Former Sri Lankan veteran spinner and the highest wicket-taker in world cricket, Muttiah Muralitharan has given a big reaction to Ravichandran Ashwin. Muttiah Muralitharan described Ravichandran Ashwin as a better spin bowler than Nathan Lyon. He said that Ashwin can take 700-800 wickets in Test cricket but Nathan Lyon cannot do this feat.
Actually there was a lot of discussion about who is the better bowler among Nathan Lyon and Ravichandran Ashwin. Nathan Lyon has taken 396 wickets in Test cricket and Ashwin has 377 wickets in his name. However, Ashwin has played fewer matches than Leon. The ICC also recently tweeted a tweet about the two players.
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Muttiah Muralitharan believes that Ravichandran Ashwin is a better bowler than Leon. According to him, if Leon has to take 700-800 Test wickets, then he will have to play all the Test matches and he is 33 years old.
Speaking to former England captain Michael Vaughan for The Telegraph, Muralitharan said,
Loved chatting to Murali this week … 800 Test Wickets and how many more would he have got with DRS … https://t.co/RZvdGuzm8Y @TelegraphSport !! #SLvAUS
Let us tell you that Muttiah Muralitharan is the only bowler in the world to take 800 wickets in Test cricket. At number two is Shane Warne and at number three is Indian veteran Anil Kumble who took 619 wickets in his career.
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