Friday, June 10, 2011

Sri lankan Spin Bowler Mutthiah Muralitharan Biography and Family Pictures

Muttiah Muralitharan born 17 April 1972, often referred to as Murali, is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002. He retired from Test cricket in 2010, registering his 800th and final wicket on 22 July 2010 from his final ball in his last test match.

Muralitharan is the highest wicket-taker in both Test cricket. and in One Day Internationals (ODIs). He took the wicket of Gautam Gambhir on 5 February 2009 in Colombo to surpass Wasim Akram's ODI record of 502 wickets. Muralitharan became the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket when he overtook the previous record-holder Shane Warne on 3 December 2007. Muralitharan had previously held the record when he surpassed Courtney Walsh's 519 wickets in 2004, but he suffered a shoulder injury later that year and was then overtaken by Warne.

Averaging over six wickets per Test, Muralitharan was one of the most successful bowlers in the game. Muralitharan held the number one spot in the International Cricket Council’s player rankings for Test bowlers for a record period of 1,711 days spanning 214 Test matches.

Personal information

Full name                            Muttiah Muralitharan
Born                                  17 April 1972 (age 39)Kandy, Sri Lanka
Nickname                           Murali
Batting style                        Right-handed
Bowling style                      Right-arm off break
Role                                   Bowler

International information

National side                    Sri Lanka
Test debut   (cap )            28 August 1992 v Australia
Last Test                         18 July 2010 v India
ODI debut (cap )            12 August 1993 v India
Last ODI                        2 April 2011 v India
ODI shirt no.                  08

muralitharan sri lankan

muttiah muralitharan top wicket Tacker


Top Bowler in the World Murali

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