Muralitharan equals Akram’s record of vitims in ODIs

February 3rd, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS  

Colombo, Feb 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan Monday levelled Pakistan’s former bowling great Wasim Akram’s record of most number (502) of dismissals in One-day International cricket. Muralitharan, 36, levelled the feat when he brought Yuvraj Singh’s (117) blitz innings to an end in the third one-dayer against India.

The veteran off-spinner reached the milestone in 327 matches while Akram took 356 ODIs to notch up his record number of victims.

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