Another Slinga Malinga found in Sri Lanka
Another Slinga Malinga has been found in Sri Lanka. Yes! Matheesha Pathirana is a young pace bowler in Sri Lanka and this 17-year-old boy bowls like Lasith Malinga.
Last week while playing his debut match for Trinity College he took 6 wickets for seven runs against St. Servatius’ College.
Speaking exclusively over telephone from Sri Lanka, he said, “I played cricket for the Trinity College in the under 17 A team and got selected to the under 19 A team too. As this was my debut match in under 19 I was feeling a bit nervous. I could not get any wicket on the 1st day. But on the 2nd day when I got the 1st wicket I targeted to get 5 wickets in this match, and successfully ended up getting 6 wickets, which made my debut under 19 match unforgettable”.
“People have started comparing my bowling action with Malinga. Actually, Malinga us a legend, not only to me, but to all the worldwide cricket fans. I think his talent is unbeatable. But I’ld like to walk in his steps and be a cricketer like him one day”.
“I have heard that people say that I bowl in a different style, many address my style is slingy. I think I have improved my style when growing older, and even now. I will be improving bowling until I become a good cricketer in Sri Lanka”.
“Yes, I do have met Malinga. His advice has been to get the accuracy right and, in the load, up he told me not to panic”, the bowler signed off.
Trinity College Kandy produces another Slinga !!
— Nibraz Ramzan (@nibraz88cricket) September 26, 2019