Muralitharan turns down offer to become Northern Province governor – report

Muttiah Muralitharan to be appointed governer of nothern province by Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Legendary spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, the “Doosra” master who has taken 800 Test Wickets and was also a part of the 1996 World Cup that was won by Sri Lanka, has turned down country’s recently elected president Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s offer to become the governor of Northern Province, Cricket Age exclusively learns…


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  1. It’s sad to see both Sanga and Murali hanging around politicians. Sanga and Muralis are global super stars with a clean record while a politician at best doesn’t even belong in the same building. Once in 4/5 years we all get excited about an election and invariably the exiting mob is replaced by a new mob (usually made up of the same failed guys from the last 4 years – sounding like SLC selection policy) who conduct a new phase of looting. People get existed about a few roads or projects done which basically is like you and me going to work and doing your job – it’s not a big deal. Cricketers should refuse to associate with politicians period.

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