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5 Batsmen Who Have Bowled But No One Is Aware Of It 

Cricket fans will be amazed to know the name of the batsmen.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul

The established batsman somewhere around their cricketing career rolls their arms to get the feel of bowling at the crease. There are several players that nobody knew about their bowling skills. The players are not familiar with Bowling on 22 yards, as the viewers never saw the players marking the bowling run-up. It’s a unique record of renowned International players who scored a ton of runs with the bat and also put their hands on the leather.

Some of the well-known cricketers are:- 

1.Shivnarine Chanderpaul

The West Indian Legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul renowned for his temperament on the field who never gave away his wicket in an unusual manner, as he glued to the crease throughout the Test career. The batting records of Shivnarine Chanderpaul are phenomenal, as he played 454 games and scored 20988 runs and also bowled leg break in his international career, he bowled 1740 deliveries and picked up 9 wickets in Test matches whereas in ODI’s he delivered 740 Balls and picked up 14 wickets.  

2. Stephen Fleming

The West Indian Legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul renowned for his temperament on the field who never gave away his wicket in an unusual manner, as he glued to the crease throughout the Test career. The batting records of Shivnarine Chanderpaul are phenomenal, as he played 454 games and scored 20988 runs and also bowled leg break in his international career, he bowled 1740 deliveries and picked up 9 wickets in Test matches whereas in ODI’s he delivered 740 Balls and picked up 14 wickets.  

3.  VVS Laxman

Hyderabad’s genius was renowned for the gifted wrist. Laxman was a class player for Indian cricket, as he played 220 International games and scored 11,119 runs, but he also rolls his wrist with some off-spin, as he took 2 International wickets in a long international career. He got success in Test matches where he picked up 2 wickets but not had so much luck in the ODI’s where he bowled only 42 Balls and didn’t pick up a single wicket. The viewers on the television sets never thought about the bowling skills of VVS Laxman on 22 yards, but he has the experience of bowling in international cricket. 

4.  Inzamam ul Haq

 Pakistans’s stalwart Inzamam renowned for his blistering batting in a lengthy international career. Pakistan’s prolific middle-order batsman has played 499 international games and scored 20580 International runs. A part of the established batsman, Inzamam is also a left-arm orthodox bowler, as he bowled 67 deliveries in International games and picked up 3 wickets.

He has the ball in his hand for 7 times and adds to more he went for 72 runs as well. The bowling stats of Inzamam ul Haq is hard to believe, as in his long international career the viewers of cricket never saw Inzamam ul Haq setting the fielding off his bowling. Not many cricket fans ever heard about the bowling skills of Inzamam Ul Haq on 22 yards.

5.  Matthew Hayden

The destructive Australian Opener who only renowned for his astonishing batting at the top of the order. Matthew Hayden has played 273 international matches and scored 15066 runs. The impact of Matthew Hayden at top of the order is remarkable, as the fear in the opposition’s mind makes the left-hander more dangerous.

He was brutal throughout his career but nobody knows about his bowling skills, he bowled 60 deliveries in international cricket but unfortunately, he didn’t even pick up a wicket. He bowled on 4 occasions and went for 58 runs.  The Viewers on TV sets just admires the Australian Left-hander when he opens for Australia, but the fans don’t know anything about the bowling skills of Matthew Hayden, as he has done a fair amount of bowling on 22 yards.

In cricket, some of the stats are hard to believe, and these batting legends also have bowled on 22 yards is fits in the tally. The statistics can surprise the cricket fans and these numbers are hard to believe as well for the viewers who followed cricket for years. 

The above players are only renowned for:-

1.Shivnarine Chanderpaul – The Test cricket legend who can bat for 2 whole days in Test cricket.

2.Stephen Fleming- New Zealand’s Greatest Opener and successful captain.

3. VVS Laxman – A Player who bats for a longer period in Test Cricket. He scored a ton of runs against the No.1 side in the World, Australia.

4. Inzamam ul Haq – The hunger to score runs and he was the match-winner for Pakistan while batting in the middle order.

5.Matthew Hayden – He remembered for injecting the fear factor in the Opposition’s camp. He dismantles the opposition at the start of the game with swashbuckling stroke play.

The above player has also done some bowling in their career is a unique statistics which no one has the idea about it. In Cricket, anything can happen, as the world No.1 batsman can also share the crease with the bowlers as well. 

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