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newscricket3 days ago

Shane Warne didn’t have Muralitharan’s variety, states Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene has stated that, according to him, the reason why Muttiah Muralitharan had an edge over Shane Warne is because the former had more variation that his Aussie counterpart. The Australian and the Sri Lankan legends are considered as the two best spinners in the sport's history.
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newscricket6 days ago

Murali, Malinga and Steyn among toughest to bat against, reveals Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor has suggested that he has found Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan and Lasith Malinga alongside South Africa’s Dale Steyn toughest to bowl to in international cricket. Taylor further added that the Sri Lankan duo troubles him the most with their unique bowling actions.
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newscricket14 days ago

Piyush Chawla names three Indians in all-time Test XI; no place for Dhoni or Kohli

Indian leg-spinner Piyush Chawla, on Saturday, picked his ‘All time Test XI’ and interestingly only opted for three Indians in his XI - Sachin Tendulkar, Sehwag and Kapil Dev. Chawla, who played three Tests himself, picked four Australians in his XI, including Hayden, Ponting, Gilchrist and Warne.
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newscricketa month ago

Murali promised before India Test he will get to 800 wickets and win the match, reveals Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara revealed that Muttiah Muralitharan had promised before the Galle Test to the Lankan players that he will both get to the 800-wicket mark and ensure that Sri Lanka beat India. Murali called time on his Test career post the Galle Test, in which he took his 800th wicket.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Broken first, made next: A Muttiah Muralitharan revolution

While some revolutions last thirty-forty years, this revolution in Sri Lanka lasted and ruled the World for 19 long years, with a rather polarised opinion attached to him. Some might say he is a chucker, he is a cheat and a disgrace while the others consider him as cricket’s very own, ‘Bowling God.’
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

A young Rohit Sharma reminded me of Inzamam-ul-Haq, recalls Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh has revealed that a young Rohit Sharma reminded him of the great Inzamam-Ul-Haq, due to the sheer time the Mumbaikar had in his hands whilst playing his shots. Incidentally, Rohit made his T20I debut for India in the game where Yuvraj hit six sixes in a single over against England.
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featurecricket4 months ago

A defeat for Bengal but a win for Sourav Ganguly’s Vision 2020

In 2016, when Mohun Bagan was playing Bhawanipore in the CAB Super League final at the Eden Gardens, with pink ball and under lights, Sourav Ganguly, standing at BC Roy Club House, struck a poignant pose. It was a pose that told a story of a dream, vision and planning for the future.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket5 months ago

Road Safety World Series | Sachin Tendulkar’s Indian legends to take on Brian Lara’s Windies side in opener

Sachin Tendulkar’s Indian legends side will take on the West Indies legend side captained by Brian Lara in the opening fixture of the Road Safety World Series on March 7. A total of 11 matches will be played between five teams with Australia, Sri Lanka and South Africa amongst the other three.
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newscricket6 months ago

Mahela Jayawardene and Muttiah Muralitharan roped in by Team Rugby for Black Clash T20

Sri Lankan maestros Mahela Jayawardene and Muttiah Muralidharan have signed up to represent Team Rugby in the second Black Clash T20 match. Team Rugby go into the clash in Napier looking to repeat history having flattened Team Cricket by five wickets in the previous fixture which was a year ago.
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newscricket7 months ago

Both R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja bring in difficult challenges, states Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch has shared that R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are a nightmare as they bring different challenges to the table for the batsman when asked which one of them is more difficult to face. Finch has also shared that Saeed Ajmal and Muttiah Muralitharan are the toughest bowlers he has faced.
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