Lasith Malinga

Cricket
Bowler

Born: August 28, 1983
Galle, Sri Lanka

Active: 2001-2021

First-Class Cricket

Defense 1: Wickets Taken

SeasonCountryMatchesCaughtBowledLBWDef 1
2001-02Sri Lanka82640.60
2002Sri Lanka10000.00
2002-03Sri Lanka72020.20
2003-04New Zealand10210.15
2003-04Sri Lanka96330.60
2003-04India30200.10
2004Australia21020.15
2004Sri Lanka12000.10
2004-05New Zealand31150.35
2004-05Pakistan11000.05
2004-05Sri Lanka71530.45
2005Sri Lanka20120.15
2005-06Bangladesh22210.25
2005-06India20200.10
2005-06Sri Lanka83720.60
2006Sri Lanka20200.10
2006England50620.40
2006-07New Zealand20330.30
2006-07Sri Lanka21840.65
2007Sri Lanka30230.25
2007England40010.05
2007-08Australia20030.15
2007-08Sri Lanka30220.20
2009-10Sri Lanka11010.10
2010Sri Lanka20130.20
2017-18Sri Lanka11100.10
Total842456476.35

Defense 2: Runs Prevented

SeasonCountryRAWDef 2Defense
2001-02Sri Lanka621301.591.10
2002Sri Lanka1101-0.24-0.12
2002-03Sri Lanka61013-0.41-0.10
2003-04New Zealand16340.020.09
2003-04Sri Lanka932361.160.88
2003-04India28980.160.13
2004Australia264100.530.34
2004Sri Lanka10540.120.11
2004-05New Zealand391140.490.42
2004-05Pakistan631-0.050.00
2004-05Sri Lanka562190.510.48
2005Sri Lanka16350.080.12
2005-06Bangladesh22290.360.31
2005-06India2474-0.20-0.05
2005-06Sri Lanka530180.360.48
2006Sri Lanka2594-0.31-0.10
2006England436130.500.45
2006-07New Zealand20890.600.45
2006-07Sri Lanka111141.260.95
2007Sri Lanka309120.400.32
2007England1972-0.21-0.08
2007-08Australia3206-0.040.06
2007-08Sri Lanka3086-0.150.02
2009-10Sri Lanka6230.170.14
2010Sri Lanka273100.370.29
2017-18Sri Lanka3320.150.13
Total77882577.236.79

Offense

SeasonCountryRunsOffenseTotal
2001-02Sri Lanka70.020.56
2002Sri Lanka0-0.06
2002-03Sri Lanka220.06-0.02
2003-04New Zealand10.000.04
2003-04Sri Lanka740.230.55
2003-04India10.000.07
2004Australia00.000.17
2004Sri Lanka60.020.07
2004-05New Zealand40.010.21
2004-05Pakistan10.000.00
2004-05Sri Lanka580.190.34
2005Sri Lanka50.020.07
2005-06Bangladesh120.030.17
2005-06India20.00-0.02
2005-06Sri Lanka1040.290.38
2006Sri Lanka90.02-0.04
2006England710.140.29
2006-07New Zealand70.010.23
2006-07Sri Lanka290.090.52
2007Sri Lanka00.16
2007England130.03-0.03
2007-08Australia580.110.09
2007-08Sri Lanka170.040.03
2009-10Sri Lanka00.07
2010Sri Lanka830.250.27
2017-18Sri Lanka10.000.06
Total5851.584.18

First-class 160-game average: 7.97

First-class offensive 160-game average: 3.00
First-class defensive 160-game average: 12.94

