All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.
The pacer missed the 2018 IPL due to the same back problem.
The likes of James Pattinson and Shane Bond also underwent such a surgery.
He played five matches and scalped the same number of wickets this season.
Malinga didn't play the game against SRH.
Carrying the momentum forward will be important for Mumbai.
The left-armer finished with an impressive spell of 4-0-22-2 against CSK.
Mumbai Indians handed the Chennai Super Kings their first defeat of the season.
Behrendorff joined the team after the conclusion of Pakistan series.
Australia finished the season on the perfect note and will be a confident unit heading into the World Cup.