Legend spinner Muttiah’s Muralitharan speaks about the best Test spinner in the world at the moment. Ashwin, Yasir Shah, Nathan Lyon have been taking wickets for their countries and helped their teams to win matches with their brilliant bowling.
“Ashwin, I think, is on the top at the moment as the best current Test spinner,” Muralitharan was quoted as saying by Cricket Australia (CA) website.
“Lyon is a very good bowler, a very good offspinner. He has proven himself in Test cricket and has taken a lot of wickets for Australia. He bowls in different conditions (in Australia) which are not much helpful for a spin but on the turning wickets he has taken some wickets.”
Ashwin was the number 1 ranked bowler in Test matches last year. At the present Ashwin is number 2 in the rankings. Ashwin will play an important role in the upcoming Test series against West Indies.
Yasir Shah is at number 4 in rankings at the present moment. Despite Nathan Lyon not being in the top 10 bowlers rankings, he is a quality spinner.
Ashwin has been the go-to bowler for India in the past few months. In recent past, though, he did not have a good World T20 or Indian Premier League 2016.
Yasir Shah is also a quality leg spinner and will play a vital role in the upcoming series against England.
Ashwin has been the main bowler for India in test matches at the present moment. His ability to deceive the batsmen makes him a dangerous bowler. He has taken 176 wickets in 32 test matches with 16 five wicket haul.