How Well Do You Know Muralitharan?

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  • 1. 
    In which year was Murali rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' lmanack ?
    • A. 

      2001

    • B. 

      2002

    • C. 

      2004

    • D. 

      2007

  • 2. 
    Who's wicket did he take on 5 February 2009 in Colombo to surpass Wasim Akram's ODI record of 502 wickets?
    • A. 

      Gautam Gambhir

    • B. 

      Sachin Tendulkar

    • C. 

      Harbhajan Singh

    • D. 

      Rahul Dravid

  • 3. 
    Murali made his test debut on 28th August 1992 against which country?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      England

  • 4. 
    How many time has Murali taken 5 wickets or more in an test innings?
    • A. 

      61

    • B. 

      65

    • C. 

      67

    • D. 

      69

  • 5. 
    Muralitharan, together with Chaminda Vaas, holds the record for the highest 10th wicket partnership in Tests for Sri Lanka. The pair put on 79 runs for the last wicket against which country?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Bangladesh

    • C. 

      NewZealand

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 6. 
    Murali also holds the record for highest number of international wickets in Tests, ODIs and T20s combined. How many wickets has he taken in total?
    • A. 

      1405

    • B. 

      1391

    • C. 

      1441

    • D. 

      1320

  • 7. 
    How many have been batsmen dismissed by (b)Muralitharan and (C) Mahela Jayawardene?
    • A. 

      77

    • B. 

      63

    • C. 

      72

    • D. 

      68

  • 8. 
    Number of half-centuries scored by Muralitharan in tests?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 9. 
    Number of ten wicket hauls taken by Muralitharan in tests?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      26

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      23

  • 10. 
    Who was Muralitharan’s 709th test victim, when he went passed Shane Warne?
    • A. 

      Kevin Pietersen

    • B. 

      Paul Collingwood

    • C. 

      Alastair Cook

    • D. 

      Andrew Flintoff

  • 11. 
    Who was the umpire who first no-balled Murali for chucking?
    • A. 

      Darell Hair

    • B. 

      Ross Emerson

    • C. 

      Steve Bucknor

    • D. 

      Peter McConnell

  • 12. 
    Where did Muralitharan achieve his career best figures of 16-220?
    • A. 

      The Oval

    • B. 

      Galle

    • C. 

      Dhaka

    • D. 

      Sharjah

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