Factfile on world bowling record holder Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka, who is retiring from Test cricket later this month:
Full name: Muttiah Muralitharan
Born : April 17, 1972 in Kandy
Age : 38 years
Major teams: Sri Lanka, Chennai Super Kings, Kent, Lancashire, Tamil Union Cricket Club
Bowling style: Right-arm offbreak
Test record: 132 matches, 792 wickets, 22.71 average.
One-day record: 337 matches, 515 wickets, 23.07 average.
Twenty20 internationals: 11 matches, 13 wickets, 20.46 average
(Muralitharan is the leading wicket-taker in both Test and one-day cricket.)
Test debut: v Australia, Colombo, August 1992.