Lasith Malinga was born on 28-08-1983 in Galle in the state of Southern Province, Sri Lanka. He is a Sri Lankan Cricket Player


BIRTHDAY 28 August, 1983 (Sunday)
BIRTH PLACE Galle , Southern Province
AGE (in 2020) 37 Years Old
HEIGHT in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 84 kg
in Pounds- 185.19 lbs



Considered by many as one of the greatest fast bowlers to have ever represented his country, SeparamaduLasithMalinga from Galle, Srilanka started his international cricket career by playing against Australia in 2004 at the age of 21 only. Soon he earned a reputation for troubling the opponent’s batsman with his dangerous in-swingers and swift bouncers. In his early days, his bowling speed used to be between 140 to 150 kph.

Malinga was discovered and trained by ChampakaRamanayake, a former Sri Lankan cricketer, when he was studying in Vidyaloka College, Galle. Champaka helped him to join Mahinda college cricket team which proved to be a turning point in his career. He was also an admirer of Malinga’s natural bowling action besides Sir Viv Richards who in later years praised him for his unique round-arm bowling style, which earned him the nickname ‘SlingaMalinga’.



He was born to Separamadu Milton and Swarna Thenuwara. He is happily married to Tanya Perera since 2010. They are blessed with a son and a daughter.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Dark
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Galle
Nationality Sri Lankan
Religion Buddhist
Address Galle, Sri Lanka
School Vidyathilake VIdyalaya, Thirangama
Vidyaloka College, Galle
College Mahinda College, Galle
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Dancing and Listening Music
Marital Status Married
Debut Test – vs Australia at Marrara Cricket Ground, Jul 01, 2004
ODI- 17 July 2004 v United Arab Emirates
T20I – vs England at The Rose Bowl, Jun 15, 2006
Salary N/A
Net Worth $7 Million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Player Aravinda de Silva
Favorite Sport Football and Cricket


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