‘I don’t know how many months or years are left in me’: Malinga hints during retirement after World T20

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Mirpur: Sri Lanka’s T20 captain and strike bowler Lasith Malinga has hinted that he competence call time on his general career after a ICC World T20 in India as he is anticipating it formidable to conduct a grave knee injury.

At a post-match media conference, Malinga was asked if he would like to quit after a arriving book of World T20, usually like Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara did after winning a final edition, he replied: “Might be”.

Lasith Malinga. AFP

The Lankan slinger elaborated that his stream damage is so bad that finish recuperation competence take tighten to dual years, that effectively ends his career now that he is scarcely 33.

“I have played 12 years for a inhabitant team. we am now 32 and will shortly be 33. we have had a bad damage and if during this theatre we have to take one or one and half years of rest, we would rather have to finish my career. If we need to play tough cricket for my country, we don’t consider we can afterwards totally redeem from a injury. That’s because we am observant we don’t know how many months or years are left in me. Whatever small we play, we wish to offer a inhabitant group and my IPL group (Mumbai Indians) well,” Malinga said.

For Malinga, he is prepared to play by pain for a inhabitant group as a fortifying champions need him in a large event.

“This is not a right time to rest. We have a T20 World Cup and we am a many gifted bowler for Sri Lanka in this format. Whatever painkillers and injections that needs to be used, we will use as this is a finish of my career. If we can do something for a team, we will do in these final few months might be. we am still usually 60-70 per cent of where we wish to be. But we am happy with a outcome opposite UAE though,” pronounced Malinga, who led from a front with a 4 wicket transport in a low-scoring game.

PTI

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