Top 5 Best Bowling Pairs in the World Cricket Currently

There has been number bowling pairs in cricket but following pairs have been dominating the world. They have been picking up the wickets in partnership. One will trouble with dot balls and less economical overs  and another one will  be capitalising the momentum and get the wickets. Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis are all time best bowling pair in the cricket history but today we will see current top 5 best bowling pairs in the world cricket.

1. Stuart Broad & James Anderson (England)

Best Bowling Pairs - Stuart Broad & James Anderson

This pair has been dominating the test cricket since last five years. They have been the reason behind the success of the England cricket tea for so long period of time they have perfect combination of the pace, swing, controlled line and length. Because of this England was able to get a 1st spot in the test rankings in past.

They have played the same 57 number of test matches and Stuart Broad pick up 238 wickets since last five years  and on another hand James Anderson pick up 236 wickets in test cricket. these figures are enough to scare opponent teams so there is no doubt they are number one bowling pair

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2. Dale Steyn & Morne Morkel (South Africa)

Dale Steyn & Morne Morkel

The South African duo have been dominating the opponent team with their pace, bouncers, and swing. Steyn has a top class bowler in the cricket with his extra pace, swing and attacking persona and on another side, Morkel has accuracy over his Yorkers and Bouncers and this both things trouble any batsman in cricket.

Dale Steyn  has picked 168 wickets in last 36 test matches. And Morne Morkel picked up 129 wickets in last 40 matches. So because of the South Africa has been a great team to destroy any batting attack.

3. Trent Boult & Tim Southee (New Zealand)

Trent Boult & Tim Southee

Trent Boult & Tim Southee these black cap bowlers has been performed very well over the last few year and they have been successful key for New Zealand’s to reach 2015 World cup Final. They have complemented each other very well from the last couple of years.

And this performing together very good in all kinds cricket. They both played last 17 test matches and picked up 68 wickets by Trent Boult and Southee manage to pick up 54 wickets. Southee swings the ball very well and Boult can bowl consistently 140 plus deliveries.

4. Josh Hazelwood & Mitchell Starc (Australia)

Josh Hazelwood & Mitchell Starc (Australia)

Australia is the team where you can find every kind of bowlers but currently, these two Australian bowlers have been impressed all the cricket fans. Josh Hazelwood and Mitchell Starc these two bowlers are a very best form of their careers. They both are a young talent of the Australia and future stars. Josh played 17 test matches and picked up 70 wickets and Mitchell Starc played 13 test matches and grabs 50 wickets.

5. Ravichandran Ashwin & Ravindra Jadeja (India)

Ravichandran Ashwin & Ravindra Jadeja is the best bowling pair in cricket

This is the only Spinners Duo in this list. They are the one the most talented spinners of India currently they together can destroy any batting line up. Not only by bowling these two helped India with the bat also they are talented all-rounders.

From last two year, Ashwin played 13 test matches and picked up 70 wickets and Jadeja played 8 test matches and also picked up 38 wickets. And they are one of the most successful Spinners partners for India.

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