â€œI don't know the secret of our success. We are playing well in this format of the game that's important for us. It's important that somebody stands out in the game, that's been happeningâ€
As an overseas player, Murali Kartik plays for English County Cricket, representing Somerset County Cricket Club. Headquartered at the County Ground, Taunton, Somerset County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English domestic cricket structure.
It was end of the 2009 season of English County Cricket, when it was announced that Kartik would join Somerset as their overseas player for the 2010 season. This was after his successful stints with Lancashire and Middlesex.
In 2004, Kartik played in the Lancashire League with Ramsbottom as their professional. In 2005, he returned to Ramsbottom for a second season and became the first overseas Lancashire player to take ten wickets on their debut, with 10/168 against Essex.
In 2007, he joined Middlesex as an overseas registration. He made his debut as the county club's 700th first-class cricketer against Somerset at Taunton in April 2007. Kartik was part of the Middlesex team that won the 2008 Twenty20 Cup in England, their first domestic title for 15 years. In the 2009 English season, Kartik resumed service for Middlesex.