Top 10 Best Swing Bowlers in Cricket History

Cricket has seen its fair share of legendary bowlers over the years, but few have captured the imagination quite like swing bowlers. These masters of the art of bowling are able to manipulate the ball in such a way that it swings in the air, confounding even the most skilled of batsmen.

But what exactly is a swing bowler, and what makes for a good one? In simple terms, a swing bowler is someone who is able to get the ball to move in the air, either towards or away from the batsman, after it has left their hand. This can be achieved through a number of techniques, including changes in grip, release point, and body position.

A good swing bowler is someone who is able to consistently produce this swing, even in less-than-ideal conditions. This requires a great deal of skill and experience, as well as a deep understanding of the game of cricket and the physics of ball movement.

Over the years, there have been many great swing bowlers who have left their mark on the sport of cricket. From the likes of Sir Richard Hadlee and Wasim Akram to more recent stars like James Anderson and Trent Boult, these bowlers have thrilled fans with their ability to swing the ball in all conditions.

But who are the best swing bowlers in cricket history? That's a question that has been debated by fans and experts alike for years. To help settle the matter once and for all, we've put together a list of the top swing bowlers in cricket, as voted on by fans from around the world.
The Top Ten
1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Don't get me wrong but bhuvneshwar is a great bowler however, you can't compare him with wasim akaram. "Sultan of swing" was a title wasim akaram earned and bhuvneshwar is not fit to have that title at least not yet.

Number 1 of number 1 No words for him. He is swingster daredevil."frightening batsmen, when bhuvneshwar in the bowling end".

Master of swing bowling, Best death bowler in second inning.

2 Glenn McGrath

All time great bowler.

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

He is the number 1 swinger in the world.

He is the swing master I think he is no1 swing bowler in cricket history

All time greatest bowler

4 Dale Steyn

Best swing bowler.
He delivers fast paced swing.
Now that's a nightmare for batsmen.

He is something else

Its very good bowler

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

Best of the best

Best bowler ever

On of the best

6 Lasith Malinga

Malinga is top swinger

Malinga is the best

Best slinger ever

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

You are a thunder bolt

9 Mohammad Asif

No body in the can compete Asif he was the uncrowned King of swing bowling. KP rates him the best bolwer and AB as well praised him that the hardest bowler I have ever faced.

10 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.
The Contenders
11 Imran Khan
12 Mohammad Amir

Best swing baller ever

Aamir is great bowler

13 Jasprit Bumrah

Someone just said he was an average bowler. Please have a look again, and dare to say that again

His swinging bowls are amazing to see, what would be the condition of the batsmans while playing his bowls.
He should be in top ten guys who have kept him on no.13th?
Unfortunately we can say that he missed out 2-3 hat-tricks in a single WC,that also his first.

Just a average bowler.

14 Irfan Pathan

Best indian swing bowler.

Indian best swing bowler

Always swing of king

15 Mitchell Starc Mitchell Aaron Starc, is an Australian cricketer who currently plays first-class cricket for the New South Wales Blues.
16 Mohammed Shami

One of the best at test level, swings the ball both ways.

Best wicket bowler

17 Praveen Kumar

PK swings both off and leg. He can swing the ball widely. But he is Dead slow!

18 Shahid Afridi

Hi, how are you. You are a great All-rounder, I am a great fan of your's, and want you to be in Karachi Kings in Pakistan Super League (PSL).

19 Trent Boult Trent Alexander Boult is a New Zealand international cricketer who plays as a bowler and tail end batsman for the Delhi Daredevils in the IPL, Northern Districts in New Zealand's domestic cricket, and New Zealand internationally.

Best bowler ever.

20 Shaun Pollock
21 Saeed Ajmal

Swing and turn! 2 different things.
Bowling and throwing! 2 different things.
Best and average! 2 different things.
Cricketer and ajmal! 2different things.

22 Ajit Agarkar

He is one of the best swing bowler in indian cricket history. He has ability to swing the new ball with the perfect line & length, once the ball get older he bowl reverse swing in late in the game.
As relatively short height figure compare to other indian bowlers like Shrinath, Zaheer.. Etc he could bowl as fast 85 mph. Ajit was fastest to reach 50, 150, 200, 250 wicket taking bowler from indian side with 191 matches 288 wickets.

23 Chaminda Vaas
24 Junaid Khan

Nice fast bowler

25 Mustafizur Rahman
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