Wasim Vs Shaheen: A Comparative Analysis between Pakistan’s top five Left-Arm Pacers

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top Pakistani five Left-Arm Pacers

Although Pakistani pitches are known for their pace and swing however, the country has produced some of the top fast bowlers in the history of cricket in the past, who took on matches by themselves against top-of-the-line batting units.

Cricket fans can’t deny this fact. Pakistan has produced world-class fast bowlers. However, the impact left-arm pacers have made using the latest ball is extraordinary.

Shaheen Shah is regarded as one of the top new ball pacers around the world. This article we’ll examine the top five players in Pakistan’s top left-arm pacers

Wasim Akram

As the reigning master of golf, Wasim Akram was one of the handful of pacers who have impressed the world with his speed, amazing lengths, and his swing. Wasim was consistently bowling with the new ball for almost two decades.

Wasim Akram was the only bowler in the history of ODIs who scored 500 wickets while playing ODI cricket,. This included his famous match in the final against England at the 1993 World Cup final at MCG. In total, thanks to his ability to spin the ball in both directions, Akram took 502 wickets in 356 ODIs.

Junaid Khan

Junaid Khan was one of the extremely talented left-arm pacers of the new ball who led Pakistan’s bowling team after the spot-fixing scandal. However, he was afflicted by injuries numerous times during his career that prevented his ability to maximize his skills when it came to the ball.

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Junaid took 110 wickets during his 76 ODIs. This includes his devastating spell of 4/12 in the match against India during his time in India.

Mohammad Amir

With a brief start and smooth action Mohammad Amir was once considered the successor to Wasim Akram, who was able to frighten any opponent when he was in the right groove. He had a decent speed and his perfect swing towards right-handed bowlers could be a fatal weapon for left-handed fast bowlers.

His performances in the face of Ricky Ponting, Shane Watson as well as Dilshan in the early stages of his career, and his battles against Virat Kohli as well as Rohit Sharma following his return from the spot-fixing suspension are loved by the fans. In his brief career Amir was able to take 81 wickets in ODIs , including his devastating performance at the Champions Trophy final against India.

Mohammad Irfan

The fastest fast bowler with the highest height in cricket history, Mohammad Irfan is another candidate for the title of the fastest bowler ever to have been a part of Pakistan. He was extremely difficult for batters on the bouncy pitches, as well as on smooth surfaces.

For a player who has been more absent than the squad due to injuries, Irfan picked up only 83 wickets in 60 ODI games, including his dazzling performance in the match against South Africa in the 2015 World Cup, which was also the first win against Proteas. Proteas in the fifty-over World Cup competition.

Shaheen Shah

Shaheen Shah is not just the top player in Pakistan but also in the world of cricket at present. Shaheen is a remarkable talent, who is playing at his maximum potential. He has speed and the ability to shift the ball in both directions, which can is a challenge for the top batters of the moment.

With 59 wickets across 30 ODIs, including his record-breaking World Cup spell against Bangladesh He is a consistent member of Pakistan’s team. Pakistan team.

BowlerMatches Wickets Average 5 Fer4 FerBest Bowling
Wasim Akram35650223.526175/15
Junaid Khan7611029.2044/12
Mohammad Amir618129.62115/30
Mohammad Irfan608330.71024/30
Shaheen Shah305923.86256/35

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