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. - VIVEK BENDRE. in Test cricket, overtaking Shane Warne's record of 708 wickets. Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes that India's Ravichandran Ashwin can touch his 800-wicket record in Tests. 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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. 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. He is followed by Shane Warne (708 wickets) and Anil Kumble (619 wickets). He is followed by Shane Warne (708 wickets) and Anil Kumble (619 wickets). 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. [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. Undoubtedly one of the finest exponents of spin bowling, Muralitharan has 800 wickets to his tally - the most for any bowler in Test cricket. Get your daily dose of Sportstar with handpicked stories delivered right to your inbox! Muralitharan, who retired from Test cricket in 2010, remains the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket. Muralitharan predicts: R Ashwin will outdo Nathan Lyon; get close to 800 record. [4] He played his first ODI in 1993,[16] and took his first ODI five-wicket haul in 1998 against Pakistan. 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 … Source: Getty Images Watch Day 1 of the fourth 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. Muralitharan captured his 709th, that of Paul Collingwood in the first innings, in which he took six. Currently, Lyon has 396 wickets in Test … You will be out if the ball hits the wicket.”. [17] His career best of 7 wickets for 30 runs is the fourth-best bowling figures in ODI history. 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 took exactly 800 wickets in his 133 Tests, an average of 6.01 per match. 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. “I can remember when you played us – if you hid the bat and kicked us away now, you would be out. Muralitharan, who retired from Test cricket in 2010, remains the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket. Maybe runs are less now because DRS gives the advantage to the bowler. 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. The Sri Lankan great put that worrying trend down to change in batsmen’s approach compared to his playing days. 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. Muttiah Muralitharan holds the World record of being the only player taking ten wickets haul in test crcket against all test playing countries. [6] One of the most experienced bowlers in international cricket, Muralitharan is the leading wicket taker in both Tests[7] and ODIs. 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. He did not take any five-wicket hauls in a Twenty20 International, where his best bowling figures were 3 wickets for 29 runs. Muralitharan is regarded as one of the best finger spinners in the sport’s history, and comfortably holds the record for most Test wickets. From among the current crop of spinners, only India’s R. Ashwin can get near his tally of 800 career wickets, believes Muttiah Muralitharan. 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). But umpires were judging that it was not out because it was hitting the front leg. Anderson is the first pacer in the history of Test cricket to scalp 600 wickets and is also the fourth-highest wicket-taker. Muttiah Muralitharan is a legendary former spinner from Sri Lanka who holds the record of claiming the most wickets in Test history, of 800. Test cricket Ravichandran Ashwin has best chance of reaching 800-wicket mark: Muttiah Muralitharan. Ashwin has now taken 192 wickets of left-handers, one more than the previous best of 191 of Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan. Muttiah Muralitharan reached 800 wickets in the last test match he played at the international level. Muttiah Muralitharan is regarded as a legend of spin bowling. Fourteen of Muralitharan's five-wicket hauls were taken at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground (SSC) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. First things first, it is very rare for a player to play 100+ matches in his/her career, forget 130. 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. “Ashwin has a chance because he is a great bowler. With DRS, they will say whether you played a shot or not. 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 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 … 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. Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes Ravichandran Ashwin can take 800 wickets in the longest format of the game, but Nathan Lyon is … 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 the only bowler in the history of Test cricket to take 800 wickets. [12] His career best is 9 wickets for 51 runs against Zimbabwe, which ranks as the world's fifth-best figures in an innings. 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. To continue enjoying Sportstar, you can turn off your adblocker or subscribe to Sportstar Plus. Ashwin has 375 Test wickets to … 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. Muttiah Muralitharan says Ravichandran Ashwin has a chance to claim 700-800 wickets, but Nathan Lyon does not. The legendary Muttiah Muralitharan has separated a current bowler who can reach his record of 800 Test wickets. Sri Lanka legend and the highest wicket-taker in … “We beat them easily (India). 11 years on, his record remains unruffled, with no one even in the vicinity of his ‘800’. Muttiah Muralitharan is regarded as a legend of spin bowling. [15], In ODIs, Muralitharan is ranked second in number of five-wicket hauls to Pakistani cricketer Waqar Younis. Source: Getty Images Watch Day 1 of the fourth Test … [3] Making his Test debut in 1992,[11] Muralitharan took his first five-wicket haul a year later against South Africa. They bowl different variations because batsmen are coming after them. 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 … 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. 