"With no pain, there is no gain", said the porcupine!
Pic: Associated Press/photographer not known 6 Jan 2001
But it did not stop him bowling the next day as he attempted unsuccessfully to take his 10th wicket of Zimbabwe's first innings. "I was in a little bit of pain when I bowled this morning.
But, with no pain, there is no gain," he said.(and so said the porcupine making love to a garden rake!- Ed)
"Whatever catches that come your way, you have to take them. At that time, I didn't think about the 10th wicket when I went for the catch".
Inspite of his grimace and the concern of his team mate we are happy to report that Murali did not get it in the balls.
Look on the bright side Murali-me-ol'-mate.
Could have been worse ol' sport!
SCN, Srilanka Crazy News and the slogan "We weed out the serious news" are trademarks of the SCN/ MadPage/ McMaluPaan Corp.