India have always produced some of the best batsmen in the world.They have always relied on their batting supremacy to win games.But that doesnot mean India never had good fast bowlers,here we will have a look at the best 4 Indian fast bowlers of all time.
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NO.4 – VENKATESH PRASAD
He made his debut in 1996. Primarily a right-arm medium-fast bowler, Prasad was noted for his bowling combination with Javagral Srinath.Prasad took 96 wickets from 33 Tests at an average of 35, and 196 wickets from 161 ODIs at an average of 32.3.He is well remembered for the incident in 1996 world cup , when after being hit for a boundary and openly sledged by Pakistan batsman Aamir Sohail, Prasad clean bowled Sohail the very next ball, (which many consider the turning point of the match).Prasad struggled with injuries and dipping form towards the end of his career. He was dropped from the Indian team after 2001 test series in Sri Lanka. Prasad tried unsuccessfully to make a come back after that before retiring from all cricket in May 2005.
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NO.3 – ZAHEER KHAN
Zaheer Khan (born 7 October 1978) is a former Indian fast Bowler who was a member of Indian Cricket team from 2000 till 2014.Zak made his odi debut vs Kenya in 2000.He went on to take 282 wickets in 200 matches he played.He made his test debut against Bangladesh in nov 2010.He took 382 test wickets in 92 test matches he played.He is well remembered for his bowling perfomances in the 2003 and 2011 world cups.
He announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket on oct 2015.
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NO.2 – JAVAGRAL SRINATH
Javagral Srinath is an former Indian pacer.He is considered among India’s finest fast bowlers and remains the only Indian fast bowler to have taken more than 300 wickets in ODI cricket.Srinath then was selected to the Indian Cricket Team for the 1991/92 tour of Australia. Making his Test debut against Australia at Brisbane, he took 3/59 while playing as the third pace bowler .He made his ODI debut against Pakistan in 1991.He took 236 wickets in 67 tests and 315 wickets in 229 ODI`s that he played.He Cricket from cricket after 2003 world cup.
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NO.1 – KAPIL DEV
One of the most famous faces of Indian Cricket,Kapil Dev made his ODI debut on 1st october 1978 against Pakistan and took 253 wickets in the 225 matches he played.He also made his test debut against Pakistan during the same month and went on to take 434 wickets in 131 matches.He is well remembered for being the captain of 1983 world cup winning Indian team.He played his last match against NewZeland in 1994.