Top Ten Bowlers in Cricket History

The Top Ten

Wasim Akram Wasim Akram is a Pakistani cricket commentator, coach and former cricketer, captain of Pakistan national cricket team.

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

Being an Indian and keeping the rivalry aside, this guy is hands-down the best ever. I loved watching him bowl when I was a kid, and even now get fascinated when I see any of his older matches. He was a force to be reckoned with, and even now he stays relevant by sharing his wisdom and knowledge to teams and cricket in general.

Shane Warne Shane Keith Warne is an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricketer who captained the Australian national team

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.

Sir. Shane Warne is the best leg spinner bowler...
He had taken 700 wickets...
I like his bowling very much

"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. "

How is Warnie not 1?
Everyone else should be in the top 10 these guys easily are the top 10 best bowlers

Brett Lee Brett Lee is a former Australian international cricketer and film actor. He is a former Channel Nine Commentator.

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..

Loved the bowling action and approach to the game. My first bowling idol.

Dale Steyn

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

Best bowler any condition swing, pace, accuracy make him best at all format bowler in history

Glenn Mcgrath

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!

the coolest bowler of the world... success all format of cricket and all the type of pitch.

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.

I have seen him bowling in Ashes matches and have never seen anyone bowling like him

Muttiah Muralitharan

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

Muralitharan taken wicket 67 time 5 wicket in test and 10 time in odi.and 800 test wicket. I think he is no1 bowler. None compare record with Muralitharan

Harbhajan Singh

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'.

The best bowler in team India.

Shoaib Akhtar

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.

I think he must stands for the 1st position 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

Zaheer Khan Zaheer Khan is an Indian former cricketer who played all forms of the game for the Indian national team from 2000 till 2014.

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

Legend of Swing bowling and the best left arm fast bowler and he deserve a top place in the list

Waqar Younis

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

Lol. He compares to Wasim Akram. For some he's even better. His records speak for him

The Contenders

Mitchell Johnson

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 them

Saeed Ajmal

I think that saeed ajmal is the best bowler no one stand against his doosra and teesra.

Is the verd good off sbin is the very secial to the doosra ball and world number 1 bowler of all time

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

Anil Kumble

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

Anil Kumble should be on the top three. He had been one of the consistent bowlers of India. He took 10 wickets in a test match against Pakistan. He is one of the leading wicket-takers in test cricket. He is a great t20 bowler as well. He has a great record in the ipl. He can read the batsman's mind. He is regarded as India's best bowler of all time.

Imran Khan

Great bowler all rounder of all time

best player and best all rounder and best captain 3rd best bowler after Wasim and waqure

AOA, IMRAN KHAN IS MY BEST CRICKETER. HE IS ALSO GREAT POLITICIAN. FROM FAN number 1 RAZA ALI

Imran Khan is great batsman and bowler as well I don't know why he showed in no#14 in the list

Allan Donald

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 donald

James Anderson James Michael Anderson,, usually known as Jimmy Anderson, is an English international cricketer who plays for Lancashire County

I feel that he is so consistent and unplayable at the start of the spell. I have seen him make greats of the game look like fools. Deserve to be higher up the list than he is currently

He is the best bowler cause in the ashes he took 15 wkts in two matches... I still like him...

Englands top wicket taker, and still playing!

King of swing: best of his era. 100% best "fast" bowler since McGrath and of all time definitely belongs in the top 5.

Ravichandran Ashwin

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

I LIKE STYLE OF BOWLER
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Such a bad bowler doesn't even know how to swing properly you know when he swings it looks like he is putting his hand out of a car

Chaminda Vaas

One of the best opening bowlers in world cricket history.

Not express fast. But can swing the ball both way's

He should be within first ten

Definitely underrated.. You should watch YouTube..

Sunil Narine

A perfect spin baller

He is a best spinner because his arm and fingers are worked properly

The best spinner I have ever seen!

Sunil narine is one of the best bowler and the current god of spin he is a legend or a boon to west indies and a god gifted person

Lasith Malinga

He is the king of yorkers. He can take as much wickets in in and out swing.

Best blower he win
Final match of Mumbai Indians in last ball

Fear of malinga make the lankan attack very sharp

He should be move in to Top 10 In this list because no one can baller in this list achieve 4 wicket for 4 balls

Shaun Tait

Fastest Bowler in Cricket History

Fastest bowler with great speed, line and length

He is the first bowler to hurt AB!

Tait is the worst

Mohammad Amir

Dude who ever you are, you are making a mistake to put M. Amir in 33.
He should be in top 5... He is the most most talented and best swinger of the pace bowl I'have ever seen in my life in only just in the age of 19...
He is the real king and the master of swing bowling!

In only one year he became the world most talented player in history of cricket.
He is the Death angle for the batsman,
In any condition he is the master!
Thumbsup for him guys!

What can I say about this guy.
I am speechless. Such an amazing bowler ever in cricket history.
At very young age he swing the bowl in both side.
MAn he is much better than wasim and others.
He should be at top of the list.

He must be no 3 if not no2
one of the best bowler in the word when he start bowling in the age of 17 wow!

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Superb swinger in the world. Well done Indian!

Best swinger in history

Best swinger of the bowl and nicce accuracy...

I think he is the future of Indian cricket with astonishing accuracy at this age. I hope so he will be able to learn from his mistakes & improve to be the be ther bes.

Fred Trueman

Having seen " fiery Fred " in my youth I feel I can compare some of the greats of yesteryear with today's greats and Freddie Trueman is up with the best.

307 wickets in 67 tests. 21.57 bowling average. why isn't he in the top 10?

There has never been a better bowler than Fred. He had to battle the snobby ‘suits’ : the English selectors at Lords who avoided picking him for England on many occasions because they didn’t like his fiery behavior and attitude to authority. If he had been picked repeatedly as he should been his average and wickets taken would be much much better. Strong as an Ox, very fast, fiery and very intimidating to batsmen he could move the ball in any way he chose. He is truly the greatest. The true number 1.

Monty Panesar

Quicker bowler with perfect line and lenght

He was best bowler of SRH he got purple cap in IPL

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