Originally Posted by Isura
Malinga is no longer test quality imo. There's more to bowling than pace. He is too predictable and doesn't give good batsmen much trouble. An in form Sharma + fit Zaheer is better than the SL pace attack. Although the Indians depend on swing more to take wickets.
Based on what exactly?
Malinga hasn't played Test Cricket (or any First Class cricket for that matter) in 2 years.