Cricket is the game of gentlemen, they said. But their have been some rivalries which do not define such words. There have been some bowlers who made a particular batsman trouble with their bowling, which is popularly known as “Making his favourite bunny”. So here’s the list of top-5 bowlers who got rid of their bunnies for most number of times in ODIs.
5. Chaminda Vaas dismissing Stephen Fleming 11 times
The fast bowling legend of Sri Lanka, Chaminda Vaas had a special attachment when it comes to dismiss the former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming. He dismissed Fleming for 11 times in his ODI career.
4. Chaminda Vaas dismissing Saeed Anwar 11 times
Same bowler, same amount of dismissals but different batsman. The former Pakistan left handed batsman failed a number of times when it came to face the batsman hunter Chaminda Vaas. He got dismissed for 11 times in his career by Vaas. (Also Read: Top 15 unknown facts about the history of cricket)
3. Wasim Akram dismissing Desmond Haynes 12 times
Another left handed bowler who was a nightmare for the batsmen in his whole career. Wasim Akram dismissed the former opening batsman Desmond Haynes for 12 times in his ODI career. Haynes was one of the greatest batsman of West Indies but he had some trouble when it came to face the King of Swing Akram.
2. Shaun Pollock dismissing Adam Gilchrist 12 times
The legend behind the wicket had a tough time staying on the wicket against the former South African fast bowler Shaun pollock. Gilchrist was sent back to pavilion for 12 times in his career by Pollock. (Also Read: James Faulkner to replace Pat Cummins for Bangladesh Series)
1. Waqar Younis dismissing Sanath Jayasuriya 13 times
One of the major reason for success of Pakistan in the 90s era, Waqar Younis holds the record of dismissing any batsman for most number of times. One of the best allrounders in cricket history Jayasuriya faced difficulty of facing the swinging yorkers of Waqar. He got dismissed for record 13 times in his career, which no batsman would ever like to break.