By Bhawna Rawat, Updated : Aug 28, 2020 11:12 IST
Lasith Malinga Celebrates his 37th Birthday, will miss initial matches of Dream11 IPL 2020

Lasith Malinga a Sri Lankan right-arm fast bowler turns 37 today, everyone on social media wishes the player. Maling, who turns 37 today, has been one of the most valuable players in the IPL for Mumbai Indians. He is the second-highest wicket-taker in T20s, behind Dwayne Bravo & is also the highest wicket-taker in IPL with 170 wickets, 340 international appearances, 546 wickets.  

Dream11 IPL 2020 

Lasith Malinga holds the record of being number one in IPL’s highest wicket taker of 170 wickets, with best performance of 5 wickets in a match & 4 wickets in 6 matches. Malinga is set to miss the first part of the 2020 IPL for Mumbai Indians. He will not be travelling to UAE, where IPL will be played from September 19 to November, & will miss the initial games due to personal reasons.  

He joined Mumbai Indians in 2009 & has been retained by the franchise in IPL ever since. IN 2018 he served as a bowling mentor, but last year Mumbai paid INR 2Crore to bring him back as player, as a player, a decision that proved to be a winning investment.  

Currently team players & staff are following the robust testing protocols set by the BCCI, teams will be under quarantine for 6 days as per the protocols. International players have started to join their respective teams. As per Detailed Standard Operation Procedure issued by BCCI team & management staff will undergo tests on day1, day3 & day 6 of six days quarantine period in UAE.   

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