Top Ten Bowlers in Cricket History
The Top Ten
Wasim Akram is the king of swing and he is a superb bowler and has also taken hatriks he has also got his name on number 1 in the top 10
Wasim Akram and quick and was a master in swing and seam. Although subcontinental pitch does not supports the fast bowling, Wasim Akram mangaed to move ball in both ways and took more than 900 wickets. "Sultan of Swing" took over 400 Test wickets, and holds the record for amount of wickets in ODIs (502) and List A cricket (881). An average of 23.62 in Test matches from 104 appearances is an impressive one. He is only one of three bowlers to record two hat-tricks in Test cricket, and only one of three to have achieved the same feat in ODI cricket.
Tops in tests and ODI alike, rated him a touch ahead of Mc Grath and Warne, who come a not so distant second and third in my book
The master of swing with great use of seam.V 427 Comments
Shane warne is my favourite bowler and player he is the king of spin I would say. He is a perfect example of a leg spin. The man with the title of doing the ball of the century is just unbelievable. But I wouldn't say that wasim akram is bad. He is the king of swing the ultimate paceman.
"He could bowl anything he wanted from a top spinner to a googly, conceding
The fact that he took hundreds of wickets, he thought about the batters
Techniques, then bowled using his intelligence, thought "I'm gonna bowl
A googly, bowled, and took a perfect wicket. "
Sir. Shane Warne is the best leg spinner bowler...
He had taken 700 wickets...
I like his bowling very much
He is the only bowler that the lord of cricket is scaredV 189 Comments
Muralitharan is the best you can ever think of in this world. He is a legend thanks to Sri Lanka!
He is the best bowler in history I feel he should play in next icc world cup because he has taken over 600 wickets in history of cricket he bowls better than anyone else
You did not put put muttiah on first but at least put it on third. Why have you put that chucker harbhajan singh. Type on Google harbhajan singh chucks and you'll see that he really chucks, he's the biggest chucker in the history of cricket. I can't believe that he's still playing. That cheater. And somebody should know that muralitharan is not a fast bowler, Malinga is of course
He's a chucker. I grew up watching him and anyone who has their action questioned that many times has a problem. Should be on any record lists with an asteriskV 107 Comments
Laugh out loud there is something wrong with the list! I am a Indian but have no problem in saying that what the hell harbhajan is doing up there? Oh come on just because he is Indian don't support him just for that sake! And yeah glenn mcgrath is simply the best! - rahulsharma1
Was ranked the number one player by the Australian Cricket Board for 8 years of his playing career with the top contract given to a player more then Warne, Waugh, Hayden, Ponting and Gilchrist BEST PLAYER in the best team of all time and to finish up career with Player of the World Cup, all so 4 finals 3 wins and did all this while his wife Jane struggled with cancer.
the coolest bowler of the world... success all format of cricket and all the type of pitch.
This is not a measure for a good bowler that how many wickets he had taken, we have to see all aspects like economy rate & average. Wickets and total run given are only according to he no. of matches played.One thing you all have to remember that wickets taken by muralitharan are like this- 50% lower order batsman, 30% middle order batsman and 20% upper order batsman. For Mcgrath it is 15% lower order batsman,35% middle order and batsman 50% upper order batsman.so,you can think who is the best.V 67 Comments
Why does lee have only 5% of the votes... He is faster and better... He pitches the ball right up to the batsman and he is the most feared bowler when he is at his best... I'm sorry to say. But this is the worst ever list created! He should be at the top... In fact he is better than warne... Anyway lee... If the lists says no too... You're the best!...
Brett is the best bowler in my humble opinion... Love his cute face and super bowling skills.. See you soon as no. 1. Brett is the best of all. Austrailian kangaroo you rock. You are a very fast bowler and can confuse any batsman. I want to just drag this position to number 1
I love him in his battlefield.. One of the great bowler of cricket... And he is my favorite player forever.. Though he retire from international cricket he will be always in my memory... No one will be there in cricket as brett lee in this era and everyone love him due to his unique style of balling so I love him.. Not only me all love him... The worlds number 1 baller is brett lee in my opinion..
He has 5% because he played for too long. Towards the end he got slower and less angry and that effected him.V 89 Comments
The best bowler he, s the master of swing no one can defeat him in bowling he, s to smart and he, s having a best bowling style and also a flexible arm he, s having a good seam position he, s having fantastic speed
He is the match wining player than any others.
Why the hell is this guy at no 17? He deserves 1st place, for sure. Super bowling, he's fast, accurate and hell, ehy should I keep this on? He's SIMPLY THE BEST
He is the best because he causes a rare combination of pace and swing.V 145 Comments
he is an amazing bowler fastest in the world. Bowled at 100.02 MPH and 161 KPH
I love his action and the superb speed. I think that he is the best bowler of the world. I love his yorkers and the bouncers
Shoaib akhtar is superb bowler he can knock out every one almost every batsman is scared of him when he bowls no one could hit a six while he is bowling.
