Muttiah Muralitharan

James Anderson bags 23rd five-wicket haul in Test cricket, equals Kapil Dev's feat

James Anderson bags 23rd five-wicket haul in Test cricket, equals Kapil Dev's feat

England paceman James Anderson continued with his deceptive swings with the red ball as he completed his yet another five-wicket haul on day 3 of the second Test match against West Indies at Headingley, today. His tally ergo added up to 23 fi-fers equalling the feat achieved by former Indian skipper Kapil Dev.

Aug 27, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
India's Tour of Sri Lanka: Muttiah Muralitharan blames Lankan youngsters for not doing enough

India's Tour of Sri Lanka: Muttiah Muralitharan blames Lankan youngsters for not doing enough

At stumps on the second day of first Test in Galle, Sri Lanka were 154 for five in reply to India's mammoth 600 with centuries from Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara.

Jul 27, 2017, 22:20 PM IST
Top five wicket-takers in the history of India-Sri Lanka bilataral Test series

Top five wicket-takers in the history of India-Sri Lanka bilataral Test series

From Muralitharan to Harbhajan, here are the five bowlers who have taken most wickets in the Indo-Lanka Test series.

Jul 24, 2017, 21:20 PM IST
Muttiah Muralitharan hails MS Dhoni's influence on 'smart' R Ashwin

Muttiah Muralitharan hails MS Dhoni's influence on 'smart' R Ashwin

Muralitharan has seen Ashwin from close quarters. The world's highest wicket-taker in Test cricket was with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the IPL.

Jul 16, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
Spin great Muttiah Muralitharan heaps praise on R Ashwin, says Indian offie is a smart cricketer

Spin great Muttiah Muralitharan heaps praise on R Ashwin, says Indian offie is a smart cricketer

Muralitharan, who holds the record for most Test wickets, however, said the Lanka team's performances in the recent time were not very good.

Jul 15, 2017, 23:17 PM IST
Muttiah Muralitharan thanks Prime Minister Narendra Modi for mentioning his name in speech

Muttiah Muralitharan thanks Prime Minister Narendra Modi for mentioning his name in speech

Spin great Muttiah Muralitharan has showed his gratitude to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for mentioning his name while praising the contribution of Indian origin Tamil community in Sri Lanka.

May 14, 2017, 18:33 PM IST
IPL 2017: Bhuvneshwar Kumar is one of best pacers in IPL history, says Muttiah Muralitharan

IPL 2017: Bhuvneshwar Kumar is one of best pacers in IPL history, says Muttiah Muralitharan

"Over the last four, five years that I have been seeing him, he is the best bowler in IPL history. He bowls two overs in the Power Play and two at the death and his economy rate is so low," Muralitharan said.

Apr 24, 2017, 18:36 PM IST
Ravi Shastri omits Sourav Ganguly from top Indian captains' list, Muttiah Muralitharan disagrees

Ravi Shastri omits Sourav Ganguly from top Indian captains' list, Muttiah Muralitharan disagrees

Muralitharan said that Ravi Shastri may have just "missed" Sourav Ganguly's name while compiling his list of India's all-time best captains.

Jan 09, 2017, 21:37 PM IST
Hashim Amla becomes the 10,000th LBW victim in Test cricket

Hashim Amla becomes the 10,000th LBW victim in Test cricket

Amla, batting on 48 runs, was dismissed by Sri Lanka's Nuwan Pradeep off the last ball of the 50.6 over, who trapped him in front of the wicket

Dec 29, 2016, 17:22 PM IST
Not Shoaib Akhtar, Muttiah Muralitharan, but THIS bowler is the toughest Ricky Ponting faced

Not Shoaib Akhtar, Muttiah Muralitharan, but THIS bowler is the toughest Ricky Ponting faced

In the Hobart Test, Philander exploited the conditions to the hilt, moving the ball both ways with exceptional control, and the result, a fifer.

Nov 13, 2016, 18:36 PM IST
Rangana Herath 3rd bowler to take fifers against all Test playing nations, after Muttiah Muralitharan and Dale Styen

Rangana Herath 3rd bowler to take fifers against all Test playing nations, after Muttiah Muralitharan and Dale Styen

Herath bowled a very economical spell of 26 overs with 4 maidens and giving away 89 runs at 3.42 economy.

Nov 08, 2016, 19:30 PM IST
On Anil Kumble's 46th birthday, here are 10 unknown facts you must know about India's legendary leg-spinner

On Anil Kumble's 46th birthday, here are 10 unknown facts you must know about India's legendary leg-spinner

Jumbo's achievements become all the more credible considering no bowler in the history of Indian cricket has won more Test matches than him.

Oct 17, 2016, 17:13 PM IST
India's tour of West Indies, 2016: Ravichandran Ashwin's bunny revealed

India's tour of West Indies, 2016: Ravichandran Ashwin's bunny revealed

Ashwin has taken the wicket of Samuels for sixth time.

Jul 31, 2016, 18:55 PM IST
READ: Why Anil Kumble is still the king of spin in Jamaica!

READ: Why Anil Kumble is still the king of spin in Jamaica!

Kumble has the best figures by spinners in Jamaica.

Jul 31, 2016, 18:13 PM IST
Muttiah Muralitharan, three others to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Muttiah Muralitharan, three others to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Muralidaran, whose last international fixture was the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 in Mumbai finished his career with 800 wickets in Tests, 534 wicket in One-Day Internationals and 13 wickets in 12 T20Is.

Jul 27, 2016, 14:27 PM IST
Kumar Sangakkara backs Muttiah Muralitharan, slams Sri Lanka Cricket for lashing out at off-spinner

Kumar Sangakkara backs Muttiah Muralitharan, slams Sri Lanka Cricket for lashing out at off-spinner

Sanga, who has been playing T20 cricket after announcing retirement from international cricket last year, took to Twitter to rally behind Murali in a series of tweets.

 

Jul 26, 2016, 16:17 PM IST
Sri Lanka cricket board files complaint on Muttiah Muralitharan following training ground bust-up

Sri Lanka cricket board files complaint on Muttiah Muralitharan following training ground bust-up

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews was more conciliatory of his former teammate, acknowledging Muralitharan`s expertise.

Jul 25, 2016, 17:41 PM IST
Muttiah Muralitharan: Sri Lanka cricket files complaint against former off-spinner for insulting team manager

Muttiah Muralitharan: Sri Lanka cricket files complaint against former off-spinner for insulting team manager

Sumathipala said Muralitharan had bullied groundsmen at the Pallekele Stadium on Saturday into allowing the Australians to practice there when it was theoretically off limits to both teams.

Jul 25, 2016, 15:10 PM IST
Ahead of series vs Sri Lanka, Australia appoint Muttiah Muralitharan as consultant

Ahead of series vs Sri Lanka, Australia appoint Muttiah Muralitharan as consultant

Ahead of their three-match Test series against hosts Sri Lanka, Australia skipper Steve Smith has confirmed the appointment of legendary Muttiah Muralitharan as a consultant to work with the young spinners.

Jul 14, 2016, 18:56 PM IST
Muttiah Muralitharan claims BCCI owes him $400,000​ - Here's why

Muttiah Muralitharan claims BCCI owes him $400,000​ - Here's why

Murali, Mahela, VVS Laxman and Ravindra Jadeja were some of the high-profile players in that team.

Jul 14, 2016, 10:25 AM IST