5 of the quickest spinners the cricket world has ever seen
As batsmen become more adventurous in the pursuit of runs, a good bowler has to essentially evolve and find newer ways of getting batsmen out. A good ...
As batsmen become more adventurous in the pursuit of runs, a good bowler has to essentially evolve and find newer ways of getting batsmen out. A good spinner always has quite a few different types of deliveries which he can fall back on and experiment with to keep the batsman guessing.With the evolution of limited overs cricket, it has become necessary for a spinner to have a good faster delivery. Spinner nowadays always look to push it through at a flatter trajectory when the batsman is looking to go after him. But there have been some spinners who naturally bowl fast -- the bounce and turn that they manage to extract at a lethal pace make them even more dangerous.Here are 5 of the quickest spinners the cricket world has ever seen.
#5 Marlon Samuels
Though a part-time off-break bowler, Marlon Samuels' bowling abilities have made him a handy all-rounder over the years. Samuels had a lethal fast delivery which was distinctly different from his standard off-break. This made him a good bowler for any captain to go to during the slog overs.
More often than not, Samuels tried to fire his faster deliveries in into the block hole making it very difficult for batsmen to score off him. Unfortunately, Samuels was reported for illegal action and barred from bowling his faster delivery in 2013. He was, before that, one of the quickest spinners to have played the game.