Muralitharan predicts: R Ashwin will outdo Nathan Lyon; get close to 800 record. Muttiah Muralitharan reached 800 wickets in the last test match he played at the international level. Former Lankan legend achieved this feat after dismissing Pragyan Ojha at Galle in 2010, which was also his final Test match. When I played, the batsmen were technically so good and wickets were flat; now, they try to finish matches in three days. The legendary Muttiah Muralitharan has separated a current bowler who can reach his record of 800 Test wickets. 11 years on, his record remains unruffled, with no one even in the vicinity of his ‘800’. Muralitharan's stupendous record of 800 Test wickets remains very much intact with Shane Warne (708) and Anil Kumble (619) rounding up the top-three wicket-takers in the longest format. … He is followed by Shane Warne (708 wickets) and Anil Kumble (619 wickets). Brisbane, Jan 14: Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes Ravichandran Ashwin can take 800 wickets in the longest format of the game, but Nathan Lyon is not good enough to achieve the feat. The Sri Lanka off-spinner, 38, who made his Test debut in 1992, began his final match against India on 792 wickets. “If I came round the wicket to a right-hander and if he missed the ball, there would be a 90 percent chance the ball would hit the wicket. On July 22, 2010, more than a decade ago, Muttiah Muralitharan created history by becoming the first ever bowler in Test history to breach the 800-wicket mark. It is guaranteed because batsmen cannot stay for long without attacking.”, ALSO READ | Vihari, Ashwin reveal how they batted Australia out. The former spinner is the leading wicket-taker in Test with exactly 800 Test wickets. Test cricket Ravichandran Ashwin has best chance of reaching 800-wicket mark: Muttiah Muralitharan. 8 Muttiah Muralitharan holds the World record of reaching fastest the mark of 350, 400, 450, 500, 550, 600, 650 and 700 test wickets in terms of matches played. To continue enjoying Sportstar, you can turn off your adblocker or subscribe to Sportstar Plus. Now they do that in T20 cricket instead. Currently, Lyon has 396 wickets in Test … He performed this feat against every other Test playing nation. Muttiah Muralitharan is regarded as a legend of spin bowling. Ashwin can take 800 Test wickets, Lyon not good enough: Muttiah Muralitharan Currently, Lyon has 396 wickets in Test cricket while Ashwin has 377. 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Get your daily dose of Sportstar with handpicked stories delivered right to your inbox! Meanwhile, he believes that India’s Ravichandran Ashwin is the only able bowler to match or venture near his legendary feat. Source: Getty Images Watch Day 1 of the fourth Test … Muralitharan played only one series with the DRS, against India in 2008, and believes it could have added to his incredible haul of 800 if he could use the technology. [12] His career best is 9 wickets for 51 runs against Zimbabwe, which ranks as the world's fifth-best figures in an innings. From among the current crop of spinners, only India’s R. Ashwin can get near his tally of 800 career wickets, believes Muttiah Muralitharan. Ashwin has 377 wickets in 74 Tests at an average of 25.53 while Lyon, who is among the best Australian spinners of all-time, averages 31.98 in 99 Tests. Ashwin has taken his wickets at … "The problem in Test cricket is that T20s and ODIs have changed the dynamics," Murali was quoted as … He did not take any five-wicket hauls in a Twenty20 International, where his best bowling figures were 3 wickets for 29 runs. Ashwin has now taken 192 wickets of left-handers, one more than the previous best of 191 of Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan. Maybe Nathan Lyon is not good enough to reach it. Muralitharan had other world-class spinners in Warne, Kumble, Saqlain Mushtaq, Mushtaq Ahmed and Harbhajan Singh as his contemporaries. [3] Making his Test debut in 1992,[11] Muralitharan took his first five-wicket haul a year later against South Africa. The 38-year-old is only behind Muttiah Muralitharan (800), Shane Warne (708), and Anil Kumble (619). Anderson is the first pacer in the history of Test cricket to scalp 600 wickets and is also the fourth-highest wicket-taker. Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes Ravichandran Ashwin can take 800 wickets in the longest format of the game Asian News … Muralitharan is regarded as one of the best finger spinners in the sport’s history, and comfortably holds the record for most Test wickets. [6] One of the most experienced bowlers in international cricket, Muralitharan is the leading wicket taker in both Tests[7] and ODIs. This is regarded as a notable achievement;[2] only five bowlers have taken more than 30 five-wicket hauls in their Test cricketing careers. Muttiah Muralitharan is a legendary former spinner from Sri Lanka who holds the record of claiming the most wickets in Test history, of 800. From among the current crop of spinners, only India’s R. Ashwin can get near his tally of 800 career wickets, believes Muttiah Muralitharan. Sri Lanka's spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan is the only bowler in the history of Test cricket to scalp 800 wickets. But umpires were judging that it was not out because it was hitting the front leg. Spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan said he sees only India’s Ashwin Ravichandran coming close to his record of 800 Test wickets among the current crop of spinners. [17] His career best of 7 wickets for 30 runs is the fourth-best bowling figures in ODI history. Muttiah Muralitharan holds the World record of being the only player taking ten wickets haul in test crcket against all test playing countries. He is close to 400 (396) but he has had to play many, many matches to get there,” Muralitharan was quoted as saying by Telegraph. However, […] The Sri Lankan great put that worrying trend down to change in batsmen’s approach compared to his playing days. The 48-year-old added that he would have got more wickets if the DRS system was in place during his playing days. [8] He was declared as the "best bowler ever" in Test cricket by the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002,[9] and the Sri Lankan team depended heavily on the off spinner for wickets. Muttiah Muralitharan is the only bowler in the history of Test cricket to take 800 wickets. Muttiah Muralitharan is regarded as a legend of spin bowling. 8 Muttiah Muralitharan holds the World record of reaching fastest the mark of 350, 400, 450, 500, 550, 600, 650 and 700 test wickets in terms of matches played. The legendary Muttiah Muralitharan only sees Ravichandran Ashwin achieving the 700-800 wicket mark among the current crop of spinners and feels that Nathan Lyon, who plays his 100th Test … [10], Muralitharan is well ahead of other bowlers by number of five-wicket hauls in Tests with 67 to his name; Australian cricketer Shane Warne ranks in second place with 37. 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Undoubtedly one of the finest exponents of spin bowling, Muralitharan has 800 wickets to his tally - the most for any bowler in Test cricket. From among the current crop of spinners, only India’s R. Ashwin can get near his tally of 800 career wickets, believes Muttiah Muralitharan. Test cricket Ravichandran Ashwin has best chance of reaching 800-wicket mark: Muttiah Muralitharan. Muttiah Muralitharan took exactly 800 wickets in his 133 Tests, an average of 6.01 per match. Muttiah Muralitharan says no other bowler will get to 800 Test wickets; Why Border-Gavaskar Trophy is almost as important as the Ashes; Melbourne City sign Portuguese defender Nuno Reis; NSW records zero new COVID cases as authorities contact Hotel Grand Chancellor travellers ‘We do not have capacity’ to make the Novavax vaccine, says CSL The former Sri Lanka right-arm bowler retired from Test cricket with 800 wickets to his name. Averaging over six wickets per Test match, Muralitharan is one of the most successful bowlers in international cricket and the first to take 800 wickets in Tests. Brisbane [Australia], January 14 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes Ravichandran Ashwin can take 800 wickets in the … India's premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday surpassed Sri Lanka legend Muttiah Muralitharan to claim a unique record in the morning session on Day 4 of the Boxing Day Test at MCG. Source: Getty Images Watch Day 1 of the fourth Test … “The problem in Test cricket is that Twenty20s and one-day internationals have changed the dynamics. Muralitharan, M - Test Cricket, profile, statistical overview, batting graphs, bowling graphs, performances by ground, performances by opponent, performances by year, performances by series, performances by batting position, analysis of dismissals, list of innings, partnership records, man of match awards Making his Test debut as a 20-year-old in 1992, Muttiah Muralitharan may never have dreamt of the heights he would scale in Test cricket. - VIVEK BENDRE. The England pacer now has 606 wickets in the longest format of the game. The 48-year-old added that he would have got more wickets if the DRS system was in place during his playing days. Several experts have time and time again declared that no bowler in history will pick 800 wickets in the longest format again. Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes Ravichandran Ashwin can take 800 wickets in the longest format of the game, but Nathan Lyon is … Given a minimum of 50 wickets, that's a modern-day record, although it … [4] He did not take any five-wicket hauls in a Twenty20 International,[5] where his best bowling figures were 3 wickets for 29 runs. Muttiah Muralitharan took exactly 800 wickets in his 133 Tests, an average of 6.01 per match. Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan tops the all-time Test wicket-takers with 800, followed by Warne on 708 with the Australian legend recently predicting Lyon could overtake them both. Spinners used to have to work hard for wickets, which is why they worked hard on developing other deliveries. Sri Lankan cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan has ruled a line through Nathan Lyon ever reaching 700-800 Test wickets as the Aussies prepare for … in Test cricket, overtaking Shane Warne's record of 708 wickets. First things first, it is very rare for a player to play 100+ matches in his/her career, forget 130. The legendary Muttiah Muralitharan only sees Ravichandran Ashwin achieving the 700-800 wicket mark among the current crop of spinners and feels that Nathan Lyon, who plays his 100th Test … Brisbane [Australia], January 14 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes Ravichandran Ashwin can take 800 wickets in the longest format of … Meanwhile, he believes that India’s Ravichandran Ashwin is the only able bowler to match or venture near his legendary feat. In 138 innings, he has claimed 377 wickets with a staggering average of 25.54. Lyon, who will be playing his 100th Test in Brisbane starting Friday, has 396 wickets to his name while Ashwin has 377 scalps from 74 Tests so far. Muttiah Muralitharan retired with 800 test wickets and, as someone who provided him with seven of those, it feels right to ask him why he thinks there is a dearth of spin in the modern game. Muralitharan, who retired from Test cricket in 2010, remains the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket. [13] He was most successful against Bangladesh and South Africa, with 11 five-wicket hauls against each team. Ashwin has 375 Test wickets … Muttiah Muralitharan Thinks Ravichandran Ashwin Can Take 800 Test Wickets But Nathan Lyon Not Good Enough Among the active international spinners, Lyon has the most wickets - … Ten years since the record and no bowler has neared the record. Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes that India's Ravichandran Ashwin can touch his 800-wicket record in Tests. Muralitharan, M - Test Cricket, profile, statistical overview, batting graphs, bowling graphs, performances by ground, performances by opponent, performances by year, performances by series, performances by batting position, analysis of dismissals, list of innings, partnership records, man of match awards 11 years on, his record remains unruffled, with no one even in the vicinity of his ‘800’. He ousted record Test run-scorer Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday and went on to take 5-63 as India had to follow on. He is followed by Shane Warne (708 wickets) and Anil Kumble (619 wickets). Former Sri Lanka cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan, who retired with 800 Test wickets, feels that apart there aren’t too many top notch off-spinners in world cricket. Ashwin has 375 Test wickets to … Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes that India's Ravichandran Ashwin can touch his 800-wicket record in Tests. [15], In ODIs, Muralitharan is ranked second in number of five-wicket hauls to Pakistani cricketer Waqar Younis. Muralitharan, who retired from Test cricket in 2010, remains the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket. Muttiah Muralitharan says Ravichandran Ashwin has a chance to claim 700-800 wickets, but Nathan Lyon does not. “Nowadays, if you bowl line and length over a period of time, you will get five wickets. Muralitharan's stupendous record of 800 Test wickets remains very much intact with Shane Warne (708) and Anil Kumble (619) rounding up the top-three wicket-takers in the longest format. The former Sri Lanka right-arm bowler retired from Test cricket with 800 wickets to his name. International Cricket The 600 Test wickets club: Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne, Anil Kumble and, now, James Anderson Only four bowlers have managed to reach the milestone in Test … The Sri Lankan legend played 130 test matches to reach the feat. “I can remember when you played us – if you hid the bat and kicked us away now, you would be out. The bowlers in my day had to do extra work to get spin and do something magic to get results. [3] Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan has the most five-wicket hauls in Test cricket,[3] and also the second-highest number of five-wicket hauls in One Day Internationals (ODI). Lyon, who will be playing his 100th Test in Brisbane starting Friday, has 396 wickets to his name while Ashwin has 377 scalps from 74 Tests so far. “You have a better chance of taking wickets, which is why spinners only have to set the field properly, bowl line and length and let the pitches and batsmen do the rest. The legendary Muttiah Muralitharan only sees Ravichandran Ashwin achieving the 700-800 wicket mark among the current crop of spinners and feels Nathan Lyon, who plays his 100th Test … Undoubtedly one of the finest exponents of spin bowling, Muralitharan has 800 wickets to his tally - the most for any bowler in Test cricket. Muttiah