No cricketer has courted controversy as much as Muttiah Muralidaran did during his international playing career. To many he was a genius but for some he was a ‘cheat’.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) recently inducted Muttiah Muralitharan, the greatest off-spinner of all time to the ICC Hall of Fame for his contribution for cricket.
Murali ended his international career as the highest wicket taker in Tests (800) and ODI (534) ending a near-two decade of dominance with the ball.
Ana Punchihewa who was the SLC President when Murali’s chucking controversy occurred. Current SLC President Thilanga Sumathipala , Asanka Gurusinghe, a team mate of Murali, and Ranjit Fernando who was the team manager in 1995 tour to Australia.