Thursday, March 4, 2010

Muralitharan plans to retire from Test Cricket in 2010

The ace spinner Muralitharan have decided to retire from the Test Cricket match this year 2010 and decided to retire from other forms of International cricket after the end of Cricket World Cup scheduled on next year 2011.

The 37 year old Murali have taken a world record of 792 wickets in 132 Tests, having eigth more ticekts to reach a mark of 800 wickets in Test matches. Till date, he had a successful career of 18 years and he may withdraw from the test matches after playing against West Indies in this October. He needs only eight more scalps to become the first and only player to take 800 wickets.

He has also taken 512 wickets from 334 ODIs.He is going to play for the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League starting this March 12th.

Muralitharan is one of the best bowlers in the game.

Sri Lanka's Test schedule for 2010 is completed by three Tests in India in July, although that series is yet to be confirmed. Muralitharan said his aim was to reach the 800 Test wicket mark before retiring.

Hats off Murali!!!

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