Top Ten Bowlers in Cricket History

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21 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!

No way he is better than Samuel Badree

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22 Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Superb swinger in the world. Well done Indian!

Best swinger in history

Best swinger of the bowl and nicce accuracy...

I love his action. He bowls beautfull swing balls.

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23 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. - Manny1

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

24 Malcolm Marshall

Greatest bowler of all time

Only 25th? Good grief!

hell yeh

The best bowler to watch and great career in test 300 + wickets and Ave 20.50 match winning bowler. Batsman afraid to face his bowling. Quick and good bouncer and beautiful action that world never forget that ledend of cricket

25 Shaun Pollock

Should definitely be in the top 10! Clearly one of the most economical and accurate bowlers of his era and a great lower order batsmen (Y) POLLY proudly South African

No Dale Steyn? Brett Lee at number 6? He ended with an average of 30.82. Zaheer Kahn? His average is almost 33. Akhtar only took 178 wickets. The top 4 are the only serious choices on the list.

Incredible player that seemed to never get as highly rated as he should have (maybe because of his similar style to Glenn McGrath and the overlap of their careers? ) Like Glenn, would always bowl exactly where he wanted and frustrated the batters. Could also turn on the swing in One-Dayers and was a handy batter (unlike Glenn)

Definitely deserves to be top 10

He is the best he should be in the sixth position.

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26 Shahid Afridi

He is a good bowler and batsmen one of the greatest bowler

Best baller in the world

Best All Rounder any formate

Great player

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27 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

I thing he should became in top ten list

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28 Ravi Jadeja

As his ball always goes in line of stump and his bowl has a great chance of catch and bolt or lbw which every for batsmen might be a problem to face.

Best bowler, best cricketer great man

He is sir jadeja best in the world

Very good spinner

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29 Richard Hadlee

If he had of played for England, Australia, India or Pakistan he would of clocked up a lot more tests and therefore wickets. Would have been the first to break 500 easy. NZ plays very few tests annually compared to these countries.

He took more wickets in less matches than the other legends

He is the best having the world record for the most wickets for two years. He is not the best he is not like Shane Warne but still phenomenal able to pull off amazing wins against Australia and england

Great fast bowler /all rounder of his era.

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30 Courtney Walsh

17 years at the top and over 500 wickets at an average of around 24. A truly nice guy and magnificent bowler!

Accurate, relentless, leg cutter, off cutter, nasty bouncer, slower ball name em n he had it, should have been in top 5

He should be at top

Take it out the stats for walsh and no. of records on his name...are narine and b.kumar great than courtney walsh!?

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31 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 should be in top 5

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32 Fred Spofforth

First genuine fast bowler - 1877 in the original Ashes test. Inventor of the slower ball and took 94 wickets for Australia in the 1800s at under 20

33 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

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34 Jeff Thompson

Worlds second fastest bowler

Absolutely in the top ten. Most feared fast bowler of all time, bowled upwards to 180km/h in the 74 75 seasons. This list is flawed.

Thommo should at least be in the top 20!

Jeff Thompson should be in the top 15 at least. Many batsmen were scared of his deliveries and he can knock out the best batsmen around the world! His bowling is at lightning speed and batmen believe thate he balled at 180 km/h

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35 Graeme Swann

He is a very good leg spinner

Are fockin stupid he is an off spinner

Rank him 20

36 Monty Panesar

Quicker bowler with perfect line and lenght

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

37 Suresh Raina

He ti my favourite

Awesome bowler and a good batsmen

He is my ever best

He is good bowler

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38 Syd Barnes

The greatest accumalator of wickets the game has ever seen

His figures, and the opinions of everyone who faced his bowling, speak for themselves.

A joke. Everyone who saw him agreed he was even further ahead of his contemporaries than Bradman. Took an 8 for against the Windies tourists in his late 50s. Bowled cutters which moved as much as true leggies at 75 mph. Whenasked why he did not develp a googlie replied that he did not need one. Obviously should be number 1.

39 Kapil Dev

He is the Indian legend of bowling and the inspiration of young boys and the number one spinner of time

He is the leading legend

Long live Kapil Dev! I love you. You broke Sir Richard Hadlee's record.

The greatest..

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40 Richie Benaud

He was a legend in cricket history a much deserved legend

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