Muttiah Muralitharan is the only cricketer in history to have taken 800 Test wickets
Muralitharan won the record for the most Test wickets when he broke Shane Warne's record in December 2007
Muralitharan was rated the greatest Test match bowler by Wisden in 2002
He was the first Sri Lankan cricketer to be inducted into the International Cricket Council's Cricket Hall of Fame.
Murali did not bowl correctly and was clearly a thrower, according to Indian spinner Bishen Singh Bedi.
A biographical film based on his life has sparked controversy due to political issues
Following the 2004 tsunami, he assisted in the construction of hundreds of houses for families who had been made homeless, and his charitable work is highly regarded
Currently, Muralitharan is working as an bowling coach for Sunrisers Hyderabad team in IPL
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