Originally Posted by BD-Shardul
SL always prepared pitch for Murali. But look at Vaas, Malinga, Fernando.
avtually murali did not need help of pitch that much.
he can turn balls in a flat deck.
because though he is an off spinner he uses his wrist to spin the ball not the fingers. and finger spinners who are naturally off spinners get less spin than wrist spinners who are generally leg spinners.
murali was a rare wrist using off spinner.
and yes. even though murali need not a pitch to help too much, stil SL made pitches so the support spinners like bandara, herath, mendis get some help but still the SL pacers always did well. likes of vaas, dilhara, malinga, zoysa. perhaps thats why we have champaka a SL bowling coach. well the likes of shahadat, rubel, shafiul showed some glimpse but not consistent and effective enough.