Sri Lanka qualify for World Cup final in Murali’s final game on home soil

Muttiah Muralitharan
Muttiah Muralitharan

Kumar Sangakkara embraces legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan after their victory against New Zealand in the semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 played at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo March 29. The semi-final was Muralitharan’s final ODI match on home soil. With their win, the 1996 world champions have qualified for their third World Cup final. AFP PHOTO/William WEST.

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