The three times champion Mumbai Indians has appointed the former teammate and the star Sri Lankan cricketer Lasith Malinga as the bowling mentor of the team ahead the 11th edition of Indian Premier League.
Lasith Malinga was unsold at the mega auction of 2018. As we all know that, he is the leading wicket taker of this league. So it will be a great for the Mumbai Indians in the upcoming season.
Malinga said,”It’s a great opportunity to be present with, and an honour to continue my association with Mumbai Indians. Mumbai has been my home away from home for the last decade. As a player, I have enjoyed the journey with Mumbai Indians and now as mentor, I look forward to the new chapter.”
The owner Akash Ambani said,”Mumbai Indians has proven record of scouting and bringing forth the young talents at National stage. It will be a boon for these youngsters as well the established ones to have the combine force of Shane Bond and Lasith Malinga to back them.”
“Malinga has been a pillar of strength for Mumbai Indians since the inception of the team, and his passion for the team will help us achieve new heights,” he added.