One-Day Cricket

Defense 1: Wickets Taken

SeasonCountryMatchesCaughtWBowledLBWDef 1
2001-02Sri Lanka6110200.70
2003-04New Zealand202200.20
2003-04Sri Lanka7011320.80
2004Sri Lanka404100.25
2004-05Sri Lanka103010.20
2005-06New Zealand100000.00
2005-06Sri Lanka5210120.85
2006Netherlands110000.10
2006Sri Lanka100000.00
2006England6016631.25
2006-07Sri Lanka302100.15
2006-07West Indies8218441.50
2006-07India9113501.00
2006-07New Zealand416320.65
2007UAE200000.00
2007England302100.15
2007Sri Lanka204110.30
2007-08Australia8112421.00
2007-08Sri Lanka868221.20
2008-09Sri Lanka6319641.75
2009Sri Lanka10112410.95
2009-10India200000.00
2009-10South Africa304100.25
2009-10Sri Lanka5010210.65
2010Sri Lanka8116631.35
2010-11Australia302100.15
2010-11India203110.25
2010-11Sri Lanka140251152.05
2011England619410.80
2011Scotland105300.40
2011Sri Lanka4011510.85
2011-12Bangladesh200000.00
2011-12South Africa5111400.85
2011-12UAE507310.55
2011-12Australia11218421.40
2012Sri Lanka10115211.00
2012-13Australia5010120.65
2012-13Sri Lanka707300.50
2013West Indies535210.70
2013England407240.65
2013Sri Lanka406300.45
2013-14Bangladesh6014210.85
2013-14Sri Lanka704100.25
2013-14UAE516120.55
2014England527310.75
2014Sri Lanka628310.80
2014-15Australia438100.75
2014-15New Zealand304210.35
2015Sri Lanka404010.25
2015-16Sri Lanka304000.20
2017England303000.15
2017Sri Lanka1017110.55
2017-18Sri Lanka609410.70
2018UAE205100.30
2018-19Sri Lanka7213421.15
2018-19New Zealand307100.40
2018-19South Africa514010.35
2019England7013531.05
2019Sri Lanka103200.25
2019-20Sri Lanka100000.00
Total291404461356236.15

Defense 2: Runs Prevented

SeasonCountryRABallsDef 2Defense
2001-02Sri Lanka2112270.070.38
2003-04New Zealand1071080.070.14
2003-04Sri Lanka1983190.610.70
2004Sri Lanka1592040.230.24
2004-05Sri Lanka23360.070.14
2005-06New Zealand44360.000.00
2005-06Sri Lanka1752760.540.69
2006Netherlands48480.080.09
2006Sri Lanka7100.020.01
2006England2833400.640.95
2006-07Sri Lanka91920.020.09
2006-07West Indies2843500.480.99
2006-07India3394170.600.80
2006-07New Zealand1331680.280.47
2007UAE861020.180.09
2007England1451420.200.17
2007Sri Lanka39960.290.30
2007-08Australia3684240.620.81
2007-08Sri Lanka2993660.430.81
2008-09Sri Lanka2913380.421.08
2009Sri Lanka4895380.550.75
2009-10India1311120.050.03
2009-10South Africa1711600.230.24
2009-10Sri Lanka2142300.160.40
2010Sri Lanka2653800.671.01
2010-11Australia1041420.310.23
2010-11India80840.080.17
2010-11Sri Lanka5476710.891.47
2011England2482780.520.66
2011Scotland30580.180.29
2011Sri Lanka1261880.370.61
2011-12Bangladesh73960.160.08
2011-12South Africa2482700.430.64
2011-12UAE1942550.390.47
2011-12Australia6316090.490.95
2012Sri Lanka4394830.460.73
2012-13Australia1892760.620.64
2012-13Sri Lanka1972340.270.38
2013West Indies1812150.180.44
2013England2062220.410.53
2013Sri Lanka1471560.110.28
2013-14Bangladesh2713050.380.61
2013-14Sri Lanka2622450.040.15
2013-14UAE2922820.120.33
2014England2032050.270.51
2014Sri Lanka2942750.050.43
2014-15Australia1662040.380.56
2014-15New Zealand1881780.200.28
2015Sri Lanka246222-0.060.10
2015-16Sri Lanka1061240.150.17
2017England1791790.290.22
2017Sri Lanka4444440.680.62
2017-18Sri Lanka2092400.330.51
2018UAE891200.210.26
2018-19Sri Lanka2162510.360.76
2018-19New Zealand2161800.070.23
2018-19South Africa2042340.450.40
2019England3733700.590.82
2019Sri Lanka38580.130.19
2019-20Sri Lanka28440.090.05
Total12,26413,91618.1127.13

