Create
Notifications
⚡️ Get the free App now
Favorites Edit
Advertisement

10 individual cricket peaks in recent times

Aadya Sharma
FEATURED COLUMNIST
Top 5 / Top 10
Modified 20 Dec 2019, 07:08 IST

Muttiah Muralitharan (2006)

Muralitharan
Muralitharan is the most successful bowler in international cricket

In the field of off-spin bowling, Muttiah Muralitharan is non-pareil. The most successful bowler in international cricket had a stupendous 2005-06 season, taking 90 wickets from 11 Test matches. The highlight of that period was 8-70 against England, where he snared the first seven batsman, ending with 11 victims from the match in total. He took as many as 9 five-wicket hauls in that period, bowling at a strike rate of less than 17. From May 2006 onwards, until the end of the year, he had four ten-wicket match hauls out of the five matches he played.

In all, he has 800 Test victims to his credit, taken in a period of 133 matches.

PREVIOUS 2 / 10 NEXT
Published 31 May 2016, 23:36 IST
Advertisement
Fetching more content...