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Famous English cricket team player: Graeme Peter Swann

by on March 17, 2011
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Famous English cricket team player: Graeme Peter Swann

  • Graeme Peter Swann is a right-arm offbreak bowler of English cricket team.
  • Swann made his ODI debut in English cricket team on January 23, 2000 against South African cricket team.
  • Graeme Swann has taken 72 wickets in 50 matches in one day internation so far with an average of 23.97. The best one day international bowling figures of Graeme Swann is 5/28 against Australian cricket team.
  • Graeme Swann has played 29 test matches in which he took 128 wickets with best bowling figures of 6/65 against Pakistan cricket team.
  • The average of 23.02 of Swann is considered the best among many spinners who have claimed 25 or more wickets.
  • The best bowling figure 5 for 28 of Swann is considered the 5th best for any spinner against Australian cricket team. This best bowling figure of Swann 5 for 28 is also the best performance by any bowler against Australian cricket team.
  • Graeme Swann performed for the very first time in any world cup i.e. 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. Graeme Swann’s best performance in 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup has been against West Indian cricket team where he took 3 wickets in 10 overs by giving 36 runs with one maiden over.
  • Graeme Swann is considered as one of the best spinners of the ball in cricket world today. Currently only Saeed Ajmal is more successful with spin than Swann.

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