A man with a magic ball: greatest sri lankan bowler, muttiah muralitharan if srilankan cricket team played on home soil (especially on pitches where he did not play quite often) grizzlystik arrows or abroad, muttiah muralitharan was a ‘go to guy’ kind of person for most of the skippers and a hard nut to crack for most batsmen. for the fans, he is the god of ball spin. for the skeptic, muttiah muralitharan is a contemptible charlatan supreme record of cricket, which is blamed for changes and changes in the law cricket facilitated him in his throwing action.
Whatever the attitude of his non-supporters are, undeniably his ability to twirl the ball penetratingly on any surface, any conditions anywhere in the world makes him a master. muralitharan’s killer instinct is just behind the extraordinary agile wrists and a strong shoulder that rotates as swiftly as fast pacers when he delivers the ball. its quality allows him to rotate the ball with more efficacies when compared to other orthodox spin bowlers. who can forget his own ‘doosra’ made him shane warne’s archrival in the wicket-taking statistics and popularity stakes. controversy has always been a part of his life and he dealt with it like a brave heart but her hawk like sparkling eyes and a smiling place is demonstrating its resilience towards his persona.
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Her down to earth and friendly attitude for his team and the rival batsmen will make him a darling among all. his sri lankan cricket team mate kumara sangakkara praised by saying, ‘he is the icon of sri lanka’. golden words former indian cricket team captain kapil dev for muralitharan has always cherished the cricket world as he said, “murali is a genius. i say this because he has developed his own doosra and is a pioneer in the delivery. his achievements is unparalleled.
“muttiah muralitharan holds almost all the sri lankan cricket team bowling record which he has a long list of international cricket records (especially 500 odi wickets with 800 test wickets), which seems unbreakable ever history. in his 800 test wickets kapil dev talking to the press said, “he faced many hurdles in his life but overcame all like a champion. with the kind of twenty20 and one-day cricket being played these days, i do not think anyone in the world can come closer to his mark, leave alone surpassing it. “his retirement definitely leave a gap in the sri lankan team which is filled in the decades to come.
His records cricket: cricket test matches he played 133 matches and took 800 wickets at an average of 22.72. one day international matches: he played 350 matches and took 534 wickets at an average of 08.23. t20 cricket, he played 12 matches and has taken 13 wickets at an average of 22.84. with these notes left no doubt that he is indeed the man with the magic ball.