Left arm bowlers who bat right handed, and vice versa?
Asked by: jon on 30-07-2011

Commented by Binit on 30 Jul, 2011

A total of 162 cricketers have played test cricket who were right handed batsman but bowled left handed. The prominent names in them are Derek Underwood of England, Ravi Shastri and Zaheer Khan of India, Michael Clarke of Australia, Grant Flower of Zimbabwe, Ijaz Ahmed of Pakistan and Bisen Singh Bedi of India.
In one day cricket, a total of 112 cricketers have been at international level who were right handed batsman but left arm bowlers. Including above names, Ashish Nehra of India, Nathan Bracken of Australia, Raymond Price of Zimbabwe, Ashley Giles of England are few other notable names.

Other way around, there have been 225 test cricketers who batted left handed but bowled right handed. The prominent names are Shivnarine Chanderpual of West Indies, David Gower of England, Sourav Ganguly of India, Clive Llyod of West Indies, Curtley Ambrose of West Indies, Arjuna Ranatunga of Sri lanka and Chris Gayle of West Indies.
In one day cricket, 196 left hand bat right arm bowl crickerters have been till date. Along with above names, Chris Harris of Ne wZealand, Alastair Campbell of Zimbabwe, Russell Arnold of Sri Lanka and Graeme Smith of South Africa.

Commented by Vqar Saleem on 02 Sep, 2014

Adam Voges, James Faulkner and Aaron Finch of Australia, Lonwabo Tsotsobe of South Africa and Wahab Riaz of Pakistan.

Commented by Saleem on 02 Sep, 2014

michael clarke, dirk nannes, jon holland, chris lynn, morne wanwyk, paul harris, roelof vander merwe, aaron phangiso, junaid khan, mohammed irfan, inzamam ul haq, raza hasan, zulfikhar babar, usman shenwari, zaheer khan, pradeep sangwan, shailabh shrivastav, jaydev unadkat, andy mckay, nikita miller, chanakya welegedera, ashley giles, samit patel, grant flower, rpsingh, krishmar santokie, sheldron cottrell, veerasammy permaul

Commented by Viqar Saleem on 21 Sep, 2014

Jason Paul Behrendorff of Perth Scorchers, Australia.

Commented by MOHAMMED VIQAR on 24 Oct, 2014

Rahat ali khan of Pakistan and Steve'o keefe of Australia and Danny Briggs of England.

Commented by mohammed viqar saleem on 11 Feb, 2015


Commented by SHIFA on 12 Feb, 2015


Commented by viqar saleem on 16 Feb, 2015

George Dockrell or Ireland

Commented by Tony Potter on 17 Feb, 2015

None of you people have heard of Denis Compton? Batted right, bowled left.

Commented by Murray on 04 Mar, 2015

I think Greg Matthews of Aust batted Left handed, bowled Right handed.

Commented by Micky on 23 Apr, 2015

I'm currently watching W Indies v England at Grenada, April 2015. On the England side Alastair Cook, Gary Ballance, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Stuart Broad and Jimmy Anderson are all right arm bowlers, left hand batsmen.

Commented by Adnan on 13 Jun, 2015

Why Shikhar Dhawan bats with left hand after being right hander and also bowling right arm off-spin?

Commented by George Sullivan on 15 Sep, 2015

Brian Close - Batted left-handed and bowled right-handed.
So did Denis Compton.
So do I - George Sullivan

Commented by David on 08 Oct, 2015

Sir Richard Hadlee

Commented by Bill Jordan on 22 Jan, 2017

Sir Frank Worrell, West Indies Captain and All Rounder, batted right handed and bowled left handed.

Commented by Bill Jordan on 22 Jan, 2017

Pedro Collins, fast bowler for West Indies, bowled left handed and batted right handed.

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