Photos: Lasith Malinga is clean bowled by his wife Tanya Perera

Updated: Jun 04, 2019, 12:17 IST
  • Photos: Lasith Malinga is clean bowled by his wife Tanya Perera

    Lasith Malinga is a Sri Lankan cricketer who has played for the Sri Lanka national team.

    In pic: Lasith Malinga with wife Tanya Perera

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  • Photos: Lasith Malinga is clean bowled by his wife Tanya Perera

    Lasith Malinga is a right-arm fast bowler who is known for his accurate yorkers.

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  • Photos: Lasith Malinga is clean bowled by his wife Tanya Perera

    Lasith Malinga is one of the best bowlers ever in ODI cricket with 322 wickets in 218 ODIs.

    Lasith Malinga posted this picture with wife Tanya Perera and captioned it as, "Wish you all a Merry Christmas!"

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    Lasith Malinga was not from a very well to do family and was born in modest conditions in a coastal village in Sri Lanka. 

    In pic: Lasith Malinga with wife Tanya Perera playing snooker

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    Lasith Malinga's father is a former bus mechanic from Galle, Sri Lanka.

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    Reports have it that Lasith Malinga first met his wife Tanya at an Ad shoot, where she was the event manager.

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    It was love at first sight for Lasith Malinga and the duo started dating each other shortly after.

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    Laith Malinga then married Tanya Perera in 2010 and the couple have been going strong ever since.

    In pic: Lasith Malinga with wife Tanya Perera and children

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    At 35 years old, Lasith Malinga is probably playing his last World Cup in England and Wales this year and Sri Lanka will be banking on him to come good.

    In pic: Lasith Malinga with wife Tanya Perera and children

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    Laith Malinga posted this picture from his trip to Italy with family and captioned it as, "It was great to see the Milan Cathedral, what a beautiful city!"

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    After an impressive IPL 2019, Lasith Malinga is the backbone of a depleted Sri Lanka's bowling attack in World Cup 2019 and he will be looking to help Sri Lanka register their first win of the tournament when they face Afghanistan on June 4, 2019.

    In pic: Lasith Malinga with wife Tanya Perera and children

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    Lasith Malinga shared this throwback picture of his and captioned it as, "Back in 2006."

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    Lasith Malinga posted this picture from his younger days when he had just started playing cricket and captioned it as, "Can you recognise?"

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    Lasith Malinga posted this picture after he got home from a long cricket tournament and captioned it as, "Back home!"

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About The Gallery

As World Cup 2019 is in full flow, we showcase a series on 'Player to watch out for', in the upcoming match. Sri Lanka's premier bowler Lasith Malinga, who is all set to display his skills against Afghanistan on June 4 is the player we think will make a difference in the match. We look at the cricketer's life off the pitch, where he fell in love with his wife Tanya Perera during an ad shoot. (Pics/ Lasith Malinga Instagram)

 

 

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