Sports Desk – Today we are going to tell you something about which you will be shocked to know. A bowler has an important role in cricket. But have you ever seen a bowler bowling with both hands? Today we are going to tell you about the bowlers in cricket who used to bowl or do bowling with both hands.
Hanif Mohammad, who has commanded the Pakistan team, has been a multi-talented player. Who used to do wicket keeping as well as off-spin bowling. Although he was not a regular bowler, he used to spin the ball on both sides. Also, one thing people did not know about Hanif Mohammad, he was an expert in bowling with both hands.
Graham Gooch was considered the greatest England batsman. This English player also took 23 wickets in his 118 Tests. His best performance was 3 wickets for 39 runs. There was an amazing art inside Gooch that he would throw the ball with both hands. But he seldom used to do this.
Hashan Tillakaratne has had a great career as a batsman from Sri Lanka. He played 88 Tests and 200 ODIs. With this, Tillakaratne used to bowl spin with the right hand.
But during the 1996 World Cup, Haishan Tillakaratne bowled with both hands in a match. Sri Lanka scored 398 runs in this match between Sri Lanka and Kenya. In this match itself, Tillakaratne surprised everyone by putting the ball with both hands.
Vidarbha’s left-arm bowler akshay karnewar made his Indian domestic debut in 2016. In which he has played some List A and T20 matches. This young man caught others attention when he bowled with both hands.
Sri Lankan team spinner Kamindu Mendis has also been seen bowling with both hands. Mendis is a right-handed off-break bowler and he also traditionally bowls with the left hand. Mendis bowled with both hands in a match against Afghanistan. In this match, Mendis took 3 wickets for 36 runs.