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. … The 38-year-old is only behind Muttiah Muralitharan (800), Shane Warne (708), and Anil Kumble (619). 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. Muttiah Muralitharan is a legendary former spinner from Sri Lanka who holds the record of claiming the most wickets in Test history, of 800. Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan has the most five-wicket hauls in Test cricket, … Ashwin can take 800 Test wickets, Lyon not good enough: Muttiah Muralitharan Currently, Lyon has 396 wickets in Test cricket while Ashwin has 377. But in Test cricket you don’t need to do it,” he said. [18], "Test Matches: Bowling Records – Most five-wickets-in-an-innings in a career", "One-Day Internationals: Bowling Records – Most five-wickets-in-an-innings in a career", "Twenty20 Internationals: Bowling Records – Best figures in an innings", "M. 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He performed this feat against every other Test playing nation. I would say I would have had more wickets [with DRS] because it would have been hard for batsmen to use the pad. "The problem in Test cricket is that T20s and ODIs have changed the dynamics," Murali was quoted as … However, […] Now they do that in T20 cricket instead. 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 … 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 Given a minimum of 50 wickets, that's a modern-day record, although it … Muttiah Muralitharan is the only bowler in the history of Test cricket to take 800 wickets. Spinners used to have to work hard for wickets, which is why they worked hard on developing other deliveries. R. Ashwin currently has 377 Test wickets. From among the current crop of spinners, only India’s R. Ashwin can get near his tally of 800 career wickets, believes Muttiah Muralitharan. Not now. 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. [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). “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 Sri Lanka off-spinner, 38, who made his Test debut in 1992, began his final match against India on 792 wickets. 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. Speaking to … 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 … Ashwin has 375 Test wickets … 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 holds the World record of being the only player taking ten wickets haul in test crcket against all test playing countries. He repeated this performance against seven different opponents. “Nowadays, if you bowl line and length over a period of time, you will get five wickets. Brisbane [Australia], January 14 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes Ravichandran Ashwin can take 800 wickets in the … Former Lankan legend achieved this feat after dismissing Pragyan Ojha at Galle in 2010, which was also his final Test 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. Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes Ravichandran Ashwin can take 800 wickets in the longest format of the game Asian News … Ashwin has now taken 192 wickets of left-handers, one more than the previous best of 191 of Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan. [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. The England pacer now has 606 wickets in the longest format of the game. Muralitharan had other world-class spinners in Warne, Kumble, Saqlain Mushtaq, Mushtaq Ahmed and Harbhajan Singh as his contemporaries. Sri Lanka's spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan is the only bowler in the history of Test cricket to scalp 800 wickets. 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. Ashwin has taken his wickets at … [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. The former Sri Lanka right-arm bowler retired from Test cricket with 800 wickets to his name. He ousted record Test run-scorer Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday and went on to take 5-63 as India had to follow on. Apart from that Muttiah Muralitharan’s stats improved over the years. The former spinner is the leading wicket-taker in Test with exactly 800 Test wickets. The 48-year-old added that he would have got more wickets if the DRS system was in place during his playing days. The bowlers in my day had to do extra work to get spin and do something magic to get results. Maybe Nathan Lyon is not good enough to reach it. 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. Sri Lankan cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan has ruled a line through Nathan Lyon ever reaching 700-800 Test wickets as the Aussies prepare for … 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. Meanwhile, he believes that India’s Ravichandran Ashwin is the only able bowler to match or venture near his legendary feat. From among the current crop of spinners, only India’s R. Ashwin can get near his tally of 800 career wickets, believes Muttiah Muralitharan. 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 … Muttiah Muralitharan Bowling Records - Get bowling records by Muttiah Muralitharan in ODIs, Tests, T20Is, First Class and Twenty Twenty Matches including ICC … 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. 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. 11 years on, his record remains unruffled, with no one even in the vicinity of his ‘800’. Muttiah Muralitharan Bowling Records - Get bowling records by Muttiah Muralitharan in ODIs, Tests, T20Is, First Class and Twenty Twenty Matches including … 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 - … [13] He was most successful against Bangladesh and South Africa, with 11 five-wicket hauls against each team. As of October 2020 he has taken more wickets in Test matches than any other cricketer. 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 Muttiah Muralitharan became the first bowler to take 800 Test wickets on the final day of his Test career in Galle. 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