Sri Lanka cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan has said that getting the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar. It was intense but former India captain had a slight weakness against off-spin bowling.
Sri Lanka cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan said. He was always felt in his career. Also, India’s great Sachin Tendulkar was a really great peruser of the ball. But he had a little weakness against off-spin. However, Muralitharan also included Sachin utilized to ensure his wicket well. Against him is the most compact batsman. In fact which is why it was extreme to urge him out.
Outstandingly, Muralitharan had dismissed Tendulkar a total of 13 times in his career. Also, only Australia’s Brett Lee got the superior of the Indian great on 14 events. Whereas Muralitharan is the as it were bowler to date to require 800 Test wickets. Tendulkar is the only batsman till presently to enlist 100 centuries.
“For Sachin, there was no fear to bowl because he won’t hurt you. Unlike Sehwag who can hurt you. Because he [Sachin Tendulkar] will protect his wicket, he is a good reader of the ball and he knows the technique,” Muttiah told ESPNCricinfo.
“I felt in my career, Sachin had a small weakness against off-spin. With leg-spin, he smashes but off-spin somehow he had the difficulty because I got him out so many times. And lots of off-spinners also got him so many times, I have seen it,” Muttiah Muralitharan pointed.
Sachin may be a troublesome player, it’s very difficult to urge him out. I never opened up to him with respect to this. Additionally, you aren’t comfortable with off-spin. I knew it in my intellect, he had a small bit of weakness. So that, I think I have a high chance and got a bit of advantage compared to other players.