Muttiah Muralitharan

Muttiah Muralitharan


Batting Style Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style Right Arm Offbreak
Age 51 years

09 Mar 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin shatters records with 36th fifer in 100th Test

Ravichandran Ashwin shattered a host of records in his 100th Test as India decimated England by an innings and 64 runs in the fifth and final Test in Dharamsala.

09 Mar 2024

James Anderson

James Anderson becomes first-ever pacer with 700 Test wickets: Stats 

England legend James Anderson has become the first-ever fast bowler to take 700 wickets in Test cricket.

03 Mar 2024

Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon becomes second-highest wicket-taker in fourth innings (Tests): Stats

Nathan Lyon starred for Australia with a 10-wicket match haul in the opening Test against New Zealand in Wellington.

25 Feb 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin surpasses Kumble, becomes highest wicket-taker in India (Tests)

Ravichandran Ashwin continues to script records as he has become the highest wicket-taker in Tests in India.

16 Feb 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin

Decoding spinners with 500-plus wickets in Test cricket

Ravichandran Ashwin completed his 500th wicket in Test cricket when he dismissed Zak Crawley in the third Test between India and England in Rajkot.

16 Feb 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin becomes second-fastest bowler to complete 500 Test wickets

Veteran Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has become the second-fastest bowler to complete 500 Test wickets.

05 Feb 2024

Prabath Jayasuriya

Prabath Jayasuriya breaks records with seventh Test fifer: Key stats

Prabath Jayasuriya made headlines for Sri Lanka on Day 4 against Afghanistan in the only Test at the SSC ground on Monday.

20 Jan 2024

James Anderson

James Anderson can accomplish these milestones in India Test series

England are gearing up to tour India for a five-Test series, starting on January 25.

13 Jan 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin

List of milestones Ravichandran Ashwin can accomplish in England Tests

Eyes will be on Ravichandran Ashwin as India host England in a five-match home Test series, starting on January 25.

12 Jan 2024

Wanindu Hasaranga

Wanindu Hasaranga scripts these unique records in ODI cricket: Stats

Wanindu Hasaranga starred in Sri Lanka's eight-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the 3rd ODI at the R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.

16 Nov 2023

Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc joins a unique club in ODI World Cups

Australian pacer Mitchell Starc was the pick of the bowlers versus South Africa in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 second semi-final in Kolkata.

15 Nov 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Muthiah Muralidaran biopic '800' premiere date out

Sri Lankan spin wizard Muthiah Muralidaran has been an inspiration for many.

11 Nov 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

Adam Zampa accomplishes this World Cup feat for Australia

The in-form Adam Zampa has accomplished yet another milestone as he has become the Australian spinner with the most wickets in an edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup.

25 Sep 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

Presenting the highest wicket-takers in ICC Cricket World Cup history

The 2023 edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup is scheduled to get underway on October 5.

ICC World Cup: Statistical analysis of Sri Lanka's trophy-winning campaign

Sri Lanka are heading into the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup after winning the qualifiers. They had a decent outing at the 2023 Asia Cup apart from the drubbing in the final against India.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Decoding Sri Lanka's stats and records

After being outplayed by India in the 2023 Asia Cup final, Sri Lanka will look to show their character in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup, starting October 5.

05 Sep 2023

Tamil Cinema

'800' trailer promises unexplored side of legendary cricketer Muthiah Muralidaran

The much-awaited trailer of Muthiah Muralidaran biopic titled 800 has been released and it gives viewers a deeper insight into the legendary Sri Lankan spinning wizard's tumultuous career and life.

04 Sep 2023

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar to unveil Muthiah Muralidaran's '800' biopic trailer

Muthiah Muralidaran is one of the most iconic spinners in the history of cricket. The Sri Lankan spinning wizard is known for his unique bowling action and killer variations.

10 Aug 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

ICC World Cup: Presenting the notable bowling records

The year 2023 is dedicated to One Day Internationals, with the ICC Cricket World Cup months away.

05 Aug 2023

Asia Cup

Decoding Team Sri Lanka's stats in Asia Cup

Sri Lanka will fight for their seventh Asia Cup title in the 2023 edition of the continental tournament, which will get underway on August 30.

03 Aug 2023

Wasim Akram

Presenting the unbreakable bowling records in ODI cricket

After two years of action-packed T20I cricket, it is time for the 50-over format to take over.

24 Jul 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

R Ashwin displaces Harbhajan as India's second-highest wicket-taker (international cricket)

Another day and another massive feat for Ravichandran Ashwin as the off-spinner has become the second-highest wicket-taker among Indians in international cricket.

24 Jul 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ashwin displaces Kumble as India's second-highest wicket-taker against WI (Tests)

Veteran Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has accomplished yet another milestone as he has gone past Anil Kumble to become India's second-highest wicket-taker in Tests against West Indies.

20 Jul 2023

Stuart Broad

Ashes 2023: Stuart Broad becomes highest wicket-taker against Australia (Tests)

Veteran England pacer Stuart Broad accomplished a monumental feat on Wednesday (July 19) as he became the fifth bowler to complete 600 Test wickets.

20 Jul 2023

Prabath Jayasuriya

Prabath Jayasuriya completes 50 Test wickets in Galle with four-fer

Prabath Jayasuriya claimed a brilliant four-wicket haul against Sri Lanka in the recently-concluded opening Test, albeit in a losing cause.

