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Lasith Malinga Reaction After Becoming The Fast Bowling Coach Of RR


Former Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga has been appointed as the Rajasthan Royals’ fast bowling coach for the Indian Premier League (IPL) season, beginning March 26. Rajasthan Royals on Friday also announced the addition of Paddy Upton to the team’s coaching staff.

Malinga, who has taken 546 wickets in 340 matches for Sri Lanka in all three formats, will work with the Royals fast bowlers. Malinga said, “It is a great feeling to be back in IPL, and it is an honour to be included in Rajasthan Royals. I am very excited about the fast bowling unit we have.

I look forward to helping all the fast bowlers in their game plan and development.


Lasith Malinga Join RR As Fast Bowling Coach

The 38-year-old Malinga, who represented five-time champions Mumbai Indians in the IPL, has taken 170 wickets in 122 matches in this T20 league. Like last year, former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara will take over as the head coach of the Royals. He will continue as the Director of Cricket for the Royals for the rest of the season.

Upton of South Africa has returned to the Royals team. He was earlier the team coach from 2013 to 2015; in 2019, he joined the team. Between 2013 and 2015, the team consistently reached the top four. He will be with the team for the first four weeks, and after that, he will help the team online.

Let us tell you that Lasith Malinga is the most successful bowler of IPL, and till now, he has had the highest number of wickets in his name. Lasith Malinga started his career in IPL in 2009 and continued to play in this league till 2019. However, he did not play in the 2016 season during this time.


In 9 seasons played in IPL, he played 122 matches and took 170 wickets during this period. Malinga is still at number one, taking most wickets in IPL. During this, his best performance was five wickets for 13 runs, and he did the amazing of taking five wickets in a match once while taking four wickets six times.

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