Muralidharan, Teammates Call On Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Muthiah Muralidharan, the magician of spin bowling, and his teammates called on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas on Sunday evening. The CM interacted with players and support staff, and presented them Odisha T-shirts. Sri Lankan Muralidharan set foot on the Odisha capital earlier in the day to play in the Cuttack leg of the ongoing Legends League Cricket, featuring four teams. The 50-year-old Muralidharan is part of the Manipal Tigers squad, which will face Bhilwara Kings in the first of three ma t che s a t Cutt a ck’s Ba r a b a ti St a d i um o n Monday. Muralidharan captured a staggering 800 wickets in Test cricket and 534 victims in 350 ODIs in a storied c a r e e r s p a n n i n g two decades.