Lasith Malinga decides to play for Mumbai Indians

Media Release

Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to inform that Lasith Malinga had sent a letter on the 15th of July 2014,  wherein he had requested to represent the Mumbai Indian in the Champions League T20 – 2014, The request letter was tabled at the Exco meeting held on the 22 July.

As per the Team Participation Agreement of CLT20 – 2014, the decision on which team a player should represent is the sole prerogative of the player himself. Accordingly whilst expressing Sri Lanka Cricket’s preference for Lasith to represent the Southern Express Team at the said event, the Executive Committee left this decision at his sole discretion.

Lasith Malinga has informed the CEO Mr. Ashley De Silva that he will be representing the Mumbai Indians Team.