Undoubtedly the best T20 bowler in the circuit, Lasith Malinga lived up to the mark as he wrecked the Bangladesh batting taking his first T20 hat-trick in the 19th over in the 2nd T20 international at R. Premadasa.
The 33-year-old slinger took Mushfiqur Rahim, Mashrafe Mortaza and Mehedi Hasan for his fourth hat-trick in international cricket amidst a filled stadium at Premadasa.
Social media went a buzz as soon as Malinga dismissed Mehedi Hasan and here are what ThePapare.com got from social media:
#SLvBAN | HAT-TRICK FOR LASITH MALINGA!
Rahim – Bowled (18.3)
Mortaza – Bowled (18.4)
Mehedi Hasan – LBW (18.5)
What a Champion!!! pic.twitter.com/8I2fTKZdFc
— ThePapare.com (@ThePapareSports) April 6, 2017
— Logan ⚓ (@KawdaBoy) April 6, 2017
Exactly three years, Sri Lanka restricted India to a low scorer thanks to some good death bowling from Kulasekara and Malinga. Fast forward three-years, the duo are still up and running.
— Inthiqab Omer (@Inthiqab93) April 6, 2017
And of course his team mates didn’t forget to applaud the slinger’s efforts.
Once again amazing lasith Malinga. Another hat trick. What a star. — Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) April 6, 2017
With this hat-trick, he becomes the second bowler to take four hat-tricks in international cricket
Hat-trick for Lasith Malinga. This time in T20Is. He becomes second bowler after Wasim Akram to have 4 hat-tricks in international cricket.
— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) April 6, 2017
While the Sri Lankan fans were celebrating his win, the Indian fans have already got themselves excited knowing that they will see him soon in Mumbai for the IPL
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