List of Top 10 bowlers of Cricket

  • List of Top 10 bowlers of Cricket: It is very tough to choose top 10 ,as cricket have produced many good bowlers from diifernt teams. We have checked all stats ,carrier achivements, and then we have concluded a list of top 10 bowlers in the world. Here down is the players with their top rank .

     

    List of Top 10 bowlers of Cricket

     

    1. Wasim Akram

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    Born 3 June 1966 he,is a former Pakistani cricketer. He is acknowledged as one of the greatest bowlers of all time. A left-arm fast bowler who could bowl with significant pace who represented the Pakistan national cricket team in Test cricket and One Day International (ODI) matches. In October 2013, Wasim Akram was the only Pakistani cricketer to be named in an all-time Test World XI to mark the 150th anniversary of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.

    He was the first bowler to reach the 500-wicket mark in ODI cricket during the 2003 World Cup. In 2002 Wisden released its only list of best players of all time. Wasim was ranked as the best bowler in ODI of all time with a rating of 1223.5, ahead of Allan Donald, Imran Khan, Waqar Younis, Joel Garner, Glenn McGrath and Muralitharan.

    Wasim has taken 23 four-wicket hauls in ODI in 356 matches he played. On 30 September 2009, Akram was one of five new members inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.He is the bowling coach of Kolkata Knight Riders. but took a break from the position for IPL 6 citing a need to spend more time with family in Karachi.

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    2. Shane warne

    Shane Warne celebrates a wicket

    Shane Warne, a retired international Australian cricketer, took a number of five-wicket hauls during his career for Australia. In cricket, a five-wicket haul – also known as a five-for or fifer – refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings. This is regarded as a notable achievement, and only four bowlers have taken more than 30 five-wicket hauls in their Test cricket careers. Warne has the second-most five-wicket hauls in Test cricket with 37, behind Sri Lankan Muttiah Muralitharan.

    Despite this he has only taken a single five-wicket haul in One Day Internationals (ODI). He is one of the most experienced Australian cricketers, and the second leading wicket taker in Test cricket history with 708 wickets, again behind Muralitharan. He is twelfth on the all-time list of ODI wicket takers. In 2000, Warne was named fourth of five Wisden Cricketers of the Century behind Sir Donald Bradman, Sir Garfield Sobers and Sir Jack Hobbs.

    3. Muttiah Muralitharan

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    Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan (also spelt Muralidaran; born 17 April 1972) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack in 2002. He retired from Test cricket in 2010, registering his 800th and final wicket on 22 July 2010 from his final ball in his last Test match. Muralitharan holds the world record for the most wickets in both test and one-day cricket

    4. Glenn Mcgrath

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    Glenn McGrath, a retired international Australian cricketer, took a number of five-wicket hauls during his career. In cricket, a five-wicket haul (also known as a “five–for” or “fifer”) refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings. This is regarded as a notable achievement, and fewer than 40 bowlers have taken more than 15 five-wicket hauls at international level in their cricketing careers.

    5. Brett Lee

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    Brett Lee (born 8 November 1976) is a former Australian international cricketer and a Channel Nine cricket commentator. During his international career, Lee was recognised as one of the two fastest bowlers in the world of cricket along with Shoaib Akhtar. He is known for his consistency of pace, going over 155 km/ph throughout his career.

    His quickest delivery was 161.8 kilometres per hour (100.5 mph) in a test match against the West Indies in 2002, but because they were playing in a charity match, it was not officially recognised as the fastest delivery ever. After that the world record for the fastest delivery ever is held by Shoaib Akhtar at 161.3 km/ph. Lee’s quickest delivery in ODIs is 161.1 km/ph playing against New Zealand in 2005.

    He is also widely regarded as one of the best pace bowlers ever to have played the sport. Lee was known for reaching a hundred miles an hour many times throughout his cricketing career. In each of his first two years, he averaged less than 20 with the ball, but since then has mostly achieved figures in the early 30s.

    He was also known as an athletic fielder and useful lower-order batsman, with a batting average exceeding 20 in Test cricket. Lee finished his Test with 310 wickets, and his One Day International career with 380 wickets.

