The Pakistan cricket team is famous for producing top-quality bowlers. Their bowlers have dominated world cricket at one stage, Particularly in the 90s era-Pakistan legendary Wasim Akram is known as the best bowler to play cricket. Along with Akram, there are many legendary bowlers Pakistan cricket has produced like Waqar Younis, Shoaib Akhtar, Imran Khan, s. Mustaq and more.
1. Wasim Akram
Legendary Pakistani fast bowler Wasim Akram is topping the chart. He took 25 five wickets to haul in test innings. Akram reached this level in 104 test matches. Wasim Akram is the highest wicket-taker from the Pakistan side with total of 414 wickets. His swing used to be a nightmare for top-class batters of his era.
2. Imran Khan
Before switching to politics, Imran Khan established himself as a legend in cricket history. He led Pakistan to their only World Cup trophy in 1992. Imran Khan is considered one of the finest all-rounders in cricket history. He had played 88 tests and taken 362 wickets with 23, five wickets haul.
3. Waqar Younis
Wasim-Waqar was one of the most popular pairs in cricket history. Both used to win matches for their team on their own. Waqar Younis is another name on the list of legendary bowlers. Batsman used to find it difficult to face him. In total, 87 test matches, Waqar took 22 five wickets haul in his Test Career.
4. Yasir Shah
Yasir Shah is the current leader of the Pakistan bowling department. He is the most experienced active Pakistani bowler. This spinner has taken 16 five wickets haul in just 46 test matches which is a pretty impressive record.
5. Abdul Qadir
Abdul Qadir was a legendary right arm spin bowler and one of the most successful bowlers for the Pakistan cricket team. He made his debut against England in 1977. He played 67 tests and took 236 wickets, including 15 five-wicket hauls.
6. Danish Kaneria
Danish Kaneria was most of the most successful bowler for Pakistan. He was a key spinner for Pakistan in the 2000s. Kneria has played a total of 61 tests for Pakistan, in which he gets 261 wickets. Kaneria took 15 five-wicket hauls in his Test career.
7. Fazal Mahmood
Fazal Mahmood started his test Career in 1952 and played for Pakistan for almost ten years. In 34 matches, he took 139 test wickets. Fazal Mahmood had taken 13 five-wicket hauls in his Test career.
8. Saqlain Mustaq
Legendary spinner, Saqlain Mustaq is one of the finest spinners to play in cricket. He used to trouble batters with his superior talent of spinning the ball. Saqlain had represented Pakistan in 49 test matches, in which he took 178 wickets. He has named a total of 8 five-wicket hauls in test cricket.
9. Shoaib Akhtar
Popular as Rawalpindi Express, Shoaib Akhtar has the record of the fastest bowl in cricket history. Shoaib is considered the quiest bowler in cricket history, who used to hit the deck with consistent 140 speed. Shoaib's test career was short, but he gave his best in those matches. He has played 46 test matches in which he bagged 12 five-haul wickets. Shoaib Akhtar announced his retirement after the 2011 World Cup, where India defeated Pakistan in the semi-final.
10. Saeed Ajmal
Another spinner in this list is Saeed Ajmal. Many, top-quality batsmen have named Ajmal the toughest bowler they have faced. Ajmal started his Test career in 2009. His Test career-long last only for five years, in which he took 10 five-wicket hauls in his career. Ajmal dominated cricket with his bowling in his short career. Later, he got suspended for his illegal bowling action.