Sri Lankan Legend And T20 World Cup Winning Captain Lasith Malinga Appointed As Fast-Bowling Coach of Rajasthan Royals

The 2022 IPL is yet to start from 26th March and franchises are checking their list and getting ready for this season. Many franchises are yet to take the final decision from a team perspective and many are still there to find perfect management. In this scenario, the legend Lasith Malinga has been appointed as the bowling coach of Rajasthan Royals for this 2022 IPL season. 

Lasith Malinga: The New Fast Bowling Coach Of Rajasthan Royals

The former Srilankan captain and legend bowler Lasith Malinga will be serving as a fast bowling coach for the Rajasthan Royals franchise. Malinga who has vast experience in international cricket has also served as a mentor and bowling coach for the Mumbai Indians franchise in 2018.

As Malinga has an excellent career as a coach and as a player for MI management, the RR franchise is also looking forward to changing the destiny of the team with the experienced and strategies of  Lasith Malinga.

The Rajasthan-based franchise has won the IPL title in 2008 hasn’t done something extraordinary for the past few seasons, but the team and management are looking quite perfect for this IPL season and the franchise is also hoping that the stars may change this season.

I have a deep connection with India and IPL, it was an honor for me to be the head coach of the Rajasthan, I will do my best for this franchise and team,” says Lasith Malinga.

Malinga’s Career In IPL

One of the greatest bowlers of all time Lasith Malinga who is known for his unorthodox action and wicket-taking abilities had an extraordinary career.

Maling started his career first in test on July 2004 and a few days later he also got his chance to debut for Srilanka in ODI on 17 July 2004. He has done exceptionally well for Srilanka in all forms of cricket and become one of the highest takers for Srilanka in international cricket.

Malinga also got a chance to lead the Srilankan team in the 2014 t20 world cup where he became the first captain of Srilanka to win a T20 world cup title.

Laith Malinga has also been an important part of IPL since the very first season. Malinga started his IPL career from Mumbai Indians and become a key player for the MI franchise till the very end of his career.

Malinga has also been a reason for the huge success of MI and he has also played an important role behind the 5 titles of MI in IPL.

Lasith and I were more than teammates and having him in the management is like paradise, May he will do good for the team,” says the head coach of RR Kumar Sangakara.

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Tauqeer Belal
Tauqeer Belal
Tauqeer is a young writer who is enthusiastic about the game of cricket and writes about what is going on in the game of cricket around the world. Currently, he is pursuing his Journalism degree from St. Xaviers' College, Ranchi.


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