Five Spinners We Would Have Liked To See More of in Tests

By Daniel S

February 16, 2023

In Test cricket, spinners play a huge role in any team composition. They bowl the most overs in the day in comparison to fast bowlers. Also, in the Indian subcontinent, the pitches are such that winning a game is out of the question without spinners. Ask teams such as England and Australia how spinners have helped them win a series in the Asian continent.

Meanwhile, there are spinners across the world that played a lot lesser number of games than they could have. In the limited careers they had, some of them did alright while others made the fans feel like they could have achieved a lot more. In this listicle, we will discuss five spinners who might have played a lot more Tests than they actually did.

Five spinners that might have played a lot of Tests more than they did

Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep Yadav (Image Credit: Twitter)

1. Kuldeep Yadav

The left-arm wrist spinner has played eight games since making his debut in 2017. In these games, he has 34 wickets to his name at an average of 21.55 including three five-wicket hauls. Given these numbers, one could easily say that he might have played a lot more. Not to forget, he has done well in white-ball formats and has been doing well across formats in recent times.