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Muttiah Muralitharan


Muttiah Muralitharan: Cricketer who turned stones into milestones

April 17, 2020 2:48 pm

The sight of a shirtless Muralitharan, sensors on his bare torso and a dozen cameras capturing his every move, bowling before biomechanical experts at the University of Western Australia, remains a powerful image of an athlete’s bid to salvage his reputation.

R Ashwin becomes joint-fastest to 250 wickets at home, equals Muttiah Muralitharan's feat

November 14, 2019 2:23 pm

Ravichandran Ashwin also became the third Indian bowler after Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh to take 250 Test wickets at home, after stump castling Bangladesh's Mominul Haque in the first Test.

IPL 2019: Muttiah Muralitharan has advised me to stick to my stock ball, says Shahbaz Nadeem

March 30, 2019 5:11 pm

Shahbaz Nadeem's USP has been his accuracy which frustrates batsmen and Sunrisers Hyderabad spin bowling mentor Muttiah Muralitharan wants the Jharkhand left-arm spinner to stick to his core skills.

Decline in talent, lack of passion saddens me: Muttiah Muralitharan on Sri Lankan cricket

February 09, 2019 6:07 pm

Murali has observed that standard of cricket has gone down since current crop is more focussed on material gains rather than working on improving their game.

Muttiah Muralitharan refuses to work as consultant with Sri Lanka national team

June 16, 2018 4:31 pm

Former Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan has refused to take up the role of a consultant for his national side.

Muttiah Muralitharan's astonishing skill on display, watch video

November 03, 2017 4:31 am

Muttiah Muralitharan's astonishing skill and accuracy is on full display in a video that is doing the rounds on the internet.

Former Test umpire Darrell Hair pleads guilty of stealing from employer

October 24, 2017 8:55 am

Darrell Hair signed an 18-month good behaviour bond after pleading guilty to charges of embezzling and stealing money from a liquor store where he worked.

Narendra Modi invokes MGR, Muttiah Muralitharan in address to Tamil community in Sri Lanka

May 12, 2017 2:53 pm

Narendra Modi in Sri Lanka: "You speak one of the oldest-surviving classical languages in the world. It is a matter of pride that many of you also speak Sinhala," he said.

Mahela Jayawardene's presence in slip cordon was a confidence booster for us bowlers: Murali

August 14, 2014 10:58 am

Bowled Murali caught Mahela is highest bowler-fielder dismissals (77) involving a non-wicketkeeper in Test matches.

Sri Lanka will be a force to reckon with at the 2015 World Cup: Muttiah Muralitharan

April 08, 2014 11:02 am

Before World T20 had commenced, Muralitharan had spoken to The Indian Express and predicted a Lankan victory.