Sri Lankan fast bowler and York King Lasith Malinga is a challenge for the Striking Batsman. it is also proved no Batsman wasn’t able to face his yorkers for a long time in his peak years.
Also, who can forget his match-winning performance in the finals of IPL 2019, but sadly Malinga is at the end of his career as the veteran bowler is of 36, and signs are high that he could leave the game at any time.
However, it seems Sri Lankan Cricket has found their replacement for Malinga’s spot. there came a video on the internet which went viral where a 17-year-old bowler got famous after taking a wicket while perfecting Malinga’s iconic action during a cricket match.
The 17-year old Matheesha Pathirana is from Kandy special was his sling-arm action like that of Malinga, and as the ball was delivered, Pathirana knocked the bails off the wickets in splendid style.
Has the video went viral Matheesha Pathirana got the tag next Malinga on Social Media and Matheesha Pathirana has picked 6 wickets by conceding only 7 runs.
Watch Matheesha Pathirana Knocking the bails by using Malinga’s iconic action:
Trinity College Kandy produces another Slinga !!
17 Year old Matheesha Pathirana took 6 wickets for 7 Runs on his debut game for Trinity !! #lka pic.twitter.com/q5hrI0Gl68
— Nibraz Ramzan (@nibraz88cricket) September 26, 2019