Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan were considered as two mainstays of the specialty of turn bowling. On their day, both the craftsmans had the capacity to make batsmen move on their tune with their varieties. What’s more, their record appropriately demonstrates their mastery in universal cricket through the 1990s and 2000s.
While Warne is viewed as the best leg-spinner ever, Muralitharan secures the best position among offies. Be that as it may, their strength to turn the ball was no not exactly one another. Muralitharan completed his vocation with 800 scalps in 133 Tests, which is a world record.
Tailing him was Warne, who say farewell to the game with 708 wickets with the red ball. Both Warne and Muralitharan likewise had a fruitful ODI vocation, getting 293 and 534 wickets individually.
Talking about the pair, previous Sri Lanka chief Mahela Jayawardene has opined that Warne didn’t have the assortment of his countryman Muralitharan. As per the previous Sri Lankan captain, Shane Warne played more with strategic distinctions to disguise his absence of assortment, dissimilar to Muralitharan.
Warne and Murali are two unique characters: Mahela Jayawardene
“Murali was a hero bowler, he approached his game diversely to other people. Warne didn’t have the assortment that Murali did. Murali realized what he was doing and trusted in granulating a batsman down. On the off chance that he needed to trust that ten overs will get a batsman out, he will do that,” Jayawardene told Sanjay Manjrekar in a videocast facilitated by ESPNCricinfo.
“Warne and Murali are two unique characters, Warney is a consistent leg-spinner however he most likely played considerably more with the strategic distinctions of you come and assault me, I will get you out, he presumably realized that he didn’t have the assortment that Murali had,” he included.
Jayawardene additionally said that bowlers of this age probably won’t have the option to contact the quantities of Muralitharan and Warne as they are facing better cutting edge batting units.
“We are yet to check whether the cutting edge bowlers hit the numbers that their antecedents did. The current bowlers are likely facing better batting units. In the event that they even don’t hit the numbers like their forerunners, it doesn’t mean they are terrible bowlers,” Jayawardene said.
“On the off chance that you take a gander at the main ten wicket-takers in current cricket, every one of them played during the primary portion of my vocation. There was Murali, Warne, McGrath, Kumble, Harbhajan, Akram, Waqar, and Saqlain. Their numbers represent themselves,” he included.