In the history of cricket, like openers and top order batsmen, finishers are also important. They are an integral part of a team. They give an impetus to the team which makes them formidable. When a team struggles a finisher comes to rescue for them or play a quick innings to add some extra runs to a total that becomes a formidable one.
In the past, finishers have helped thier team to win the World Cup final or helped the team to qualify for the final.
Here are top 10 finishers of the world.
Viv Richards :
This West Indies batting great has won two World Cups with his team. He helped West Indies to win the 1975 and 1979 World Cup. His destructive batting was fearsome to every bowler around the world. He was the first cricketer to bring swagger to cricket. He was a middle order West Indies batsman. Famous West Indies openers Desmond Haynes and Gordon Greenidge used to build big innings, while chasing a total Richards could win the game or add some quick runs to an already formidable total.