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Lasith Malinga Becomes the Top Wicket-Taker 99 in 20 Wickets

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Lasith Malinga goes past Shahid Afridi to become the highest wicket-taker in T20I. On Sunday, Lasith Malinga became the highest wicket-taker in T20I of the three-match series against New Zealand at Pallekele Stadium. He got past Shahid Afrihi record of wickets in T20I cricket.

Sri Lankan skipper started bowling for his team and got the wicket off Colin Munro. The swinging Yorker sent him back to the field for a golden duck.

Colin Munro came back into the attack when Kiwis were getting back into the game. He got a wicket from Colin de Grandhomme with another Yorker forming up all-rounder.

He didn’t finish; he gave up 15 runs in the last one, after leaving three runs to defend Isuru Udana. New Zealand lost the match by five wickets.

Lasith Malinga, becomes the top wickets taker 99 in 20 crickets.

Source Link: https://www.msn.com/en-in/sports/cricket/lasith-malinga-goes-past-shahid-afridi-to-become-highest-wicket-taker-in-t20is/ar-AAGEsN0

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