In today’s cricket, bats are being made from a strong material. But sometimes, fast bowling can break the bats into two pieces. You can not bat with a low-quality bat in front of some deadly bowlers like Dale Steyn, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Lasith Malinga, and many others. They are some of the bat-breaking bowlers. There have been many moments in cricket when bowlers broke the bat. So let’s get to know them:

10. Tim Bresnan

Tim Bresnan is a former right-arm fast-medium bowler of England. He got respect for his ability with the bat. He has taken more than 180 International wickets. He once broke the bat of Shane Watson while bowling against Australia in a T20 match. He is in the tenth position on the list.

9. Praveen Kumar

Praveen Kumar is a former right-arm medium-fast bowler of India. He played for India from 2007 to 2012. Praveen was able to swing the ball in both out and ways along with line and length. He has taken 100 International wickets. He once broke the bat of Manoj Tiwary while bowling for Gujarat Lions against Rising Pune Supergiants. He is in the ninth position on the list.

8. Kemar Roach

Kemar Roach is a right-arm fast bowler of the West Indies. He has taken more than 350 International wickets. Kemar constantly bowls around the speed of 140 km/hr. He once broke the bat of a Zimbabwe batsman by bowling him a Yorker. He is in the eighth position on the list.

7. Shapoor Zadran

Shapoor Zadran is a left-arm medium-fast Afghanistan bowler. He is a tall and deadly bowler. He currently plays in the Afghanistan National Cricket Team. He has taken more than 70 International wickets. He once broke the bat of Mahela Jayawardene while bowling against Sri Lanka in a 2015 World Cup match. He is in the seventh position on the list.

6. Vinay Kumar

Vinay Kumar is a right-arm medium-fast Indian bowler. He has taken more than 50 International wickets. Currently, he plays for Puducherry in first-class cricket. He once broke the bat of Gautam Gambhir while bowling for Mumbai Indians against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2015. Vinay is in the sixth position on the list.

5. Ryan Harris

Ryan Harris is a former right-arm fast bowler of Australia. He performed as one of Australia’s high-rated fast bowlers. Harris became the bowling coach of Delhi capitals in IPL 2020. He took more than 150 International wickets. Ryan once broke Michael Carberry while bowling against West Indies in a Pink Ball test match. He is in the fifth position on the list.

4. Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav is a right-arm fast bowler of India. Umesh holds the world record of the highest strike rate in an innings in Test cricket. He constantly bowls around the speed of 140 km/hr. He once broke the bat of Glenn Maxwell while bowling against Australia in a test match. Umesh is in the fourth position on the list.

3. Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins is a current right-arm fast bowler of Australia. He is the vice-skipper of the Australian Cricket team in all formats. Being a bowler, Pat has taken more than 300 International wickets. He plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. He once broke the bat of a batsman while bowling against New Zealand in an ODI match. Pat is in the third position on the list.

2. Dale Steyn

Dale Steyn is one of the greatest fast bowlers in cricket history. He is a former right-arm fast bowler of South Africa. Currently, he plays in limited-overs cricket. He has taken almost 700 International wickets (699). He once broke the bat of Glenn Maxwell while bowling against Australia in an ODI match. He is in the second position on the list.

1. Brett Lee

Brett Lee was one of the fastest bowlers in cricket history. He is a former right-arm fast bowler of Australia who played in all three formats from 1999 to 2012. Brett has taken above 700 International wickets. He once broke the bat of Craig Simmons while bowling against Adelaide Strikers in a BBL match. He is in the top position on the list.