He was formally inducted into the Hall of Fame by ICC CEO - David Richardson.
The special occasion ,which took place during the innings break of the India versus Sri Lanka match, is shown below.
Speaking on the occasion, Muralitharan said, It is a moment of great pride and honour to be receiving this award, especially from the ICC which is the ultimate any cricketer can aspire to achieve. The induction during this prestigious ICC Champions Trophy makes it even more remarkable.
“I thank the ICC for making this possible because this is a moment I will cherish throughout life.”