According to Shaharyar Khan, reverse swing was invented by Salim Mir, who played for the Punjab Cricket Club in Lahore and taught it to his team-mate Sarfraz Nawaz.
Pakistani great Waqar Younis was best known in cricket for his ability to reverse swing a cricket ball at high speed during his heyday in the 1990's.
Wasim Akram was one of the greatest bowlers in the history of ODI cricket and had the ability to make the ball swing in both directions. While he made the new ball go the conventional away, he was a master at making the old ball reverse.
3 Waqar Younis
He is said to be the king of reverse swing. Waqar is capable of swinging the ball in and out. The biggest threat of his bowling is his lethal in-swinging yorkers which he could bowl with a high pace. Waqar had played a total of 87 test matches and took 373 wickets with an average of 23.56.
Introduction of Swing Bowling In Cricket
During the late 19th and early 20th century, Philadelphian all-rounder Bart King used to dismissed batsmen with his unique delivery, which he called the “angler” which is supposed to be the first occurrence of anything related to swing bowling in cricket.
The original yorker king in IPL is Lasith Malinga. He was the one who introduced the slow ball yorker to the cricket world. In recent times, Jasprit Bumrah, the Indian team spearhead, is known as the yorker king.
Kumar rose to the opposition when an absence of quick bowling in India saw him move up the stepping stool. He is popular for his risky inswing bowling that unleashes destruction in the last part of the matches. He is named as the 'Swing King' in India.
1. Dale Steyn. In first position is not just the best swing bowler in the world, it is the best bowler in the world: Dale Steyn.
Sachin Tendulkar retired from cricket at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium, his home ground, bringing the curtains down on a glittering international career that spanned 24 years.
#4 Mushtaq Mohammed
Mohammed is credited with bringing the unconventional and extremely difficult reverse sweep into currency (though some believe his elder brother Haneef invented it).
Bernard Bosanquet, died at his home in Surrey on October 12, the day before the 59th anniversary of his birth. A capable allround cricketer at Eton and Oxford and also for Middlesex, Bosanquet enjoyed chief claim to fame as the acknowledged inventor of the googly.
Definition: An unconventional off-spin delivery, the doosra was the brainchild of Pakistani spin wizard Saqlain Mushtaq who successfully used the delivery for maximum effect against Australia in the Sharjah series two decades ago.
When the ball becomes very old—around 40 or more overs old—it begins to swing towards the shine. This is known as reverse swing—meaning a natural outswinger will become an inswinger and vice versa. In essence, both sides have turbulent flow, but here the seam causes the airflow to separat earlier on one side.
Shahid Afridi: The king of googly.
One of the forerunners of death bowling, Lasith Malinga practically invented the slow Yorker – A kind of silly, a mazy delivery that reaches later than anticipated and leaves batsmen on the floor. Most batsmen are already done with playing the shot before the ball smashes the bails off.
Jonathan Neil "Jonty" Rhodes (born 27 July 1969) is a South African professional cricket commentator and former Test and One Day International cricketer. He is regarded as one of the greatest fielders of all time and was the first South African cricketer to take 100 ODI catches.
In 1985, on a placid Adelaide Oval wicket, he almost single-handedly demolished the Australian batting and returned with figures of 8 for 106. In 1986, again at Lord's, in a fine exhibition of medium-fast swing bowling, Kapil broke the backbone of England's batting line-up to help India win the game.
"Once it gets older, the red ball will swing more and even start to reverse swing after a certain stage. In that way the red ball helps the bowlers as they have to negotiate the swing in the initial overs unlike the white ball in which the batsman comes at you from ball one.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar (India): Probably the best swing bowler in the current Indian bowling line up, Bhuvneshwar Kumar tasted success primarily because of the swing that he generated.
On February 22, 2003, Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar bowled the fastest delivery in international cricket,clocking 161.3 kph against England in Cape Town.
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