Top 3 Most Successful Bowling Pairs In Test Cricket
Partnerships are not only required in batting. Bowling partnerships are also equally important. Every bowler requires support from the second end. In test cricket, it is required for any team to produce two world-class bowlers who can complement each other. So in this article, we will see the top 3 most successful bowling pairs in test cricket.
#3 Chaminda Vaas and Muthiah Muralitharan
Sri Lankan veterans, Chaminda Vaas and Muthiah Muralitharan are at No.3 on our list. Chaminda Vaas was one of the best left-arm pacers of his time. He took many wickets for Sri Lanka in both red and white ball cricket. Muthiah Muralitharan is another bowler who we all know was the most successful bowler in test cricket. Both Chaminda Vaas and Muthiah Muralitharan took many wickets while playing together. They have 895 test wickets playing together.
#2 Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne
Second on our list is another spinner and fast bowler pair, Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne of Australia. Glenn McGrath was one of the best fast bowlers to ever play the game of cricket and Warne was the second most successful player in test cricket history. They both were masters of their skills. McGrath and Warne together took 1001 wickets in test cricket. They both were prime bowlers of that prime Australian team. They dominated everywhere on the globe.
#1 James Anderson and Stuart Broad
Word longevity describes this legendary pair of English fast bowlers, James Anderson and Stuart Broad. Anderson and Broad both are aging like a fine wine and the best part of their career is their ability and mindset to go forward regardless of any physical and mental pressure. Anderson is a modern-day legend, his wickets tally speaks after him but Stuart Broad is also someone who is playing and contributing for England for a very long time. They are now the most successful pair in test cricket with 1004* wickets.