The 38-year-old icon was in category 'A', which is worth five crore rupees per year, until last year.
Former England cricket captain regarded as one of the finest fast bowlers of his generation.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had personally invited Muralitharan to accept the post of the Governor.
It is also India’s first gold this year at the ongoing tournament.
Virat Kohli addressed the media on the eve of the first Test against Bangladesh in Indore.
Nagal currently has 433 points while Rafael Nadal retained the top rank with 9,585 points.
India has secured three Tokyo Paralympic Games quota, along with the bronze winner Ajeet Singh and Rinku.
He secured a quota in men’s 10m air rifle after winning bronze at the #AsianShooting C’ship.