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Lasith Malinga Reckons Dunith Wellalage Will Be Sri Lanka’s Most Necessary Participant

Former star Sri Lankan pacer, Lasith Malinga heaped reward on Dunith Wellalage after his five-wicket haul in opposition to India within the fourth Tremendous Fours match of the Asia Cup 2023 on Tuesday (September twelfth) at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo and mentioned that the 20-year-old Sri Lanka spinner will develop into a star for the island nation.

Each within the first and second innings, Dunith Wellalage made a mark for Sri Lanka. Within the first inning, the 20-year-old bagged 5 wickets and dismissed prime Indian batsmen like Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, and Hardik Pandya.

However, within the second inning, Wellalage scored the best runs amongst his teammates after he performed a 42-run knock from 46 balls with a strike price of 91.30. Nonetheless, it was not sufficient to clinch a win in opposition to India because the Males in Blue received the sport by 41 runs.

The previous Sri Lanka participant took his official X (previously often called Twitter) account and mentioned that Sri Lanka performed with 12 males in opposition to India simply due to the 20-year-old’s efficiency within the match.

The previous Sri Lankan pacer lauded the teen and added that Wellalage has a superb mind on his younger ought to which can assist him sooner or later to flourish.

Malinga additional added that within the subsequent 10 years, Dunith Wellalage will develop into a vital participant for the island nation within the 50-over format.

“It’s truthful to say that SL performed with 12 gamers right now. That’s how good Dunith was. He’s bought a superb head on his younger shoulders to go along with his all-round ability set. I consider he’s on his method to changing into a very powerful participant for SL in ODIs for the subsequent decade,” Lasith Malinga wrote.

We’ll preserve pushing ahead and striving for victory: Dunith Wellalage

The Participant of the Match of the fourth Tremendous Fours sport took to X account and mentioned that he has been studying from Babar Azam and that he’s pleased with himself. Dunith Wellalage additional added that he’ll preserve pushing ahead to clinch a win.

“Although the end result didn’t go our method, I’m pleased with my efficiency on the sector. Studying from the very best, @babarazam258, whose journey and dedication proceed to inspire me. We’ll preserve pushing ahead and striving for victory,” Dunith Wellalage wrote.


Within the fifth Tremendous Fours match of the Asia Cup 2023, Sri Lanka will lock horns in opposition to Pakistan on Thursday (September 14th) at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.



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