Cricket has been a stage where great players were born. It started with great popularity, but today it has a colossal fan base. New techniques came into existence to attain Victory. One of the mind-blowing techniques was to Spin. Spinning is a technique to throw a ball very slowly with the potential to deviate from its original path. Over time, cricket has produced Masters of spin ball technique. It is the most unique and magical technique to get rid of the batsman.
Over time, it has become a necessity to include a spinner in every squad. Spin ball also requires a minimal bowling run-up. Some of the best masters of this technique are:-
10. Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzi is an Indian Teams spin specialist. A young blooded indian bowler, he has a great technique to spin the bowl. He is an example of how crucial intelligence and spin can become. Yuzvendra Chahal is a very experienced bowler. He has also represented India internationally in chess tournaments. He is one of the favorite bowlers of Virat Kohli, who makes him play every T20 match if he is available. Being a right-arm leg-break bowler, he is known for his very famous doosra deception. He also plays for Royal challengers Bangalore and acclaimed a lot of awards.
9. Brad Hogg
Hogg, a left-arm wrist-spinner of the Australian Cricket team, was a usual member for a decade. Hogg was the weapon to neutralize Sachin Tendulkar, as he was one of those bowlers who commonly took his wicket. Being a left-arm batsman, he was also known to have some batting skills too. He has an excellent googly and a disguised flipper. He also used this against Andy flower, who was known to hit spinners a lot. Adam Gilchrist once said that Hogg was a master in the spin. In a tournament, Hoggy took the wicket of Andy Flower with a beautifully disguised flipper. Gilly was impressed with Hogg's plan for his dismissal, which eventually worked out.
8. Saeed Ajmal
An off-break bowler, Saeed Ajmal is one of a kind. Ajmal was a Doosra specialist. He is well known for his technique in doosra as it upheld the right-handed batsman to give out extra hard work to ward off the bowl. A very talented Pakistani player, he was very well known for his doosra. He had a flattering Test record as a bowler. Saeed was a Nightmare to many test players in the World. He had also achieved Pakistan's third-highest civilian awards. Saeed Ajmal was one of the best bowlers. He was into controversies due to his bowling actions.
7. Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh (Bhajji Paaji) was a former Indian Bowler, Actor, and commentator. He was the second Test cricketer after Muttiah Muralidharan to take the highest number of Test wickets (by an off Spinner). He was a former captain for Mumbai Indians in his career. Under his captaincy, Mumbai Indians won the CLT20 Champions title of the year 2011. After his 2001 Cricket performance, the Punjab government offered him the post of Deputy Super indent of police. He is also known for his Doosra bowling technique. He also fell into controversies several times due to his flattened way of bowling.
6. Sonny Ramadhin
Sonny Ramadhin was one of the Legendary Bowlers of the West Indies, known to be the dominant bowlers of the 1950s. Those days, just after playing two First-class matches, he was called up for the Tour of England. He rose to fame very quickly due to his ability to spin both ways. There he baffled the English batsmen with his techniques in bowling. That day, he took 11 wickets for 152 runs in 115 overs. That was his early break. He has only played Test matches in his career.
5. Daniel Vettori
Have you seen a Harry Potter in the cricketing world? This man, Daniel Vettori, was nicknamed Harry potter. Of course, he didn't have a wand to spell, but he did use his bowl! Daniel Luca Vettori was a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He was a very sharp and clever bowler. Daniel also led the Kiwis between 2007 and 2011. He is one of the most capped Tests and ODI players in New Zealand. In addition, he is very well known for his accuracy, flight, and guile. He also had the talent to vary the speed of his bowling.
4. Saqlain Mushtaq
Saqlain Mushtaq was a Pakistani Cricketer who was known to Develop Doosra. Mushtaq was a very creative and hardworking bowler with very impressive career stats. When he was at Surrey, he was also working upon new kinds of deliveries. He recorded 833 first-class wickets out of just 194 matches.
Currently, he is an English coach. He was great and considered as a competitor to Warne. It was after Warne's retirement that Saqlain also announced his retirement due to constant injuries he acquired. He was the central architect of Pakistani Spinners.
3. Ravichandran Ashwin
This great man started his career at the junior level as an opening batsman. Later did he know that he had a talent for spin bowling. This man has skills not only in bowling but even batting too. He is known for his match-winning strokes against Australia. Ashwin is a Pro in googly. He is the fifth Indian to take five Wickets in his Test Debut. Currently, he is the vice-captain of the IPL team Delhi Capitals. Ashwin is known to produce variations in his flight and speed while bowling. He bowls carrom balls and Arm balls very well. Mostly refrains from bowling a doosra as he has a problem bending his arm. Currently, he is India's number one Bowler in Tests.
2. Shane Warne
Shane Keith Warne was one of the legendary spinners of all time. He is well known for his legendary spin spells. Even if the motive of the batsman was to defend, the ball went to stumps. He was named one of the Wisden Cricketers of the year 1994. Ricky Ponting described his retirement as the end of an era. He took 708 test wickets out of just 194 innings! Warne is popular to take five wickets 37 times and ten wickets ten times. He was also the captain of the Rajasthan Royals' initial team. Warne currently coaches the team.
1. Muttiah Muralidharan
One of the best off breakers in Cricket history, Muttiah Muralitharan is a Star in the cricket world. He is the Greatest Test Match Bowler by Wisden Cricketer's Almanack. Considerably, what Murali did with the bowl can be compared with what Tendulkar did with his bat. He holds a lot of records in his name.
In an innings, he took nine wickets in a test match. His Test bowling average is 22.7, with a mind-blowing economy of 2.47. He played between the years 1992 to 2010 and took 800 wickets in just 230 innings! Murali was just a legendary legend. He fell into a lot of controversies, which weren't of his own. Everyone respects him widely for his experience and beautiful spells. Currently, he is Coaching Sunrisers Hyderabad.