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On this day in 2010: Muttiah Muralitharan hung up his boots with 800 Test wickets
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On this day in 2010: Muttiah Muralitharan hung up his boots with 800 Test wickets

It was perhaps fitting that Muttiah Muralitharan's last Test would see him claim the record for highest wicket-taker and also help his side clinch a decisive win.

Watch: Muttiah Muralitharan loses his cool after Rashid Khan smacks Jansen for towering sixes
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Watch: Muttiah Muralitharan loses his cool after Rashid Khan smacks Jansen for towering sixes

Muttiah Muralitharan was left frustrated in the dugout as Gujarat Titans clinched a last-ball win over his Sunrisers Hyderabad side in the IPL.

IPL 2022: Dale Steyn hugs Muttiah Muralitharan after Umran Malik's perfect yorker to KKR's Shreyas Iyer; watch
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IPL 2022: Dale Steyn hugs Muttiah Muralitharan after Umran Malik's perfect yorker to KKR's Shreyas Iyer; watch

Dale Steyn said it was Muttiah Muralitharan who had advised Umran Malik to bowl a yorker to Shreyas Iyer.

Shane Warne created magic but wouldn't say he is the greatest spinner, say Sunil Gavaskar
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Shane Warne created magic but wouldn't say he is the greatest spinner, say Sunil Gavaskar

Gavaskar said he rated India's litany of spinners and former Sri Lanka bowler Muttiah Muralitharan higher than Warne.

India vs Sri Lanka: Just another day in office for the Ashwin-Jadeja deadly combo
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India vs Sri Lanka: Just another day in office for the Ashwin-Jadeja deadly combo

With Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin, Indian cricket is once again experiencing a staggering era of dominant spin.

'Great thinker': Muralitharan hails Jayawardene after former teammate inducted into ICC hall of Fame
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'Great thinker': Muralitharan hails Jayawardene after former teammate inducted into ICC hall of Fame

Mahela Jayawardene was inducted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday ahead of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup final.

T20 World Cup 2021: India need to find right balance without relying too much on Bumrah, says Muralitharan
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T20 World Cup 2021: India need to find right balance without relying too much on Bumrah, says Muralitharan

India went with three pacers against Pakistan and Muralitharan feels skipper Virat Kohli can consider including Ravichandran Ashwin in the playing XI and get few overs from all-rounder Hardik Pandya.

T20 World Cup Top Moments: 'Starman' Afridi sets the stage alight at Lord's to win Pakistan the 2009 title
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T20 World Cup Top Moments: 'Starman' Afridi sets the stage alight at Lord's to win Pakistan the 2009 title

In 2007, Pakistan had suffered the heartbreak of losing in the World T20 final against India. Two years later, A special player had earned them a special title win at the home of cricket in the final of 2009 World T20 against Sri Lanka.

Defence is best form of offence for spinners in T20 cricket, says Muthiah Muralidaran
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Defence is best form of offence for spinners in T20 cricket, says Muthiah Muralidaran

Muralidaran said that the initial perception about spinners being cannon fodder in the shortest format has proved to be a myth.

India vs England: James Anderson goes past Anil Kumble's tally of 619 Test wickets
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India vs England: James Anderson goes past Anil Kumble's tally of 619 Test wickets

Only Sri Lankan spin great Muttiah Muralitharan (800 Test scalps), and Australian wizard Shane Warne (708 wickets) are now ahead of Anderson, who is playing in his 163rd Test.

Spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan slams seniors in Sri Lanka team over contract dispute with SLC
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Spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan slams seniors in Sri Lanka team over contract dispute with SLC

Many players, including seniors such as ex-captains Angelo Mathews and Kusal Perera, have been involved in a long-standing dispute with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) over central contracts.

England vs Sri Lanka: SLC launches inquiry against Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Mendis for bio-bubble breach
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England vs Sri Lanka: SLC launches inquiry against Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Mendis for bio-bubble breach

The two were seen roaming the streets in Durham after the final T20 international on Sunday night, which Sri Lanka lost. Both the players were a part of the playing XI in the match with Sri Lanka lost by massive 89 runs.

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to Delhi AIIMS
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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to Delhi AIIMS

Sources told PTI that the 88-year old Congress veteran had a mild fever in the morning and later tested positive. Singh has also taken both the doses of the COVID-19 vaccine

Sri Lankan cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan undergoes angioplasty in Chennai
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Sri Lankan cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan undergoes angioplasty in Chennai

Sri Lankan cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan, who is part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad support staff in the ongoing IPL, has undergone an angioplasty

Road Safety World Series 2021: India take on Bangladesh in tournament opener on 5 March
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Road Safety World Series 2021: India take on Bangladesh in tournament opener on 5 March

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.

India vs England: R Ashwin — the master craftsman and his relentless pursuit of excellence
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India vs England: R Ashwin — the master craftsman and his relentless pursuit of excellence

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?

Muttiah Muralitharan among group asking court to reform Sri Lanka cricket
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Muttiah Muralitharan among group asking court to reform Sri Lanka cricket

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

Sachin Tendulkar to be back in action as Raipur will host Road Safety World Series T20 next month
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Sachin Tendulkar to be back in action as Raipur will host Road Safety World Series T20 next month

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