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Muttiah Muralitharan

Muttiah Muralitharan

Born
17/04/1972
48 years
Batting Style
Right Handed
Bowling Style
Off break
INTERNATIONALIPL
TestOdiT20

Debut

Australia

28/08/1992

Recent Match

India

18/07/2010

Matches

133

Runs

1261

164

Innings

1261

Runs

0/1

100s / 50s

146/29

4s / 6s

11.67

Average

70.28

SR

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About

Skill, magic and determination are words that clearly define the career of this spin wizard from the island of Sri Lanka. Born and brought up in th

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Muralitharan discharged from hospital following successful coronary angioplasty

The former Sri Lankan spinner was admitted to the hospital for a cardiac evaluation on Sunday (April 18)
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cricket.com staff
19 Apr 2021
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Muralitharan discharged from hospital following successful coronary angioplasty
The former Sri Lankan spinner was admitted to the hospital for a cardiac evaluation on Sunday (April 18)
usercricket.com staff
19 Apr 2021
NEWS

Muralitharan undergoes a heart procedure

The Sri Lankan was admitted due to a cardiac issue
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cricket.com staff
18 Apr 2021
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Muralitharan undergoes a heart procedure
The Sri Lankan was admitted due to a cardiac issue
usercricket.com staff
18 Apr 2021
STATS BURST

What has been India’s record when both Kumble and Harbhajan appear together in Tests?

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Mohandas Menon
20 Jan 2021
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What has been India’s record when both Kumble and Harbhajan appear together in Tests?
In this series, your cricket-related queries will be answered by our expert statistician
userMohandas Menon
20 Jan 2021
NEWS

I see only Ashwin getting to 800 wickets: Muralitharan

The Sri Lankan legend feels Nathan Lyon, who plays his 100th Test from Friday, "may be not good enough to reach that far"
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PTI
14 Jan 2021
NEWS
I see only Ashwin getting to 800 wickets: Muralitharan
The Sri Lankan legend feels Nathan Lyon, who plays his 100th Test from Friday, "may be not good enough to reach that far"
userPTI
14 Jan 2021
NEWS

Muralitharan biopic actor withdraws from project

Vijay Sethupathi had been under pressure to drop the role in "800"
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AFP
20 Oct 2020
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Muralitharan biopic actor withdraws from project
Vijay Sethupathi had been under pressure to drop the role in "800"
userAFP
20 Oct 2020
NEWS

'Is it my mistake that I was born a Sri Lankan Tamil?' asks Muralitharan

An Indian film star is at the centre of a political storm after agreeing to play the lead in a biopic of the legendary cricketer
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AFP
17 Oct 2020
NEWS
'Is it my mistake that I was born a Sri Lankan Tamil?' asks Muralitharan
An Indian film star is at the centre of a political storm after agreeing to play the lead in a biopic of the legendary cricketer
userAFP
17 Oct 2020
NEWS

Vijay Sethupathi to play Muralitharan in biopic titled '800'

The film will be shot in Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom, Australia, and India.
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PTI
12 Oct 2020
NEWS
Vijay Sethupathi to play Muralitharan in biopic titled '800'
The film will be shot in Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom, Australia, and India.
userPTI
12 Oct 2020
NEWS

Anderson record may be 'Jimmy's alone' says Sangakkara

The only bowlers ahead of Anderson in the all-time list of Test wicket-takers are Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne, and Anil Kumble
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AFP
29 Aug 2020
NEWS
Anderson record may be 'Jimmy's alone' says Sangakkara
The only bowlers ahead of Anderson in the all-time list of Test wicket-takers are Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne, and Anil Kumble
userAFP
29 Aug 2020
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What are the figures of Murali, Warne and Kumble if you split their careers into two halves?

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Mohandas Menon
24 Aug 2020
STATS BURST
What are the figures of Murali, Warne and Kumble if you split their careers into two halves?
In this series, your cricket-related queries will be answered by our expert statistician
userMohandas Menon
24 Aug 2020
ONTHISDAY

Muttiah Muralitharan: Not a perfect entry, but a fitting exit

On this day in 2010, the Sri Lankan legend walked away from Test cricket
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Pramod Ananth
22 Jul 2020
ONTHISDAY
Muttiah Muralitharan: Not a perfect entry, but a fitting exit
On this day in 2010, the Sri Lankan legend walked away from Test cricket
userPramod Ananth
22 Jul 2020
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