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newscricketa month ago

Sachin Tendulkar had a weakness against spin bowling and I dismissed him several times, says Muttiah Muralitharan

Muttiah Muralitharan has asserted that Sachin Tendulkar had a difficulty against off-spin and that he had dismissed him countless times during his playing days. The legendary bowler went on to add that several other off-spinners also used to get the better of Tendulkar.
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newscricket2 months ago

SL vs IND | Feel Hardik Pandya couldn’t make an impact because of the injury, opines Muttiah Muralitharan

Shutting down criticism for the all-rounder Hardik Pandya, Muttiah Muralitharan opined that he feels Hardik Pandya couldn’t make an impact because of his concerns with injury. While stating that, Muralitharan also insisted that Hardik should continue playing in his own aggressive manner.
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newscricket2 months ago

SL vs IND | Sri Lankan team has forgotten winning ways, opines Muttiah Muralitharan

Muttiah Muralitharan has criticised the Sri Lanka cricket team after they lost the second ODI against India despite being in a commanding position to win and also lost the three-match ODI series. Muralitharan also pointed out that reserving Wanindu Hasaranga for death overs cost them the game.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Satire | Sri Lanka should be grateful that they are still playing international cricket

Let’s just say, if you are not living under a rock, or Sri Lanka, whichever is more under the soil now, you would know that Sri Lanka are very lucky. In fact, incredibly lucky to be playing international cricket. But does the buck end there?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket5 months ago

Reports | Muttiah Muralitharan has undergone angioplasty in Chennai after a cardiac issue

Reports from several quarters of the Tamil media has stated that Muttiah Muralitharan has undergone angioplasty in Kaveri Hospital, Chennai after suffering a cardiac issue earlier in the day. The off-spinner is part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad’s coaching staff, in Chennai for the 2021 IPL.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs ENG | R Ashwin has got all the qualities of being the No.1 all-rounder, opines Monty Panesar 

Former England spinner Monty Panesar has heaped praised on India's spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and stated that he has it in him to become the no.1 all-rounder in the world. He also added that the ace off-spinner is in the same league as the greats of the game Warne, Kumble and Murali.
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newscricket8 months ago

Muralitharan and Sangakkara included in Sri Lanka's new four-man technical advisory committee

In wake of the recent results of the Island nation, SLC on Friday announced that Muttiah Muralitharan and Kumar Sangakkara have been included in the four-person technical advisory committee. Further, former batsman, Aravinda de Silva has been appointed as the chairman of the committee.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashwin could get to 800 Test wickets but Nathan Lyon not good enough, feels Muralitharan

Legendary spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes Australia’s Nathan Lyon is ‘not good enough’ to breach the 700 or 800 wicket barrier in Tests, but feels ‘great’ Ravi Ashwin could achieve the feat. Muralitharan also feels that the impatient nature of modern batsmen has made it easy for the spinners.
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featurecricketa year ago

Mid-carders to Heavyweights: The colossal rise of SRH ft. Simon Helmot

In April 2013, Simon Helmot embarked on a six-year journey with Sunrisers Hyderabad as the franchise’s assistant coach, an adventure that saw him, along with his good friend Tom Moody, transform the club into a formidable force. In essence, he played a hand in altering the landscape of the IPL.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa year ago

Muttiah Muralitharan suggests five-run penalty for batting sides guilty of transgressing crease

Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan has weighed in on the mankading issue and has called for umpires to inflict a five-run penalty on the team of the batsman guilty of leaving the crease early. Mirroring Ponting, the legendary off-spinner suggested that bowling sides should warn batsmen.
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