He is really quick no one can be compared with him in this regardV 147 Comments
Harbhajan is a superb bowler because he also bowls the doosra along with his off break
Harbajan is a best bowler
And he is seen as a best spin bowler
He will take more wickets in the match
And his batting also super
One and only Bhajji. The Singh is the King. He is the best offspinner at the present in the world and best bowler to bowl 'Doosra'.
Harbhajan singh doesn't deserve to be #8, Saeed Ajmal is WAYYY better than Harbhajan singh, I never knew who Harbhajan singh even is?V 73 Comments
Best Indian bowler ever Zaheer khan his ability of swinging bowl both side is just awesome no one could match him in this type of bowling. And I think he is now worlds best
Zaheer is th best is he would have been when India tour england then India could win the game easily and he would be the mann of the match...
He deserves in the top 10 list
Shaun tait and other bowlers don't deserve above him
Zaheer Khan is a best bowler foreverV 70 Comments
I think he must stands for the 1st position. The reason for this is that he is brave in his technique of bowling, very athletic, superb run up, excellent command on swing, innovation in cricket such as waqar special & deadly swinging yorkers are the specialty. He is also the master of reverse swing. In your list none of the bowler have such capabilities. So it is requested consider him in your top ranking. I mean number 1.
In terms of deliveries bowled, he has taken the fastest 50, 300, 350 and 400 wickets in One Day International matches and the fastest 150, 200, 250, 300 and 350 wickets in Test matches
As per wiki pedia
tremendous swinger of the ball great line and length
I think he must stands for the 2nd position.V 49 Comments
No one can read a batsman's mind better than him. He is the man with most number of variations.
He is third highest wicket taker in test cricket... Which means he is the third best bowler of all times
No one can play like him great jumbo... By W. Facebook. Com
He is so great bowler. He only bowler to take 10 wicket in this listV 48 Comments
I think that saeed ajmal is the best bowler no one stand against his doosra and teesra.
No doubt he is the man who can change match's condition
I think saeed should be above than harbhajan he is far better bowler than him
He can turn the match in his teams favour in any conditionV 45 Comments
the first three were obvious, then it gets harder to choose. yet before the Muralis or Warnes this guy held all the records, awsesome bowler!
Wow, Worst List ever. Oh Yeah, see, Dennis Lillee is 13th Here, together with 13th best Australian Cricketer, and no matter what, He is the best bowler ever in history and Australia's 6th best player,!
Amazing speed early on, Amazing control later. Bit of a dickhead too.
What the hell is Akram doing up there while Dennis Lillee is here - AdronV 8 Comments
He really proved himself in the Premiere League. He doesn't belong at the top with the great bowlers of cricket history, but he really deserves to be at least an honorable mention.
He is awesome for the Mumbai Indians
He again play ashes I wish him a good luck
Mitchell Johnson was amazing and even made the English batsmen admit to being scared of him when he was bowling to themV 24 Comments
Very economical bowler who has an excellent temparement and tough mind to torment the batsmen with his variations, like the carrom ball.
A carrom bowler who is desperately good in his form
He is the best off spinner of India and will be world best in future absolutely. He is my favourite guy of Indian team
He is amazing 2 fastest to 200 test wicketsV 78 Comments
He is the king of yorkers. He can take as much wickets in in and out swing.
Fear of malinga make the lankan attack very sharp
Malinga the Slinga
Best strike bowler of the twentyfirst century
No-one can Yorker like he can
If your talking about 21 century then he is the bestV 23 Comments
Great bowler all rounder of all time
AOA, IMRAN KHAN IS MY BEST CRICKETER. HE IS ALSO GREAT POLITICIAN. FROM FAN number 1 RAZA ALI
The best cricketer and the best politician in the world who won us the world cup and is going to set up Pakistan now.
The Best captain, bowler and can bat whenever his team is danger...V 20 Comments
Considering the situation and the quality of players accompanied with him in the west indies team I think he is the best fast bowler for the last 25 years. He has unique quality of showing great performances both in subcontinental field as well as abroad.
One of the greatest fast bowlers in the history of cricket and west Indies ever produce
Behind harbhajan? Wow! Good selection, should have been in top 3
The best bowler of all time.V 10 Comments
This guy is definitely a top 10 bowler of all time, some might even argue top 5! Does no one voting here have any cricket knowledge? Come on do yourself a favour an read up and check some youtube clips of AD. You will definitely learn a few things.
He has Great pace, accuracy, swing, aggression all things that one fast bowler needs.
I wonder how the list will be complete without this guy..?
This is such a white name what is allan donaldV 4 Comments
He is the best bowler cause in the ashes he took 15 wkts in two matches... I still like him...
King of swing: best of his era. 100% best "fast" bowler since McGrath and of all time definitely belongs in the top 5.
The leading wicket taker of england is the best
He should one of the top bowler's in 10 beause of his in and out swing he is the king of swing.V 21 Comments
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