Dwayne Bravo broke the record when he picked the wicket of LSG batter Deepak Hooda in a high-scoring encounter.
Bravo, who was tied with Sri Lankan legend Malinga at the top spot with 170 wickets, dismissed LSG batter Deepak Hooda in the 18th over of the innings to break the record.
Malinga, who took 546 wickets in 340 international matches across three formats for Sri Lanka, has been roped in by the Royals as their new fast bowling coach ahead of IPL-15.
Lasith Malinga will support Sri Lanka's bowlers, providing tactical insight and technical expertise to help the on-field execution of strategic plans.
Got many fans in India, rest of the world by playing for Mumbai Indians, says veteran bowler Malinga
Earlier this week, Malinga had announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Today is a very special day for me, I want to thank each and everyone who has supported me and blessed me throughout my T20 career, said Malinga on his official YouTube channel.
The 35-year-old was a vital cog in the IPL franchise Mumbai Indians bowling unit, claiming 16 wickets to help his side win a record fourth title in the T20 cash-rich league.
CSK needed nine runs off the last over but the experienced Lankan paceman Malinga kept his nerve to concede eight.
One of the most difficult tasks that comes with being a T20 pro around the globe is to manage the body in absence of a regular physio and trainer.
The Sri Lankan has been the core of Mumbai Indians winning combination in the last decade. He has donned the prestigious Mumbai Indians jersey in 110 matches.
IPL Auction 2018: Chris Gayle, Lasith Malinga go unsold; here is the full list of players who didn't make the cut on Day 1
Explosive West Indian batsman Chris Gayle and destructive Sri Lankan bowler Lasith Malinga are just two of the stars who remained unsold on the first day.
Day 1 ended like a roller-coaster ride, leaving with it the promise of Day 2 following on the same lines.
Malinga appeared before SLC's special inquiry panel, where he accepted the charges against him and tendered an apology.