Articles about Muttiah Muralitharan
Born on April 17, 1972, Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan is a former Sri Lankan cricketer, known for his off-spin bowling style. Regarded as one of the greatest bowlers in cricket history, Muralitharan holds the record of taking the maximum wickets in international cricket, as of 2021. Muralitharan began his Test cricket journey in 1992 against Australia. Between 1992 and 2010, he played 133 Test matches and took 800 wickets, thus becoming the record holder of taking maximum wickets in Test cricket as of 2021. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in 1993 against India. Between 1993 and 2011, Muralitharan played 350 ODI matches and took a record 534 wickets. He made his T20 International debut in 2006 against New Zealand. He also holds the records for taking the maximum 5-wicket hauls in an innings in Test cricket, and 10-wicket hauls in a Test match and bowling the maximum balls in international cricket, as of 2021. He is the first player to take a 10-wicket haul per match against every Test-playing country. He holds the record of having been conferred with the maximum Man of the Series Awards in Test cricket. He retired from international cricket in 2011. He has also been associated with Chennai Super Kings, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. Since 2015, he has been the bowling coach for the IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad. He is also inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.
04 Mar 2022Sports
The legendary leg-spinner, Shane Warne passed away at the age of 52.
29 Dec 2020Sports
India have claimed an emphatic victory over Australia in the Boxing Day Test.
01 Dec 2020Sports
England pace spearhead Stuart Broad has been nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
20 Oct 2020Entertainment
Even after actor Vijay Sethupathi quit the controversial movie 800, a biopic on legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Muthiah Muralitharan, he continued to receive flak for having considered the film.
19 Oct 2020Entertainment
Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi has opted out of the movie 800, a biopic on former Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan.
17 Oct 2020Sports
Indian legend Anil Kumble turned 50 on Saturday.
16 Oct 2020Sports
One of the greatest all-rounders, Jacques Kallis, turned 45 on Friday.
13 Sep 2020Sports
The greatest leg-spinner of all-time, Shane Warne, turned 51 on Sunday.
09 Sep 2020Sports
Three-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be aiming to keep up with the consistency in the competition.
28 Aug 2020Sports
Sri Lankan maestro Lasith Malinga, on Friday, turned 37.
26 Aug 2020Sports
The third Test between England and Pakistan resulted in a draw as incessant rain caused perpetual delays.
12 Aug 2020Sports
England and Pakistan are all set to lock horns in the second Test of the three-match series at the Ageas Bowl.
04 Aug 2020Sports
England and Pakistan are all set to lock horns in the first of three-Test series from August 5 at the Old Trafford.
29 Jul 2020Sports
All the years of gruelling drills finally paid off when Stuart Broad registered his 500th Test scalp in the third Test against West Indies.
29 Jul 2020Sports
On this day in 2006, Sri Lankan greats Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene went on to record the highest partnership of all time in Test cricket.
28 Jul 2020Sports
Fast bowler Chris Woakes took a five-for on Day 5 as England defeated West Indies by 269 runs in the series decider at Old Trafford.
28 Jul 2020Sports
Pace spearhead Stuart Broad became the second player from England to take 500 wickets in Test cricket.
03 Jul 2020Sports
Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh turned 40 on Friday.
21 Jun 2020Sports
On this day in 2019, veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga reached yet another historic feat in international cricket.
07 Jun 2020Sports
Spin bowling has been the most decorated art in the longest format.
03 Jun 2020Sports
Pakistan bowling legend Wasim Akram turned 54 on Wednesday.
24 May 2020Sports
James Anderson has been a pioneer of England's bowling attack in Test cricket for years.
17 Apr 2020Sports
Former Sri Lankan spin ace Muttiah Muralitharan turned 42 on Friday.
16 Apr 2020Sports
Three-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have been one of the most consistent teams over the years.
04 Apr 2020Sports
"Pitch it up and let the ball dance around!" This has been the mantra of spinners since the inception of cricket.
02 Apr 2020Sports
"Dhoni finishes off in style... A magnificent strike into the crowd... India lift the World Cup after 28 years and it is an Indian captain who has been absolutely brilliant in the night of the final...!"
28 Mar 2020Sports
Lasith Malinga defied the laws of cricket with his quirky action bowling action after announcing himself in 2004.
27 Mar 2020Sports
England pace spearhead James Anderson is confident of making a comeback following the coronavirus outbreak.
18 Feb 2020Sports
Rahul Dravid's son Samit scored a brilliant double century in a U-14 BTR Shield match between his team Mallya Aditi International School and Sri Kumaran.
13 Feb 2020Sports
Cricket veterans Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara will be seen playing against each other for a noble cause.
21 Dec 2019Sports
Former Indian cricket team captain Rahul Dravid's son, Samit, cracked a solid double century in an Under-14 state-level match this week.
08 Dec 2019Sports
Australian spin legend Shane Warne remains one of the GOATs of the last era.
16 Nov 2019Sports
The Indian cricket team beat Bangladesh inside three days to win the first Test match and take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.
14 Nov 2019Sports
Australian wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist is certainly one of the most legendary openers to have played the sport.
14 Nov 2019Sports
Veteran off-spinner R Ashwin scripted some superb feats on Day 1 of the first Test between India and Bangladesh in Indore.
08 Oct 2019Sports
R Ashwin has been a revelation for Team India in Test cricket over the years.