Everyone who follows Cricket would be fully aware of Pakistan’s bowling potential. Pakistan has produced great fast and spin bowlers time after time. Be it the great with impeccable line and length bowling or with his deadly inswinging yorkers, but what is even more amazing is that two of the most widely used bowling techniques in the world cricket, were actually invented by Pakistani bowlers.Reverse swing by
Sarfraz Nawaz Malik is a former Pakistani Test cricketer and politician who discovered reverse swing.
Commentators did not realise this was reverse swing at the time, though they realised that he had an uncanny ability to move the old ball in the air. He passed on his knowledge to, and who made this new type of bowling famous in the late 1980s and 1990s
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Saqlain is credited with the invention of the ““, an off-spinner’s delivery which is bowled with an action very similar to that of an off-break.However, it spins in the opposite direction.
Saqlain became well known for this variation ball, which was integral to his success. Later on other bowlers like, , , , and also used this delivery in international cricket.