Malinga will join the support staff headed by coach Mahela Jayawardene, bowling coach Shane Bond, batting coach Robin Singh and newly appointed fielding coach James Pemment.
ISL 2017-18: Jamshedpur FC snatch narrow win against ATK to put defending champions on brink of elimination
Jamshedpur FC rode on a Trindade Goncalves penalty to prevail over ATK by a solitary goal as the two-time champions failed to snap their losing streak, virtually missing out on a ISL Playoff berth, in Kolkata on Sunday.
ISL 2017-18: From 'lucky charm' Robbie Keane to Jamshedpur FC's steely rearguard, takeaways from Week 6
With the Christmas break coming to an end and teams gearing up for the next round of matches, here's a look back at what grabbed the attention the most during week six of the Indian Super League (ISL)
Highlights ISL 2017, ATK vs Delhi Dynamos, Football Match Result: Robbie Keane wins it for the hosts
ATK and Delhi Dynamos will clash in Kolkata looking to turn their campaign for the good. Follow Live updates
India began the year at 129th spot and broke into top 100 by occupying 96th – the second best ever after the 94th of February 1996 – in July.
ISL 2017-18: ATK ride on Robin Singh's goal to beat Mumbai City FC and pick up maiden win of tournament
ATK, winless with two defeats and two draws coming into the game, survived a late onslaught by the home side, who were outplayed in the opening half, to emerge triumphant.
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ISL 2017-18: Defending champions ATK play out goalless draw against Kerala Blasters in season's opener
ATK, coached by former Manchester United striker Teddy Sheringham, dominated the match with more than 60 per cent possession.
Kerala Blasters FC coach Rene Meulensteen expects his team to play incisive one-touch attacking football to break through the wall of ATK's defence in the opening match of ISL 2017-18.
ISL 2017-18: Kerala Blasters coach Rene Meulensteen expects team to play one-touch attacking football against ATK
Rene Meulensteen expects his Kerala Blasters team to play incisive one-touch attacking football to break through the wall of ATK's defence.
ISL 2017-18: Robbie Keane, Robin Singh score to help ATK beat Neroca FC 2-1 in closed-door practice match
Robbie Keane and Robin Singh displayed some superb skills and netted one each for ATK for a hard-fought victory.
India were rugged at times, but offered a glimpse into how they will shape up in the future with the likes of Nikhil Poojary and Anirudh Thapa impressing in their debuts.
Tri-nation series: India win tournament despite being held to draw by lower-ranked St Kitts and Nevis
India, ranked 97th in the FIFA chart, largely dominated their second and final round-robin match and wasted several chances.
T20 Global League: Robin Singh, Sridharan Sriram to coach Bloem City Blazers, Jo'burg Giants respectively
Former India cricketers Robin Singh and Sriram Sridharan will be coaching Bloem City Blazers and Jo'burg Giants respectively in the upcoming T20 Global League to be held in South Africa.
The change in tactics worked as India finally took the lead when Jeje’s clever flick from Eugenson Lyngdoh’s lofted pass was latched on to by Balwant and the Punjab-born striker kept his cool in a one-on-one situation with the keeper
Tri-nation series: Stephen Constantine says he doesn't care even if 'punishing' Robin Singh fails to score
Indian football coach Stephen Constantine hailed the goalscorers as The Blue Tigers fought back from a goal down thanks to goals from Robin Singh and substitute Balwant Singh to stretch their winning streak to nine matches.
Tri-Nation series: Stephen Constantine feels winning run won't matter if India fails to make it to Asian Cup
Chief football coach Stephen Constantine doesn't want to dwell on the past and said India's nine-match winning streak will count for nothing if they fail to qualify for the Asian Cup.
This was India's ninth win on trot and it had a host of U-23 players introduced by coach Stephen Constantine, keeping an eye on the future.
Yuvraj Singh left out of limited-overs squad due to failure to clear 'Yo-Yo' endurance test, not bad form
It has been learnt that both Yuvraj and Raina have scored well below the permissible level of 19.5 with Yuvraj barely managing to touch 16, which was the biggest reason for his ouster.
After back-to-back wins against Myanmar and the Kyrgyz Republic, Indian football team will fly to Macau for their third game of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifiers