An aggressive fast bowler requires great skills and mental toughness to threaten with his raw pace under all conditions. A bowler has to give relentless focus, unremitting accuracy, extended commitment, and high consistency to make the batsman commit a mistake. Some bowlers are always remembered for their extraordinary performances in cricket individually and for the team as well. So here’s a list of some of the best death bowlers of the Indian Cricket Team who generated some marvellous results all-time in the history of cricket.
Zaheer Khan acknowledged as one of the greatest pace bowlers of the Indian Cricket Team, played 100 Tests for India. The left-arm fast-medium bowler became the 10th bowler in the history and 8th Indian bowler, to pick 100 wickets in the Indian Premier League in the year 2013. Zaheer Khan claimed 102 wickets in 100 Tests at an average of 27.27 from 2000–2014.
Bhuvaneshwar Kumar Singh (born on 5 February 1990) is one of the greatest cricketers India has ever produced. The charismatic right-arm medium-fast bowler won matches for India on several occasions. Bhubaneswar Kumar became the first Indian bowler for taking five-wicket haul against South Africa in the first T20I. He played 21 Tests for India from 2012 to present and maintained a bowling average of 26.09.
Anil Kumble is a former Indian cricketer regarded as one of the greatest bowlers in the history of the game. He is a right-arm leg-spin bowler who played Tests and ODIs for almost 18 years. From 1990–2008, Kumble played 132 Tests for India and claimed 619 wickets remains as the third-highest wicket-taker of all time at a bowling average of 29.65.
Ravichandran Ashwin (born on 17 September 1986) is one of the finest Indian fast bowlers. He is the right-arm off-breaker, who spearheaded the Indian bowling attack from 2010 to present played 64 Tests and claimed 336 wickets at an average of 25.44. He helped Indian Cricket Team to several matches with his fast bowling.
Kapil Dev (born on January 6, 1959) is a former Indian cricketer played for almost 16 years. He also broke the record for having more than 400 wickets and scored more than 5000 runs in Tests. Kapil was also India’s highest wicket-taker in both Tests and ODIs. He claimed 434 wickets in 131 Tests at an average of 29.64.