Cricket is all about partnerships. Whether it’s a century stand in the middle of the innings or some really tight bowling spells in tandem from each end can change the course of a game swiftly. However, one of the least spoken about but one of the most intriguing partnerships in the gentleman’s game happens to be the bowler-wicketkeeper combination.
It’s quite convenient to heap praise on the bowler for inducing a fine edge, even though the wicketkeeper is equally involved in the dismissal; or point to the chinks in a batsman’s stance instead of applauding the keeper’s reflexes.
Here we have listed five of the most formidable and successful bowler-wicketkeeper combinations in the cricketing history which resulted in some interesting on-field duels.