Muttiah Muralitharan / Sri Lanka cricket player

Muttiah Muralitharan (nicknamed Murali), born on 17 April 1972, is a Sri Lankan cricket coach, businessman and former professional cricketer. His last Test was on 18 July 2010 against India, his ODI debut was on 12 August 1993 against India, and his Last ODI was on 2 April 2011 against India. Muttiah Muralitharan’s T20I debut was on 22 December 2006 against New Zealand, and his Last T20I was on 31 October 2010 against Australia.

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Full nameMuttiah Muralitharan
NicknameMurali
RoleBowler
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off-break

Muttiah Muralitharan’s career stats

SpanMatInnsOversMdnsRunsWktsBBIBBMAvgEconSR
Overview1992-20101332307339.51794181808009/5116/22022.722.4755.0
ICC World 112005-20051254.0815753/555/15731.402.9064.8
Sri Lanka1992-20101322287285.51786180237959/5116/22022.672.4754.9
YearMatInnsOversMdnsRunsWktsBBIBBMAvgEconSR
199236125.221381114/1347/15634.633.0368.3
199379298.178712295/1016/15224.552.3861.6
199467277.255753165/1625/16247.062.71104.0
199579315.471899255/647/15135.962.8475.7
199624105.327195145/337/6113.921.8445.2
1997913501.01381266406/988/10631.652.5275.1
1998816550.21621256689/6516/22018.472.2848.5
1999610307.074678245/717/12828.252.2076.7
20001017623.21471463757/8413/17119.502.3449.8
20011223781.22161699808/8711/17021.232.1758.6
2002814472.4139979559/5113/11517.802.0751.5
2003713470.1182849487/4611/9317.681.8058.7
2004612359.3711035476/4511/21222.022.8745.8
2005815341.369963528/4610/8318.512.8139.4
20061121588.41371521908/7012/22516.902.5839.2
2007815416.1921093496/2812/8222.302.6250.9
2008612369.4551052436/2611/11024.462.8451.5
2009812374.5521195264/737/16145.963.1886.5
20101261.4819185/638/19123.873.0946.2

Muttiah Muralitharan’s profile

Muttiah Muralitharan is one of the most delightful chaps to play cricket. But, he has been at the focal point of various debates, not even one through them of his efforts. Seen simply through numbers, Muralitharan is a monster entertainer in the one-of-a-kind place, holding the records for most wickets in A single Day Internationals and Test matches.

What Murali has done in bowling is similar to what Tendulkar has done in batting. Notwithstanding, the vast majority view Murali through a crystal fair or unjustifiable, and inquiries concerning the legitimateness of his activity have continued tormenting him all through his vocation. He has been cleared various times by biomechanical specialists, the ICC, and free eyewitnesses; however, the skeptics won’t be quieted. He has been called for tossing by umpires in Australia and has been projected slanders each time he has left the field.


However, no one can question how Murali winds around enchantment with a cricket ball in his grasp. He has bewildered the ages of batters with his immense twist and unobtrusive varieties and has frequently been an exclusive armed force for Sri Lankan bowling. Even though his ability was always uncertain, Murali bloomed a few years after his presentation in 1992. From 1998 onwards, his details recount a dazzling ten years. He arrived at the midpoint of 20.80 in Test matches and 21.23 in ODIs, getting north of 1000 global wickets.

Unlike his prosperity everywhere, Murali has never figured out how to reproduce his accomplishments in Australia. That might be somewhat because of the way that for quite a bit of his profession, Australia has had the best global group. However, it is to a great extent that because of the barracking, he must persevere because of the Australian press, players, and public. The main other spot where Murali could have done better is in India. Among the storm of the pinnacles of numbers that Murali has scaled, one alarming truth is that he bowls more than 55 overs for every Test on a normal.


What’s more, that figure has come after a vocation that has, up until this point, traversed 17 years and 131 Tests – during the early piece of which he wasn’t the group’s strike bowler. It has been claimed that Murali has gotten a great deal of ‘modest’ wickets by playing frequently against Zimbabwe and Bangladesh; however, regardless of whether you bar his measurements against these two groups, he has world-beating figures of 612 Test wickets at a normal of 24.73 which unexpectedly is superior to Shane Warne’s profession normal of 25.41. The twist wizard closed down Test cricket in 2010 with a wicket off his last ball, impelling his count to 800 wickets. The ODI fire, however, continued to glimmer until the 2011 World Cup. Murali has likewise highlighted T20 associations worldwide, including the IPL, BBL, and CPL.

Muttiah Muralitharan records

  • The most Test (800) wickets.
  • The most ODI (534) wickets.
  • The highest number of (1347) wickets in Tests, ODIs, and T20.
  • The most (10) wickets in a Test match.
  • The most (50) wickets against every Test-playing national team.
  • Two times nine wickets in a Test innings.
  • Most Test wickets taken. 1
  • Most successful bowler/fielder
  • bowler who have dismissed all the eleven batsmen in a Test match.
  • Most Test wickets in a single ground.
  • The only bowler to capture 100-plus Test wickets at three venues. 2
  • The only bowler to take 75 or more wickets (2000, 2001, and 2006).
  • Most (59) ducks ever in international cricket in Tests, ODIs, and T20Is.
  • Most (63132) balls bowled in international cricket career
  • 6th in the list of taking the most test wickets in a home test season.
  • Most (44039) balls bowled in a test career.
  • most (493) test wickets when playing at home.
  1. Bowled (167)
    Stumped (47)
    Caught & bowled (35) ↩︎
  2. Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
    Asgiriya Stadium in Kandy.
    Galle International Stadium in Galle.
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