Muttiah Muralitharan has said that Bangladesh will need variety in their bowling stocks to complement the surfeit of left-arm spinners emerging in the country. The retired Muralitharan, the highest wicket-taker in Test and ODI history, is a part of the Chittagong Kings side for the ... Read more »
Former Sri Lanka great Muttiah Muralitharan has told England their ranking as the ICC's No 1 Test team 'means nothing' and they must master subcontinental conditions before they can be compared to the best teams in cricketing history. England are on the verge of losing their crown in the ... Read more »
Now he is in India at his own expense working on his bowling at the Global Cricket School and is adamant that his action, which bears a striking resemblance to that of Muttiah Muralitharan, is not only legal but could provide the English answer to Ajmal. In a spin: Maurice Holmes is ... Read more »
Gloucestershire have re-signed Sri Lanka spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan for this year's Friends Life t20 competition. Muralitharan, 39, played for the Gladiators in last season's competition and took 12 wickets at an average of 31. He claimed a world record 800 Test wickets and 1,347 ... Read more »
Muttiah Muralitharan, the leading wicket-taker in Test and ODI cricket, will be back at Gloucestershire this year to play a part in the county's Friends Life t20 campaign. The Sri Lanka offspinner, who retired from international cricket after the 2011 World Cup final, has most recently ... Read more »
Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka, chiselled his name even further into cricketing immortality by taking his historic and probably unrepeatable 800th Test wicket with his final Test ball, bowling Sri Lanka to victory in a home Test against India in 2010) (I know I also wrote in Part 1 that ... Read more »
Sachin Tendulkar inspired me with his positive aggression: Muttiah Muralitharan Sachin Tendulkar inspired me with his positive aggression: Muttiah Muralitharan Sri Lankan spin king takes a walk down memory lane as he remembers how a curly-haired 19-year-old took the cricket world by ... Read more »
Press Trust of India | Last updated on Saturday, 30 March 2013 19:34 Print font size - + Amidst controversy over Sri Lankan players' participation in Chennai matches of the IPL, spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan on Saturday joined Royal Challengers Bangalore's conditioning camp at the ... Read more »
Royal Challengers Bangalore's Muttiah Muralitharan has expressed disappointment at the BCCI's decision to disallow Sri Lankan players from participating in IPL matches in Chennai this season, a result of growing political tensions in Tamil Nadu stemming from the treatment of ethnic ... Read more »
Their spinners were the key against the Strikers, Muttiah Muralitharan leading the way with 3-18, including dismissing the dangerous duo of Kieron Pollard and Theo Doropoulos in successive deliveries, from his four overs. Fellow overseas signing Marlon Samuels also claimed three wickets... Read more »
Melbourne Stars, led by Shane Warne, take on Melbourne Renegades - who include Muttiah Muralitharan in their line-up - in Friday's opening match, live on Sky. The tournament has been hit by a series of late withdrawals by international stars, with only West Indies' stars there in any ... Read more »
Muttiah Muralitharan could be forgiven for being a little vexed this Friday night. The Big Bash League begins with a cross-town battle between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars. Muralitharan will make his BBL debut for the Renegades, having been lured there by Brad Hodge ... Read more »
New Zealand have approached Muttiah Muralitharan about assisting the side during their tour of Sri Lanka. New Zealand will face Sri Lanka in two Tests, five ODIs and a Twenty20 international - with new bowling coach Shane Bond linking up with the side for the first time. However with ... Read more »
The two most prolific wicket-takers in international cricket are expected to be part of a cross-town rivalry in Melbourne this season, after Muttiah Muralitharan confirmed he would play for the Renegades in the Big Bash League. Muralitharan, 40, will be based at Etihad Stadium in the ... Read more »
Muttiah Muralitharan has declared his intention to play in the Big Bash League next season, and the Melbourne Renegades could be the most likely team to win his services. Muralitharan played for Wellington in New Zealand's domestic T20 competition last summer instead of turning out in ... Read more »
Muttiah Muralitharan, Sri Lanka's record-breaking spin bowler, has dismissed England's Twenty20 format as "old fashioned" and called for it to adopt the franchise format favoured by the IPL. Muralitharan is about to begin his second season with Gloucestershire in Friends Life t20 and as ... Read more »
Royal Challengers Bangalore, who have lost their previous three games due to poor bowling, especially from the fifth bowler, chose the all-round skills of Tillakaratne Dilshan over their best bowler so far, Muttiah Muralitharan. Royal Challengers made two more changes. S Aravind, who ... Read more »
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Kolkata Knight Riders set 166-run...
Seamer Vinay Kumar and spinner Muttiah Muralitharan also picked up two wickets apiece to dent KKR's run charge. Gambhir scored a quickfire 28-ball 50 that included 8 boundaries and one six. Kolkata Knight Riders were 135 for the loss of three wickets after the end of 16 overs. KKR lost ... Read more »
Pune Warriors v Royal Challengers, IPL 2013, Pune Report : Mathews and Mendis return, Royal Challeng...
Ravi Rampaul made way for Muttiah Muralitharan, KL Rahul replaced Abhinav Mukund at the top of the order, Arun Karthik returned as wicketkeeper, replacing the seamer Jaydev Unadkat. Royal Challengers Bangalore: 1 KL Rahul, 2 Chris Gayle, 3 Virat Kohli (capt), 4 AB de Villiers, 5 Moises ... Read more »
Deccan Chargers (DC) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Royal Challengers Bangalore restrict Decc...
Muttiah Muralitharan struck to scalp Sangakkara to pile more misery on Deccan. Deccan Chargers struggled as they lost their three wickets inside five overs against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Prasanth Parameswaran gave Royal Challengers ... Read more »