Offense

SeasonCountryRunsOffenseTotal
2001-02Sri Lanka10.010.19
2003-04New Zealand120.050.09
2003-04Sri Lanka70.030.37
2004Sri Lanka60.030.13
2004-05Sri Lanka00.000.07
2005-06New Zealand10.000.00
2005-06Sri Lanka230.110.40
2006Netherlands30.010.05
2006Sri Lanka00.00
2006England50.020.48
2006-07Sri Lanka260.120.11
2006-07West Indies120.050.52
2006-07India140.060.43
2006-07New Zealand00.23
2007UAE140.050.07
2007England10.000.09
2007Sri Lanka00.15
2007-08Australia190.080.44
2007-08Sri Lanka330.150.48
2008-09Sri Lanka160.070.58
2009Sri Lanka130.060.40
2009-10India130.050.04
2009-10South Africa150.050.15
2009-10Sri Lanka140.060.23
2010Sri Lanka280.130.57
2010-11Australia580.220.23
2010-11India60.030.10
2010-11Sri Lanka310.140.81
2011England320.110.39
2011Scotland320.110.20
2011Sri Lanka10.000.31
2011-12Bangladesh110.050.06
2011-12South Africa30.010.33
2011-12UAE210.100.28
2011-12Australia110.040.49
2012Sri Lanka440.200.46
2012-13Australia30.010.32
2012-13Sri Lanka50.020.20
2013West Indies150.070.26
2013England110.040.28
2013Sri Lanka00.000.14
2013-14Bangladesh00.000.31
2013-14Sri Lanka10.000.08
2013-14UAE190.080.21
2014England120.040.28
2014Sri Lanka60.030.23
2014-15Australia40.020.29
2014-15New Zealand00.000.14
2015Sri Lanka290.140.12
2015-16Sri Lanka00.000.09
2017England100.030.13
2017Sri Lanka110.040.33
2017-18Sri Lanka150.060.29
2018UAE40.020.14
2018-19Sri Lanka80.030.39
2018-19New Zealand280.110.17
2018-19South Africa160.060.23
2019England110.040.43
2019Sri Lanka60.020.11
2019-20Sri Lanka00.02
Total7403.1015.12

One-day 160-game average: 8.31

One-day offensive 160-game average: 1.71
One-day defensive 160-game average: 14.92

Twenty20 Cricket

Defense 1: Wickets Taken

SeasonCountryMatchesCaughtWBowledLBWDef 1
2004-05Sri Lanka201000.05
2005-06Sri Lanka301000.05
2006England110000.10
2006-07New Zealand100000.00
2007England204010.25
2007-08South Africa547200.85
2008-09Sri Lanka634000.50
2009South Africa13218921.65
2009Sri Lanka314400.50
2009England7212601.10
2009-10India15316801.50
2010West Indies626210.65
2010USA214200.40
2010-11Australia101000.05
2010-11South Africa416100.45
2011India164281602.60
2011England112000.20
2011-12India6010821.00
2011-12Sri Lanka206600.60
2011-12UAE101100.10
2012India14622722.15
2012Sri Lanka809310.65
2012-13Sri Lanka809210.60
2012-13Australia9013721.10
2012-13South Africa408100.45
2013India17320751.90
2013Sri Lanka517200.55
2013West Indies213100.30
2013-14Australia605300.40
2013-14Bangladesh819600.85
2013-14Sri Lanka101010.10
2013-14UAE204010.25
2014England205200.35
2014India508300.55
2014Sri Lanka512000.20
2014UAE508300.55
2014-15India301100.10
2015India15224611.75
2015Sri Lanka212010.25
2015-16Sri Lanka204200.30
2015-16Bangladesh114110.40
2016-17Australia326020.60
2016-17Sri Lanka205410.50
2017Sri Lanka101000.05
2017India12111400.85
2017-18Bangladesh818220.70
2017-18Sri Lanka8217721.50
2018Sri Lanka613200.35
2018-19Bangladesh211000.15
2018-19New Zealand102100.15
2018-19South Africa323100.40
2018-19Sri Lanka305310.45
2019India12116010.95
2019Sri Lanka307420.65
2019-20Sri Lanka313100.30
2019-20Australia302010.15
2019-20India300000.00
Total294543891513434.10

