Muri equals ODI record

COLOMBO - Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan equalled the record for the highest number of one-day international wickets in the third ODI against India in Colombo yesterday.

COLOMBO - Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan equalled the record for the highest number of one-day international wickets in the third ODI against India in Colombo yesterday.

The 36-year-old, in his 327th match, dismissed centurion Yuvraj Singh to join Pakistan all-rounder Wasim Akram, who took 502 wickets in 356 matches.

Muralitharan is already way ahead as the leading wicket-taker in Test cricket, with 769 scalps from 125 matches. - BBC

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