Lasith Malinga Breaks Shahid Afridi T20 Record
Veteran Sri Lankan Fast Bowler Lasith Malinga breaks the record for most wickets in T20 International cricket, Sri Lankan pacer achieved record during the first T20I against New Zealand. Malinga breaks Shahid Khan Afridi record of 98 wickets in T20 matches.
Malinga claimed 99th Wicket in his career during the first T20I against New Zealand in Colombo by claiming the wicket of Colin de Grandhomme in the 14th over of the second innings.
In doing so, the fast-arm bowler beat former All-rounder Boom Boom Shahid Khan Afridi, who previously held the record with 98 wickets to his name.
Malinga retained as the captain of the Sri Lanka team for the three-match T20I series against the Kiwis. The second and third T20I will held on Tuesday and Friday, respectively.