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Sri Lanka’s Muralitharan playing for Gloucestershire second XI today


By Staff Writers | June 11, 2012

It's perhaps the first time in Muttiah Muralitharan's career that he is playing in a second XI team.Muttiah Muralitharan, who is currently in England to play Twenty20 cricket for Gloucestershire, will feature for the county’s second XI team today.

Muralitharan will play in the first of two Twenty20 matches that Gloucestershire will play today against Worcestershire at Nevil Road in Bristol.

The county wants the world record holder to acclimatise to English conditions ahead of the Friends Life T20 tournament.

The off spinner may also play in more second XI fixtures this week, with Gloucestershire scheduled to play against Somerset at Taunton Vale on Tuesday and Warwickshire at Bristol on Wednesday.

Gloucestershire’s Friends Life T20 campaign kicks off on Thursday, with their match against Somerset at Nevil Road.

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