• Thursday, December 08, 2022

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Sri Lanka row angers Muralitharan

Muttiah Muralitharan

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Sri Lanka’s record-breaking spinner Muttiah Muralitharan launched a blistering attack on his former bosses after they complained about his behaviour in his new role as a mentor to Australia. After his former employers said Muralitharan was damaging his legacy, he accused Sri Lanka’s board of setting him up as a fall guy if the hosts lose a series to the visiting Australians. And Muralitharan, the highest wicket-taker in Test history, then accused the board president of knowing nothing about cricket and angrily denounced any suggestion of being “a traitor”. “If Sri Lanka loses, they (the board) will say it is…

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