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Lasith Malinga 5-6 - Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 3rd T20I 2019 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Lasith Malinga 5-6 - Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 3rd T20I 2019


Watch the highlights of Lasith Malinga 5-6 - Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 3rd T20I 2019 - New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 3rd T20I match played between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Pallekelle in 06th September 2019.

Lasith Malinga 5-6 - Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 3rd T20I 2019 Highlights
Lasith Malinga takes off in celebration after his hat-trick © AFP
Lasith Malinga's magical 5 for 6 including a hat-trick gives Sri Lanka consolation 37-run victory over New Zealand and avoid the series whitewash in the low-scoring game of the third T20I.

* Lasith Malinga's 5 for 6 was the fourth best bowling figures for Sri Lanka in T20 international and Sri Lanka's second best figures against New Zealand in T20Is.

* Lasith Malinga became the first bowler to take a 100 wickets in T20 international cricket history, surpassing Shahid Afridi's 98.

* Lasith Malinga became the first bowler to claimed two hat-tricks in T20 international cricket history.

* Lasith Malinga became the second bowler to took 4-wickets in 4-balls in T20 internationals after Rashid Khan.

* Lasith Malinga first time claimed "four wickets in four balls" was against South Africa in One-day internationals in the 2007 World Cup.

* New Zealand's 88 was their fifth lowest score in T20 internationals and their third worst total against Sri Lanka in T20Is.

Sri Lanka scored 125-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Danushka Gunathilaka struck 30 off 25-balls including 4-fours, Niroshan Dickwella 24 and debutant Lahiru Madushanka - who scored 20-runs on his debut T20I match.

New Zealand best bowler by Mitchell Santner took 3-wickets for 12-runs in 4-overs including a maiden, Todd Astle picked up 3-wickets and one for Scott Kuggeleijn.

New Zealand scored 88 for all-out in 16 overs with top scorer by Tim Southee 28 not out and Mitchell Santner 16.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Lasith Malinga claims 5-6, Akila Dananjaya took two-wickets and one for Wanindu Hasaranga - Lakshan Sandakan.

Lasith Malinga named Player of the match for his pace bowling attack to claimed a career-best 5-wicket haul for 6-runs in 4-overs including a maiden.

Tim Southee earned player of the series for claiming 4-wickets with economy rate of 4.50 in the three-match T20I series.