Murali being tested at the University of Western Australia
In 2004 Muttiah Muralitharan voluntarily performed a series of test in front of televisie cameras. He wore an arm brace which was moulded in the shape of his bent arm and cast with steel rods.
Muralitharan was born with a deformity commonly known as a congenital deformity of the elbow. The video displays the two diverse angles that his elbow is bent in. Not only is his unable to fully straighten his elbow but the joint is bent outwards in a 45 degree angle.
Murali bowled with a brace which prevented any form of straightening. Australia's Micheal Slater was present at the tests to face Murali's...