, Lasith Malinga retired from One day international after playing the 1st ODI match against Bangladesh at Colombo on 26th July 2019. In his first final ODI match, the Yorker specialist picked the final wicket of Mustafizur Rahman to his end 50 over glittering career to an end.

Malinga made his One-day international debut for Sri Lanka against the United Arab Emirates in 2004. He took a total of 338 wickets from 226 matches (220 innings) with an economy of 5.35 runs per over. Known as Slinga Malinga, he played with Sri Lankan greats like Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayewardene, TM Dilshan which made life tough for the opposition batsmen.

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The cricketing fans were treated to magical moments from Lasith Malinga in ODI cricket. After picking 3 wickets in the match against Bangladesh, Malinga surpassed Anil Kumble to become the 9th leading wicket-taker in ODI cricket.

Here we look at the top 5 moments of Lasith Malinga in ODI cricket

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