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* Malinga decides to play for Mumbai Indians at CLT20
Tue, Jul 29, 2014, 08:05 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka's World Cup winning T20 captain Lasith Malinga has decided to represent the Mumbai Indian in the Champions League T20 - 2014 over the Southern Express team.

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today announced that Malinga has informed the SLC that he will be choosing to represent Mumbai Indians, his IPL team.

Malinga had sent a letter on the 15th of July, 2014 requesting permission to represent the Mumbai Indian in the Champions League T20.

The SLC has discussed Malinga's request at the Executive Committee meeting held on 22nd July.

The cricket authority said 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 and the Committee has allowed Malinga to take a decision on which team to play.

"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," the SLC said in a statement today.

Lasith Malinga has informed the SLC CEO Mr. Ashley De Silva that he will be representing the Mumbai Indians Team at the CLT-2014 which will is expected to begin on September 7 in India.

According to the ESPNCricInfo, the board will receive $150,000 from Mumbai Indians, as the sum a foreign franchise must pay the home team of a player who represents the foreign side at the CLT20. The SLC will also receive a $500,000 payment from CLT20 for sending a team to the tournament.

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