Muttiah Muralitharan Rank
About Muttiah Muralitharan
Muttiah Muralitharan is a Sri Lankan former professional cricket player who played for teams such as Lancashire, Kochi Tuskers Kerala and Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is widely regarded as the one of the finest and most successful bowlers to have ever played cricket professionally. He announced his retirement from professional cricket in 2010.
He is the eldest son of Lakshmi and Sinnasamy Muttiah. In 2005, he got married to Madhimalar Ramamurthy.
In 2007, he made history by becoming the highest Test wicket-taker in the entire history of cricket. Three years later, the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack named him the greatest Test match bowler ever.
Throughout his career, he suffered persistent abuse from local fans in Australia because of his controversial bowling syle. The abuse got so severe that in 2003 he threatened never to go back to Australia.
Muttiah Muralitharan Rank
Muttiah Muralitharan's Popularity
Muttiah Muralitharan is a famous Sri Lankan cricketer, who was born on April 17, 1972. As a person born on this date, Muttiah Muralitharan is listed in our database as the 37th most popular celebrity for the day (April 17) and the 156th most popular for the year (1972).
People born on April 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Muttiah Muralitharan is the 1186th most popular Aries.
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