India vs England: R Ashwin becomes fastest Indian to 400 Test wickets; Twitter salutes spinners' achievement
Ravichandran Ashwin is also the second-fastest bowler ever to 400 Test wickets.
The matches will be played at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium and England Legends will open their account against Bangladesh Legends on March 7, a media release issued here said.
Ashwin prides himself on being a master craftsman, but hates being unidimensional. Perhaps in some ways, his restlessness acted against his best interest for a brief while, but since when has trying to be better become a crime?
Aravinda de Silva, Muralitharan, the all-time leading Test wicket-taker with 800 victims, Kumar Sangakkara and Roshan Mahanama are part of the committee appointed by SLC
An array of stars including Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara, Bret Lee, Tilakratne Dilshan, Muttiah Muralitharan and many more legends of five cricket playing nations - Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies and India will be back in the field to recreate the magic of old in the annual T20 cricket tournament, organized to create awareness towards road safety in the country, a media release said
R Ashwin more likely to reach 800 Test wickets than 'not good enough' Nathan Lyon, says Muttiah Muralitharan
Muralitharan's stupendous record of 800 Test wickets remains very much intact with Shane Warne (708) and Anil Kumble (619) rounding up the top-three wicket-takers in the longest format.
Vijay Sethupathi pulls out of Muttiah Muralitharan biopic 800 on cricketer's request, shares statement
Muttiah Muralitharan in a statement said that fearing the consequences that Vijay Sethupathi could face for signing 800 in his career, he requests him to opt-out of the film.
Muttiah Muralitharan opens up on biopic row: 'I'm perceived wrongly as I was part of Sri Lankan cricket team'
"How I managed to join the cricket team and tasted success despite living amid the Sri Lankan war is what 800 is all about,” Muttiah Muralitharan says of his biopic
IPL 2020: SRH bowling consultant Muttiah Muralitharan suggests five penalty runs to stop teams from 'mankading'
Muralitharan said neither the bowler nor the batsman should be allowed to take advantage in this situation.
IPL 2020: Muttiah Muralitharan hopes past experience of working with Trevor Bayliss helps SRH in upcoming edition
The bowling coach, one of the game's greatest spinners, said this year the franchise is looking forward to giving opportunities to the youngsters.
James Anderson will be nearly 40 when England begin their quest to regain the urn from their arch-rivals.
The only bowlers with more Test wickets than the 38-year-old Anderson are a trio of retired spinners – Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan (800 Test wickets), Australia's Shane Warne (708) and India's Anil Kumble (619)
MS Dhoni retires: From 183 not out to game-changing move in 2011 World Cup, five moments that define MSD’s legacy
Upon his decision to hang up his boots and retire from international cricket, five writers from Firstpost.com write about their favourite MS Dhoni moment.
Muttiah Muralitharan reveals why he stopped Ravichandran Ashwin from bowling leg-spin during CSK days
During the interaction, Murali revealed that he himself bowled leg-spin for a few years during his school days, as Ruwan Kalpage, also a Sri Lanka cricketer, was an off-spinner and there was another Test spinner in the same age-group
'He would clap for bowler if a good ball went for six': Muttiah Muralitharan recalls playing under MS Dhoni for CSK
Muralitharan was part of CSK and played under the team led by Dhoni for three seasons in IPL from 2008 to 2010. He then represented the now-defunct Kochi Tuskers Kerala in 2011.
The 34-year-old Broad, who was dropped from the opening Test in Southampton, reached the milestone when he dismissed Kraigg Brathwaite on the fifth day of the deciding third Test against the West Indies here on Tuesday.
Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja has been named as India’s most valuable player in Test cricket in the 21st century by cricketing almanac Wisden. The announcement by Wisden came after it analysed his performance using CricViz, a detailed analysis tool in cricket.
Modern-day bowlers are up against better batsmen, says former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene
At the peak of Jayawardene's career, international cricket was flooded with world-class bowlers, something many feel is not the case now.
India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh recently named former leg-spinner Anil Kumble as the ‘greatest match-winner India has ever produced,’ while highlighting the importance of bowlers in the team.
Anderson has mastered the art of swing bowling, taking 584 wickets — more than any other paceman and behind only three spinners in Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne and Anil Kumble on the test list — in a 17-year international career