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Updated on May 14th 2024, 11:54:20 am

Yuvraj Singh vs Muttiah Muralitharan Head to Head and Memorable Encounters

Muttiah Muralitharan Bowled 190 balls to Yuvraj Singh in Test Cricket. Yuvraj Singh made 100 runs against Muttiah Muralitharan and he was dismissed 4 times.

Yuvraj Singh has had many legendary battles In his iconic career. He has been one of the biggest match winners that India has ever seen. Not a lot of people know about his rivalry against Muttiah Muralitharan. They have had many great battles over the years both in Test and ODI Cricket. Yuvraj Singh has won 2 World Cups for India where he was the man of the tournament. Muttiah Muralitharan is the greatest bowler of all time.

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh is one of the best all rounders of all time for India. He has played 40 Test Matches for India in which he has scored 1900 runs at an average of 33.93. He has hit 3 hundreds in Test Cricket. He has also played 304 ODIs for India. ODI Cricket was his favorite format. He made 8701 runs at an average of 36.56. He scored 14 hundreds in ODI Cricket. He also took 111 Wickets with 1 Five Wicket Haul. He also played in 58 T20I Matches for India In which he hit 1177 runs. He scored a total of 11700+ international runs. Take a look here at Best innings of Yuvraj Singh

Muttiah Muralitharan

The greatest bowler of all time and the bowler with the most international Wickets of all time is Muttiah Muralitharan. He has played 133 Test Matches for Sri Lanka. He has an amazing average of 22.73 with the ball and he is the first and only player to take 800 Wickets in Test Cricket, a record that is unlikely to be broken ever again. He has taken a record 67 Five Wicket Hauls and 22 Times he has taken 10 wickets in a Test Match. He has also played in 350 ODIs for Sri Lanka. He has taken a record 534 Wickets at an average of 23.08. He has taken 25 Four Wicket Hauls and 10 Five Wicket Hauls in ODI Cricket. In total he has 1334 International Wickets while playing for Sri Lanka.

Head to Head

Muttiah Muralitharan Bowled 190 balls to Yuvraj Singh in Test Cricket. Yuvraj Singh made 100 runs against Muttiah Muralidharan and he was dismissed 4 times. 

In ODI Cricket, Muttiah Muralitharan Bowled 162 balls and Yuvraj Singh made 119 Runs while being dismissed 3 Times.

Memorable Encounters

  • Their first Memorable Encounter in Test Cricket was in the 2009 Test Series. It was in the first test of the series. Yuvraj Singh made 68 runs in the first innings but he was dismissed by Murali. Murali Bowled 17 balls out of the 93 Yuvraj faced.

  • Muttiah Muralidharan got his 798th Test Wicket In Test Cricket by dismissing Yuvraj Singh in 2010. Yuvraj Singh was dismissed for 5 runs. Murali Bowled only 3 balls to him and got him out caught.

  • One of their most memorable Encounters in ODI was in 2009. It was the 3rd ODI and Yuvraj Singh hit a match winning hundred. He was dismissed by Murali. However Murali had to bowl 27 balls out of his 60 to Yuvraj Singh.


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