Lasith Malinga played a key role in the victory of Mumbai against Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday. In this match, he took three important wickets, while after this match he returned to Sri Lanka to play domestic one-day tournament and took 7 wickets for 49 runs.
It's worth mentioning that, Before the start of IPL, the Sri Lankan Board had announced that the players will have to take part in the domestic one-day tournament to prepare for the World Cup.
But unfortunately, the schedule clashed with the IPL and some reports also revealed that Malinga will not participate in the first six matches of the IPL. But, Luckily the Sri Lankan board allowed Malinga to participate in both the tournaments.
Playing for Galle, Malinga took 7/49 in 9.5 against Kandy, he also led the team and played a key role in the 156-run victory. Batting first Galle scored 255 runs, in response to which Kandy team bundled out for just 99 runs.
However, the way Malinga has completed the commitments of his IPL franchisee and his country, he has certainly won hearts with his dedication. He took 10 wickets in just 12 hours. Mumbai Indians next match will be against Sunrisers Hyderabad on In Hyderabad.