Lasith Malinga fell in love with wife Tanya Perera at an Ad shoot

Updated: Aug 28, 2019, 17:44 | Rahul Ramakrishnan
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    Lasith Malinga is a Sri Lankan cricketer who has played for Sri Lanka in all three formats of international cricket.

    In pic: Lasith Malinga with wife Tanya Perera

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  • Lasith Malinga fell in love with wife Tanya Perera at an Ad shoot

    Lasith Malinga a right-arm fast bowler has earned a reputation for delivering accurate inswinging yorkers consistently

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    Lasith Malinga is considered one of the best bowlers ever in ODI cricket, known especially for his masterly skills during death overs bowling.

    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 was 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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    Lasith Malinga married Tanya Perera in 2010 and the couple has been going strong ever since.

    In pic: Lasith Malinga with wife Tanya Perera and children

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    Lasith Malinga played his last 50-over World Cup match in England and Wales in 2019.

    In pic: Lasith Malinga with wife Tanya Perera and children

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    Lasith 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 was the backbone of a depleted Sri Lanka's bowling attack in World Cup 2019 and managed to keep Sri Lanka in the hunt for a semifinal spot but Sri Lanka failed to qualify for the semis.

    In pic: Lasith Malinga with wife Tanya Perera and children

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    Lasith Malinga retired from ODI cricket after playing 226 ODIs, taking 338 wickets at an average of 28.9. He also maintained a miserly economy rate of 5.35 during his career, including eight 5-wicket hauls and eleven 4-wicket hauls.

    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

Sri Lanka pace legend Lasith Malinga called it a day from ODI cricket after the first match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on July 26, 2019. As the yorker king turns 36 on August 28, 2019, we look at the cricketer's life off the pitch, including how he fell in love with his wife Tanya Perera during an ad shoot. (Pics/ Lasith Malinga Instagram)

 

 

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