Murali wants Hashan to prove allegations

Retired Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan wants his former team-mate Hashan Tillakaratne to either furnish proof of match-fixing by the country’s cricketers or stop making such allegations as he might just end up being sued.
“I don’t know why he has said this. If somebody is making such claims, he should first give

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Muralitharan’s mom-in-law will cheer both teams

Mumbai:  When Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan played his last Test match (vs. India at Galle, in July last year), he had invited his Indian mother-in-law, Dr. Nithiya Rammurthy, to witness his 800th wicket. She will be in Mumbai on Saturday for the World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka. “My daughter, Madhi, will obviously support her husband’s team. and as per Indian tradition, I have

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SL bid bye to Murali

Sri Lankan bade an emotional farewell to Muttiah Muralitharan who played his last international match on home soil with the first World Cup semi-final against New Zealand at the Premadasa Stadium on Tuesday.
A journey that began 18 years ago at this very ground against India, came to a fitting end with Muralitharan striking with his last ball at home when he had Scott Styris out for

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‘Hairsay’ on Murali action angers fans

Hair claims some umpires suspect the spinner’s bowling but will not call him on it
Colombo: As if to provoke and disturb the concentration of Sri Lanka’s strike bowler Muttiah Muralitharan, former Australian Test umpire Darrell Hair has come out with a timely disclosure.
Speaking to an Australian newspaper, he revealed that several International Cricket Council match officials believe that Muralitharan is a chucker, but have refrained from calling him

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