Defense 2: Runs Prevented

SeasonCountryRABallsDef 2Defense
2004-05Sri Lanka56480.210.13
2005-06Sri Lanka27360.260.16
2006England25180.070.08
2006-07New Zealand15180.130.07
2007England74460.100.17
2007-08South Africa100840.280.57
2008-09Sri Lanka100980.500.50
2009South Africa3122971.491.57
2009Sri Lanka84720.290.40
2009England1811520.690.89
2009-10India4013301.601.55
2010West Indies1651250.280.47
2010USA37390.120.26
2010-11Australia26240.130.09
2010-11South Africa118960.420.43
2011India3753782.242.42
2011England15240.200.20
2011-12India1171200.740.87
2011-12Sri Lanka28360.260.43
2011-12UAE32210.030.06
2012India3503331.882.02
2012Sri Lanka1651741.030.84
2012-13Sri Lanka2341710.570.59
2012-13Australia1842101.401.25
2012-13South Africa86710.290.37
2013India4683921.791.84
2013Sri Lanka1341200.600.58
2013West Indies46420.190.24
2013-14Australia1311320.800.60
2013-14Bangladesh1641550.890.87
2013-14Sri Lanka33240.080.09
2013-14UAE56480.250.25
2014England48480.300.33
2014India1341180.640.59
2014Sri Lanka73720.410.31
2014UAE1191170.720.63
2014-15India89660.240.17
2015India4443601.801.77
2015Sri Lanka86480.040.14
2015-16Sri Lanka35480.370.34
2015-16Bangladesh26240.110.25
2016-17Australia95720.340.47
2016-17Sri Lanka72480.140.32
2017Sri Lanka31240.100.08
2017India3822691.020.94
2017-18Bangladesh2671860.610.65
2017-18Sri Lanka1931750.831.16
2018Sri Lanka2071440.340.35
2018-19Bangladesh66480.180.16
2018-19New Zealand24240.150.15
2018-19South Africa77720.420.41
2018-19Sri Lanka64660.400.43
2019India4382690.720.83
2019Sri Lanka68720.450.55
2019-20Sri Lanka11466-0.020.14
2019-20Australia82660.310.23
2019-20India81480.100.05
Total7654648430.5532.32

Offense

SeasonCountryRunsOffenseTotal
2004-05Sri Lanka00.000.07
2005-06Sri Lanka00.08
2006England130.080.08
2006-07New Zealand270.170.12
2007England00.09
2007-08South Africa130.100.33
2008-09Sri Lanka40.030.27
2009South Africa00.000.78
2009Sri Lanka40.030.21
2009England30.020.46
2009-10India10.010.78
2010West Indies30.020.24
2010USA00.000.13
2010-11Australia00.05
2010-11South Africa00.22
2011India80.051.24
2011England00.10
2011-12India680.440.66
2011-12Sri Lanka60.040.23
2011-12UAE10.010.04
2012India550.361.19
2012Sri Lanka290.200.52
2012-13Sri Lanka50.030.31
2012-13Australia40.030.64
2012-13South Africa10.010.19
2013India90.060.95
2013Sri Lanka00.000.29
2013West Indies00.12
2013-14Australia00.000.30
2013-14Bangladesh00.000.43
2013-14Sri Lanka00.05
2013-14UAE00.13
2014England00.16
2014India00.30
2014Sri Lanka20.010.16
2014UAE20.010.32
2014-15India210.140.15
2015India60.040.91
2015Sri Lanka00.07
2015-16Sri Lanka20.010.17
2015-16Bangladesh00.13
2016-17Australia20.010.24
2016-17Sri Lanka00.000.16
2017Sri Lanka00.04
2017India70.040.49
2017-18Bangladesh150.100.37
2017-18Sri Lanka130.090.63
2018Sri Lanka280.200.27
2018-19Bangladesh50.030.10
2018-19New Zealand60.040.09
2018-19South Africa80.050.23
2018-19Sri Lanka110.070.25
2019India00.42
2019Sri Lanka60.040.29
2019-20Sri Lanka80.060.10
2019-20Australia300.190.21
2019-20India00.000.03
Total4262.8217.57

Twenty20 160-game average: 9.56

Twenty20 offensive 160-game average: 1.54
Twenty20 defensive 160-game average: 17.59

Combined total: 36.87
Total Matches: 669
Weighted 160-game average: 8.58

Apples & Oranges rating: 14.66

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