Mumbai Indians announce Lasith Malinga as their new Bowling Coach

Mumbai Indians have officially appointed former Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga as their bowling coach on Friday.

Abishek Goswami
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Mumbai Indians announce Lasith Malinga as their new Bowling Coach

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The 40-year-old Malinga will join the Mumbai Indians coaching team led by Mark Boucher and his former teammate Kieron Pollard ahead of the upcoming season. Malinga has also served as the bowling coach for MI New York in Major League Cricket and MI Cape Town in SA20.

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"I am looking forward to working closely with Mark, Polly, Rohit and the rest of the team, especially the bowling unit, whose approach I loved last season, and the young MI talent that has the potential to excel, backed by the passionate MI Paltan," Malinga said.

Malinga has been one of the key members for both Sri Lanka in international cricket and MI at the IPL. The former star pacer has spent close to 13 years with MI since 2008, 11 years as a player and a year (IPL 2018) as MI bowling mentor. Malinga has won seven trophies, including four IPL, two CLT20, and an MLC. Lasith Malinga took retirement in 2021 and worked with the Rajasthan Royals until this year.

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