29 Jun 2023

James Anderson

The Ashes: James Anderson breaks this record of Muttiah Muralitharan

England pacer James Anderson added another feather to his cap on May 28.

24 Jun 2023

Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon set to complete 500 Test wickets: Key stats

Veteran off-spinner Nathan Lyon is set to unlock another milestone and he is just five wickets away from completing 500 wickets in Tests.

CWC Qualifiers: Wanindu Hasaranga claims his best ODI bowling figures

Sri Lanka's main man Wanindu Hasaranga delivered a fantastic bowling performance against the UAE in their opening fixture of the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers at the Queen Sports Club in Bulawayo.

17 Apr 2023

Tamil Cinema

Madhurr Mittal to play Muttiah Muralitharan in spinner's biopic '800'

Muttiah Muralitharan is one of the most iconic players to ever embrace the game of cricket. His record of 800 wickets in Test match cricket is still not broken. From his iconic bowling action to his lethal spins, the legend has inspired many.

25 Feb 2023

James Anderson

James Anderson becomes highest wicket-taker in 2nd innings (Tests): Stats

England are all over New Zealand in the ongoing second and final Test.

04 Mar 2022

Rajasthan Royals (RR)

Warne will always be remembered as a GOAT: Here's why

The legendary leg-spinner, Shane Warne passed away at the age of 52.

20 Oct 2020


'800' controversy: Vijay Sethupathi's daughter receives rape threats

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.

'800': Amid controversy, Vijay Sethupathi walks out of Muralitharan biopic

Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi has opted out of the movie 800, a biopic on former Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan.

17 Oct 2020

Indian Cricket Team

Anil Kumble turns 50: A look at his amazing records

Indian legend Anil Kumble turned 50 on Saturday.

Shane Warne turns 51: A look at his monumental records

The greatest leg-spinner of all-time, Shane Warne, turned 51 on Sunday.

Top four spin bowling pairs in history of Test cricket

Spin bowling has been the most decorated art in the longest format.

Happy Birthday Muttiah Muralitharan: A look at his achievements

Former Sri Lankan spin ace Muttiah Muralitharan turned 42 on Friday.

Rahul Dravid's son Samit scores second double ton: Details here

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.

U-14 cricket: Key details about Rahul Dravid's son Samit

Former Indian cricket team captain Rahul Dravid's son, Samit, cracked a solid double century in an Under-14 state-level match this week.

14 Nov 2019

Harbhajan Singh

Adam Gilchrist reveals the toughest Indian bowler he has faced

Australian wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist is certainly one of the most legendary openers to have played the sport.

17 Oct 2019

Indian Cricket Team

A look at the all-time records of Anil Kumble

When it comes to the greatest Indian spinner of all-time, Anil Kumble undoubtedly leads the list.

06 Sep 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

Ranking the most memorable bowling performance in ODIs

The 50-over cricket match, generally known as One-Day International (ODI), is the most thrilling format of the game.

SL vs WI: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-head

Sri Lanka and West Indies are set to take on each other in match number 39 of the ICC World Cup 2019 on Monday.

Five weird and bizarre cricket records of all time

Cricket is a gentlemen's game as it is also famously called the game of glorious uncertainties.

20 Jun 2019

England Cricket Team

England vs Sri Lanka: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-head

In-form England, who have been breathtaking in the ICC World Cup 2019, take on Sri Lanka in match number 27 on Friday.

06 Jun 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Statistical preview, pitch report and timing

Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in match number 11 of the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 on Friday.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Statistical preview, pitch report, timing

New Zealand open their ICC World Cup 2019 campaign on Saturday against Sri Lanka at the Cardiff Wales Stadium.

28 May 2019


World Cup: Here are the stats you need to know

The ICC World Cup 2019 begins this Thursday, as the teams are all set to put in their best efforts to lay hands on the coveted title.

08 Nov 2018


Watch: The most bizarre 360 degree bowling action

The BCCI and the Indian cricket team shared a video of a bizarre 360-degree bowling action, unlike anything that we have ever seen before.

22 Oct 2018

Test Cricket

Lanka's Rangana Herath to retire after first Test against England

Sri Lankan left-arm bowler, Rangana Herath, has announced that he will be hanging up his boots after Sri Lanka play their first Test against England at Galle.

03 Jun 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

Happy Birthday Wasim Akram!

Wasim Akram is regarded as one of the greatest left-arm bowlers of all time.

Top five bowlers with most wickets in a calendar year

As 2017 cricket-season nears its end, South Africa's Kagiso Rabada, with 81 wickets, is the leading wicket-taker this year across all formats.

30 Nov 2017

Pakistan Cricket Team

Ajmal accuses ICC of being unfair

Pakistani ace-spinner Saeed Ajmal who called it a day on his cricket career on Wednesday, has stirred up a hornet's nest by lashing out at the International Cricket Council's protocol of assessing bowling actions.

Rangana Herath's 400 test wickets and other records

Sri Lanka's veteran left-arm spin bowler Rangana Herath picked up his 400th wicket in test cricket during the first test match against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

All you want to know about spin bowlers

Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav made his ODI debut for India against West Indies and picked up three wickets to help India win by 105 runs.