If you are looking for a friend in times of distress, look no further than Murali — Arnold

Muttiah Muralitharan’s records in cricket are second to none. The 48-year-old is known to be someone who was large-hearted but was also notorious for getting into the minds of the batsmen.

Former Sri Lankan batsman Russel Arnold – during the chat show Homerun with AV with sports commentator Arun Venugopal on his YouTube channel Gethist Creative – revealed Murali’s nickname in the team.

“He was called MM (Motor Mouth). At times, when a batsman returned after getting dismissed, he would go and chide him for playing a particular shot. If a batsman were padded up to bat next, he would go up to him and advise him not to play the same shot [and get out],” Arnold said.

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