Lasith Malinga to fly back home after Bangladesh match to attend mother-In-law’s funeral

Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga will leave the team following their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 game against Bangladesh, today at Bristol, to attend the funeral of his mother-in-law.

According to a release from Sri Lanka Cricket,” Malinga will leave the team following Sri Lanka’s World Cup Game against Bangladesh, which will be played today, as his Mother-In-Law has passed away.”

However, the veteran player is expected to join the team, before the team’s next World Cup game, which will be played against Australia on the 15th June, 2019.

The remains of late Mrs. Kanthi Perera lie at the Barney Raymond Funeral Home at Colombo 08 and the funeral will take place on Thursday, 13th June at the Borella Cemetery.

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