• Tuesday, December 06, 2022

ICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY

Sri Lanka hope for Malinga magic at Champions Trophy

Lasith Malinga

By: Sarwar Alam

Sri Lanka have turned to old warhorse Lasith Malinga to put fight into their Champions Trophy campaign and reverse their decline in the one-day game. The islanders have missed Malinga — one of the world’s great fast bowlers — through injury and their performances have suffered. Sri Lanka won a series against Zimbabwe and West Indies last year but were beaten in one-day contests on tours of England and South Africa in 2016-17 season. So selectors have turned to Malinga and brought back fit-again all-rounder Angelo Mathews to lead the side for the 50-over tournament starting June 1. Malinga, 33,…

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