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Lasith Malinga Joins Rajasthan Royals as Bowling Coach

Lasith Malinga Joins Rajasthan Royals as Bowling Coach

Former Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga is about to return to the Indian Premier League (IPL) in a brand new function. He is about to hitch the Rajasthan Royals (RR) within the upcoming version of the event, ranging from March 26 in Mumbai.

The winners of the inaugural season took to social media on Friday to make the announcement. Malinga will be a part of the RR assist employees which additionally contains his former Sri Lanka teammate Kumara Sangakkara as crew director and the pinnacle coach. His affiliation with the Royals will mark his second stint within the IPL as a training employees. Back in 2018, he was appointed the bowling mentor of Mumbai Indians.

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“*Kisses the ball*

“Lasith Malinga. IPL. Pink,” Rajasthan Royals tweeted.

Malinga expressed his pleasure over his return to the IPL. He mentioned, “It’s a wonderful feeling for me to return to the IPL and an absolute honour to join Rajasthan Royals.”

“I am excited by the pace bowling unit we have going into the tournament and looking forward to supporting all the fast bowlers with the execution of their game-plans and their overall

Sangakkara welcomed Malinga at the RR camp, stating that his expertise can help the Royals in the upcoming season.

“Lasith is arguably one of the greatest T20 fast bowlers of all-time, and to have a personality like his around the training ground, and the expertise he brings to the table, is certainly something we feel the team can benefit from,” mentioned Sangakkara.

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The highest wicket taker of the event, Malinga’s final sport was in opposition to Chennai Super Kings within the 2019 season finale. His thrilling closing over helped Mumbai Indians securing the fourth title again then.

The former right-quick has performed 122 IPL video games and has 170 wickets. He has 6 four-wicket hauls and a five-fer to his credit score.

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