The 11th edition of ODI Cricket World Cup is going to be held in the Australian continent where the tracks are known for Pacemen and the breezy conditions where spinner might face a tough task to chip in. But there are few bowlers, who can succeed even on the tracks where there is no help for turn.
With just a month left for the World Cup, let us take a look at the top five spinners who can stamp their authority during the tournament:
5. George Dockrell:
George Dockrell, the slow left arm spinner from Ireland has caught attention of many people with his orthodox spin. Dockrell has been impressive with the ball at the main stage especially in 2011 Cricket World Cup, where he managed to pick up the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar also, trapping in front. His skill of bowling a restricted line helps to trouble batsman regularly. However, he hasn’t experienced the Australian conditions which might test him.
4. Shahid Afridi:
Afridi is the most experienced bowler featuring in this World Cup. With his handy Leg Break, Afridi has already proved his worth in Limited overs Cricket. He picked up 389 wickets at an average of 33.89, interestingly his average is 32 in Australia/New Zealand shows up his experiences in the part of the World which is going to host the World Cup, helping him to be the list of watched out spinners.
3. Sachitra Senanayke:
Sachitra Senanayake will be a crucial bowler in spin department for Sri Lanka in eye of Hearth’s fitness. Sachitra seen a low in his career been banned from bowling for Chucking but returned with fair action and the same variety. He is good at using the bounce from the pitch which is often seen in Aus/NZ tracks. He is known for his economical bowling as well as his wicket taking ability; making him one of the main spin bowlers going into the CWC.
2. Ravindra Jadeja:
Ravindra Jadeja has been an audible name in Indian Cricket past a year due to his services in spin department. He is widely known for his accuracy in pitching deliveries, stopping runs and picking up wickets. However, he has a medicore stats in overall as his effectiveness with ball was proved out in last 20-24 months. Even though he isn’t cent percent fit, he grabs second place in spinners to be watched out in CWC.
1. Sunil Narine:
Sunil Narine is commonly known as magician due to brilliance with the ball as a spinner. He has many variations with in him which & makes a batsman tough to deal with him when they come out. He has done a decent job in his previous tours in Aus/NZ and would be eagerly waiting to improve them with his skilful performances. His variations, accuracy & skill makes his the most important spinner to be watched out in the world tournament.