Muttiah Muralitharan appointed bowling coach and team mentor for Sunrisers Hyderabad

Former Sri Lankan off-spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan has been taken on board as the bowling coach and team mentor of Sunrisers Hyderabad for the upcoming 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL).

The news was revealed on the official Twitter handle of the Hyderabad franchise on Monday.

The 42-year-old had earlier played for three franchises, namely Chennai Super Kings (CSK), the now-defunct Kochi Tuskers Kerala and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) before ending his seven-year long association with the Twenty20 tournament at the end of the 2014 IPL season.