Top Three Test-ODI Cricket All-Rounders of Zimbawe
Top Three Test Cricket All-Rounders of Zimbawe
So far, Zimbabwe has been unsuccessful in producing fine test all-rounders; as a result they have suffered numerous defeats because of which they have to face criticism each and every time. However there are three players of Zimbabwe who are highly praised for their test cricket skills. One of them is Grant flower, who is considered as the number 1 test all-rounder Zimbabwe ever had. He is famous for his patient temperament to play long innings, hard-hitting, marvelous fielding and economical bowling. In 67 test matches he had scored 3457 runs and taken 25 wickets.
Grant Flower is followed by Andy Blignaut for his unpredictable pace bowling and destructive strokeplay. Andy Blignaut had scored 886 runs and taken 53 wickets in just 19 test matches. Third popular test all-rounder of Zimbabwe is Heath Streak with 1990 runs and 216 wickets in just 65 test matches. Heath Streak is a strong hearted fast-bowler with high stamina and strength level as a result he was the first Zimbabwe player to take 100 test wickets. Along with bowling skills Heath Streak is also a sensible batsman. However Zimbabwe should work hard inorder to produce more fine all-rounders .
Top Three ODI Cricket All-Rounders of Zimbawe
Although Zimbabwe cricket team is always a subject to poor performance because of their untalented squad .However there are three ODI all-rounders in Zimbabwe squad who are destined to be praised for their ability to dominate, high level of determination and skills. Best among those three is Grant flower, a player popular for his powerful-hitting, excellent fielding and up to the mark left-arm orthodox bowling. He has scored 6571 runs and taken 104 wickets in 221 ODI matches. Flower is followed up by Elton Chigumbura, who has scored 3434 runs and taken 81 wickets in just 119 matches. Chigumbura is a player highly praised for his high aggressiveness level to pressurize opponents, superior batting techniques and unpredictable bowling, thus possessing all the components required to become a successful all-rounder. Last but not the Least is Prosper Utseya a player with exceptional stroke-play, commendable right arm off-break bowling and high level of stamina, will to succeed and pressurizing gameplay. However a team cannot always succeed on the support of few players, so Zimbabwe has to work really hard in order to produce a fine squad consisting of talented all-rounders.