Born on 28th August 1983 in Galle, Sri Lanka, Separamadu Lasith Malinga is one of the most successful pace bowlers with perfect swing skills. He is the only cricketer to take four wickets on four consecutive balls. Malinga has many achievements in his career.
Some of them are listed below:-
He is the only bowler to take 2 hat-tricks in the World Cup event.
He holds the record of taking 3 hat-tricks in One Day International.
In 2015, he was honored as the Dialog SLC ODI Bowler of the Year as well as Dialog SLC T20I Bowler of the Year.
He holds the record of taking the highest number of wickets (299) in all T20 matches.
Malinga also holds the record of taking the highest number of wickets (143) in IPL (Indian Premier League).
He captained the Sri-Lanka cricket team that won the T20 World Cup of 2014.