Muralitharan plan fails for Black Caps

Last updated 05:00 05/11/2012
Muttiah Muralidharan
Getty Images
WON'T HELP: Muttiah Muralidharan will not assist new New Zealand bowling coach Shane Bond in Sri Lanka.

Relevant offers

Cricket

Black Caps v South Africa: First test a draw after play abandoned for third day Weather-hit test against South Africa still has value for Black Caps, says Ross Taylor Black Caps v South Africa scorecard - first test, day five Live: Black Caps v South Africa - first test, day five India lose top test ranking to Pakistan after test abandoned Black Caps vs South Africa: First test heading for draw as wet outfield wipes out another day in Durban Recap: Black Caps v South Africa - first test, day four Black Caps v South Africa scorecard - first test, day four New Zealand captain Suzie Bates guides Southern Vipers to title in inaugural English women's T20 championship England's Stuart Broad signs on for Hobart Hurricanes in Big Bash League

The Black Caps do not have the services of the world's most successful test bowler during their rain-affected tour of Sri Lanka.

Before the side left, coach Mike Hesson said they were negotiating with Muttiah Muralitharan about lending his ample knowledge to the side, but a spokesperson in Sri Lanka simply said negotiations had not worked out.

Newly appointed bowling coach Shane Bond is there and former Sri Lankan left armer Chaminda Vaas has worked with the side since they landed last week.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should bouncers be banned from cricket?

Yes - they're too dangerous

Neutral - it is what it is

No - it's just bad luck when it goes wrong

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content