From 1850 to modern times, bowlers were the huntsmen of cricket. Some achieved it through blatant intimidation, some with subtlety and deception, and some have unflagging persistence and a very nagging accuracy. This unique DVD features 100 greats. Slow bowlers include Wilfred Rhodes, Frank Woolley, googly inventor BJT Bossie Bosanquet, Arthur Mailey, AP Tich Freeman, Hedley Verity, Tiger O Reilly, West Indies' very own Ramadhin and Valentine, England's Laker and Lock, the inimitable Richie Benaud, India's SP Gupte (easily features on any list of India's bowling greats), the famous 4 - Prasanna, Venkatraghavan, Chandrasekhar and Bedi. Also included are Ray Illingworth, Fred Titmus, Edmonds and Abdul Qadir. The medium pacers includes Sydney Barnes, Marice Tate, Alec Bedser, Fazal Mahmood, Garry Sobers, Ian Botham, Richard Hadlee and Terry Alderman. The fast bowlers includes the assasins Demon Fred Spofforth, Harold Larwood, Ray Lindwall, Keith Miller, Frank Tyson, Brian Statham, Fred Trueman, Australia's Jeff Thomson and Dennis Lillee. Pakistan's Imran Khan, Wasim Akram and India's lone claimant Kapil Dev. How can a list like this not include Michael Holding, Andy Roberts, Colin Croft, Joel Garner - a quartet with over 800 test wickets and many bruises and broken bones. Malcolm Marshall, Patrick Patterson, Courtney Walsh, Curtly Ambrose and Ian Bishop complete this DVD. Running time - 75 mts. NTSC Region 1 (USA/Canada/Bermuda).
Benson and Hedges Golden Greats of Cricket - Bowlers
- Product Code: DVD
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