By: Oneindia Video Team
Published : November 01, 2017, 01:32

Lasith Malinga turns offspinner, takes three wickets

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Lasith Malinga turned off-spinner and claimed three wickets which helped his side win the match. In a domestic cricket encounter in Sri Lanka, pacer Malinga playing for Teejay Lanka against LB Finance in the final encounter of MCA ‘A’ division knockout tournament decided to bowl off-spin. As an off-spinner, Malinga maintained a tight line around middle and leg stump cramping up the batsmen and reaping results. With his natural sling still there, the 34-year-old bowler had a pause and motion action, wherein the first part he brings his arm slowly and with a sling jerk delivers it.The wickets helped his team win the match by 82 runs through the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) method. Earlier in the match, Teejay Lanka had scored 266 runs . LB Finance could only score 125 runs for the loss of seven wickets, before the match was stopped due to bad light. as an off-spinner, Malinga maintained a tight line around middle and leg stump cramping up the batsmen and reaping results. With his natural sling still there, the 34-year-old bowler had a pause and motion action, wherein the first part he brings his arm slowly and with a sling jerk delivers it.

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