Muralitharan


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Muralitharan

Muttiah . born 1972, Sri Lankan cricketer, a famous spin bowler; has played for Sri Lanka since 1992
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Muralitharan's spell of 4 for 19 destroyed Leo's top order which included the wicket of Brian Lara for a duck.
Lyon, who has been learning a bowling variation that would turn in the opposite direction to his regular delivery from Muralitharan, said that while his time in Sri Lanka had been very useful the new delivery was still a work in progress and was not solely the result of spending time under the spin legend's tutelage, Sport24 reported.
Muralitharan is due to bring an end to his record-breaking career at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, however his ambitions of a dream send-off have been threatened by a run of injuries.
Muralitharan, who turns 39 next month, skipped practice on Thursday at the Wankhede stadium and has struggled with and niggled through the course of the tournament, including a hamstring injury, a side strain, a troublesome knee and a groin issue.
Muralitharan is due to bring an end to his record-breaking career at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai however, his ambitions of a dream send-off have been threatened by a run of injuries.
Muralitharan, 38, who will retire from international cricket after the tournament, injured the hamstring and bruised his knee in a group match win over the New Zealanders.
The captain had a word of praise for Muralitharan, who appeared to be in major discomfort after picking up a niggle.
But Muralitharan, who has taken a record haul of 800 Test and 517 one-day wickets, will step aside completely at the end of the World Cup.
But Muralitharan, who has 800 Test wickets and 517 one-day wickets, will step aside completely after the conclusion of theWorld Cup, which begins next month.
Muralitharan, wearing his trademark wide smile, was mobbed by his team-mates before being carried shoulder-high around the field to allow him to acknowledge an adoring public.
SHANE WARNE believes Muttiah Muralitharan's record Test wicket haul of 800 will never be beaten.
MUTTIAH Muralitharan left the Test scene yesterday with a place in cricket history.