     

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    6. Dale steyn

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    Dale Willem Steyn (/ˈsteɪn/; born 27 June 1983) is a South African cricketer who plays in Tests, T20 Internationals and One Day International cricket for South Africa. Steyn plays domestic cricket in South Africa for Cape Cobras. He is a right-arm fast bowler, and bowls at speeds of around 145–150 km/h (his fastest being recorded at 156.2 km/h during the 2010 IPL, Bangalore Royal Challengers against Kolkata Knight Riders).

    His fastest ball in international cricket was clocked at 155.7 km/h (96.8 mph) against New Zealand, making him tied for 4th fastest active bowler with Lasith Malinga as of 3 January 2015. Steyn held the record for the fastest South African to reach 100 wickets in Test Match cricket, a feat he achieved on 2 March 2008.

     

    7. Shoaib Akhtar

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    August 1975) is a former Pakistani cricketer, who is widely regarded as the fastest bowler of all time for bowling at speeds up to 161.3 km/h. Considered as a legend in the all-time best pacers of the history of the game, Akhtar was nicknamed the “Rawalpindi Express”, as a tribute to his hometown and fast bowling.

    Akhtar made his Test debut in November 1997 as an opening fast bowler and played his first One Day International 3 months later.

     

    8. Harbhajan singh

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    Harbhajan Singh, is an Indian international cricketer and former captain of IPL team Mumbai Indians and Punjab state for the 2012–13 Ranji Trophy season. A specialist spin bowler, he has the second-highest number of Test wickets by an off spinner, behind Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan. Harbhajan made his Test and One Day International (ODI) debuts in early 1998.

    His career was initially affected by investigations into the legality of his bowling action, as well as several disciplinary incidents. However, in 2001, with leading leg spinner Anil Kumble injured, Harbhajan’s career was resuscitated after Indian captain Sourav Ganguly called for his inclusion in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy team.

    In that series victory over Australia, Harbhajan established himself as the team’s leading spinner by taking 32 wickets, becoming the first Indian bowler to take a hat trick in Test cricket. He is also an Officer in the Punjab Police and has held the rank of a Superintendent of police (India), reporting to Punjab Police HQ at Barnala.

     

    9. Zaheer khan

    India's Zaheer Khan celebrates after taking the wicket of Ireland's Andrew White for 29 during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match at Trent Bridge cricket ground Nottingham, England *** Local Caption *** B-DLI 1006177 - JUNE 10, 2009 - NOTTINGHAM : India's Zaheer Khan celebrates after taking the wicket of Ireland's Andrew White for 29 during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match at Trent Bridge cricket ground Nottingham, England, Wednesday June 10, 2009. AP/PTI
    India’s Zaheer Khan celebrates after taking the wicket of Ireland’s Andrew White for 29 during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match at Trent Bridge cricket ground Nottingham, England *** Local Caption *** B-DLI 1006177 – JUNE 10, 2009 – NOTTINGHAM : India’s Zaheer Khan celebrates after taking the wicket of Ireland’s Andrew White for 29 during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match at Trent Bridge cricket ground Nottingham, England, Wednesday June 10, 2009.

    Zaheer Khan (born 7 October 1978) is a former Indian cricketer who was a member of the Indian national cricket team from 2000 till 2014. He also played for Worcestershire in County Cricket and plays for Mumbai and Delhi Daredevils in Indian domestic cricket. He was the second-most successful Indian pace bowler in Test cricket, behind Kapil Dev.

    Khan started his domestic career by playing for Baroda. In the early years of his career, Khan was known for his hostile seam and pace bowling, especially fast inch-perfect yorkers.In a bid to improve his bowling, he moved to England for a short stint with Worcestershire in 2006. A left-arm fast-medium bowler, Khan was best known for his ability to “move the ball both ways off the wicket and swing the old ball at some pace”

     

    10. Waqar Younis

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    born 16 November 1971) is a former Pakistani right-arm fast bowler in cricket, regarded as one of the greatest and fastest bowlers of all time. He is also the former coach of the Pakistani cricket team.

    As of 2012, he holds the record for the youngest Pakistani Test captain and the third youngest Test captain in history (22 years 15 days). He played 87 Tests and 262 One Day International (ODI) matches for Pakistan during his international cricket career from 1989 to 2003.

     

    List of top 10 bowlers
    1. Wasim Akram

    2. Shane warne

    3. Muttiah Muralitharan

    4. Glenn Mcgrath

    5. Brett Lee

    6. Dale steyn

    7. Shoaib Akhtar

    8. Harbhajan singh

    9. Zaheer khan

    10. Waqar Younis

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