Top Ten Left Handed Batsmen and Bowlers of All Times
Top Ten Left Handed Batsmen of All Times
Style and grace to batting in Cricket World is mostly brought by Left-handers. Left-handed batsmen are considered to be the most fruitful players as their unique batting style allows them to play some magnificent shots all around the ground. There batting technique are considered to be a school of learning for the new generation who want to excel in left handed batting style. Compared to a right hander, left handed batsmen easily adapt to rough surfaces and play the complex deliveries in a better way. Cricket world has produced some of the great players who were left handed batsmen who are the showmen of their own era. Following is the list of top ten left handed batsmen of all times. They Include:
- Sir Garry Sobers (West Indies)
- David Gower (England)
- Clive Lloyd (West Indies)
- Neil Harvey (Australia)
- Brian Lara (West Indies)
- Allen Border (Australia)
- Saeed Anwar (Pakistan)
- Mathew Hayden (Australia)
- Adam Gilchrist (Australia)
- Saurav Ganguly (India)
Although it is hard to crunch the list of bowlers in top ten left arm bowlers but here the big names of left arm bowlers of all times:
Waseem Akram (Pakistan): With a classy bowling style, He is considered to be the greatest left-arm fast bowler who have graced cricket by his miraculous bowling. he played for Pakistan during 1984-2003.
Alan Davidson (Australia): An outstanding left arm fast medium bowler from Australia who played during the1950s and 1960s.
Chaminda Vaas (Srilanka): He is left arm swing bowler. Probably the best bowler Srilanka has ever produced in fast medium bowling style.
Mitchell Johnson (Australia): An excellent bowler. His achievements include International Cricket Council’s 2009 “Cricketer of the Year” award and the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy.
Zaheer Khan (India): A vanguard of Indian bowling attack with brilliant bowling skills.
Irfan Pathan (India): A promising fast bowler, recently suffering from fitness problems
Doug Bollinger (Australia): a left-arm fast bowler with superb bowling figures . He is also rendering his serves for the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.
Wayne Parnell (South Africa): Wayne Parnell has been performing well in recent times. He has also won the golden ball in the ICC Champions Trophy 2009 for taking 11 wickets which is the highest in the tournament.
Ashish Nehra (India): A good bowler but inconsistent due to back to back injuries.
James Franklin (New Zealand): He is one of only two New Zealand bowlers who have recorded a hat-trick in Test cricket.