26 Jul 2008

Muralitharan has India reeling

6:18 am on 26 July 2008

Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan has snared four wickets to leave India struggling on 159 for six when bad light ended play early on the third day of the first test in Colombo.

Muralitharan has claimed the wickets of Gautam Gambhir, Sachin Tendulkar, Saurav Ganguly and Dinesh Karthik to leave the tourists with tough fight to save the follow on in replying to Sri Lanka's 600 for six declared.

At stumps VVS Laxman was 19 not out and captain Anil Kumble was on one.