Lasith Malinga announced yesterday, July 22, 19, that he had notified Sri Lanka Cricket of his decision about his retirement from ODI.
“I’m retiring after the first ODI match with Bangladesh. I confirmed it today with the Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) Board and they reacted favorably and gave it permission. I’m happy with all the assistance I’ve got. I encourage all the fans to come and watch me play the last ODI cricket in Khettarama on Friday (July 26). “Malinga said on Monday through the Facebook account of his wife.
He said he had notified the Sri Lankan cricket a few days earlier that after the first game against Bangladesh he had chosen to retire from ODI’s. He expanded his appreciation to all his fans as both win and defeat had become a force for him.