Muralitharan retired with 800 Test wickets and, as someone who provided seven of them, it feels right to ask him why he thinks there is a dearth of spin in the modern game. Muttiah Muralitharan is a legendary former spinner from Sri Lanka who holds the record of claiming the most wickets in Test history, of 800. But in Test cricket you don’t need to do it,” he said. On July 22, 2010, more than a decade ago, Muttiah Muralitharan created history by becoming the first ever bowler in Test history to breach the 800-wicket mark. In cricket, a five-wicket haul—also known as a five–for or fifer[1]—refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings. Other than that, I don’t think any younger bowler coming in will go to 800. In 138 innings, he has claimed 377 wickets with a staggering average of 25.54. Not now. Ashwin has now taken 192 wickets of left-handers, one more than the previous best of 191 of Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan. Maybe runs are less now because DRS gives the advantage to the bowler. I would say I would have had more wickets [with DRS] because it would have been hard for batsmen to use the pad. Muttiah Muralitharan became the first bowler to take 800 Test wickets on the final day of his Test career in Galle. [4] He played his first ODI in 1993,[16] and took his first ODI five-wicket haul in 1998 against Pakistan. Muralitharan's stupendous record of 800 Test wickets remains very much intact with Shane Warne (708) and Anil Kumble (619) rounding up the top-three wicket-takers in the longest format. [14] He retired from Test cricket in July 2010, capturing his 67th and final five-wicket haul during his last match. Fourteen of Muralitharan's five-wicket hauls were taken at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground (SSC) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan has the most five-wicket hauls in Test cricket, and also the second-highest number of five-wicket hauls in One Day Internationals (ODI). The legendary Muttiah Muralitharan only sees Ravichandran Ashwin achieving the 700-800 wicket mark among the current crop of spinners and feels Nathan Lyon, who plays his 100th Test … You will be out if the ball hits the wicket.”. Muttiah Muralitharan Bowling Records - Get bowling records by Muttiah Muralitharan in ODIs, Tests, T20Is, First Class and Twenty Twenty Matches including ICC … Sri Lanka legend and the highest wicket-taker in … Muttiah Muralitharan Bowling Records - Get bowling records by Muttiah Muralitharan in ODIs, Tests, T20Is, First Class and Twenty Twenty Matches including … International Cricket The 600 Test wickets club: Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne, Anil Kumble and, now, James Anderson Only four bowlers have managed to reach the milestone in Test … Spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan said he sees only India’s Ashwin Ravichandran coming close to his record of 800 Test wickets among the current crop of spinners. Muttiah Muralitharan says Ravichandran Ashwin has a chance to claim 700-800 wickets, but Nathan Lyon does not. He repeated this performance against seven different opponents. With DRS, they will say whether you played a shot or not. He went on to take ten or more wickets per match on 22 occasions—also a world record—while Shane Warne ranks second, having achieved this on 10 occasions. R. Ashwin currently has 377 Test wickets. Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan (Tamil: முத்தையா முரளிதரன், Sinhala: මුත්තයියා මුරලිදරන්; also spelt Muralidaran; born 17 April 1972) is a Sri Lankan cricket coach and former professional cricketer. Muttiah Muralitharan holds the World record of being the only player taking ten wickets haul in test crcket against all test playing countries. As of October 2020 he has taken more wickets in Test matches than any other cricketer. “Ashwin has a chance because he is a great bowler. Muttiah Muralitharan firmly thinks that the current bowlers do not need to put in a lot of effort to pick up wickets in Test cricket. “We beat them easily (India). Batsmen had the benefit of the doubt. He averaged 20.80 in Test matches and 21.23 in ODIs, picking up over 1000 international wickets (653 in Tests and 405 in ODIs). Leaving aside Ashwin and Lyon, there is a dearth of world-class spinners in the modern game. Legendary spinner Muttiah Muralitharan reckons that barring Ravichandran Ashwin, he doesn’t think any other bowler is capable of matching his all-time Test record of 800 wickets. Apart from that Muttiah Muralitharan’s stats improved over the years. Muttiah Muralitharan retired with 800 test wickets and, as someone who provided him with seven of those, it feels right to ask him why he thinks there is a dearth of spin in the modern game. Muttiah Muralitharan retired with 800 Test wickets and, as someone who provided seven of them, it feels right to ask him why he thinks there is a dearth of spin in the modern game. 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