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Sadly passed away today aged 63. One of the best spinners of all time. Used to bamboozled many top batsmen in his prime and had more tricks and variations than any other bowler I saw. A cricketing great and a bowler the was a true magician. My second favourite spinner after Shane Warne.
 

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Sadly passed away today aged 63. One of the best spinners of all time. Used to bamboozled many top batsmen in his prime and had more tricks and variations than any other bowler I saw. A cricketing great and a bowler the was a true magician. My second favourite spinner after Shane Warne.
Thought it might have been Anil Kumble?
 

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Sadly passed away today aged 63. One of the best spinners of all time. Used to bamboozled many top batsmen in his prime and had more tricks and variations than any other bowler I saw. A cricketing great and a bowler the was a true magician. My second favourite spinner after Shane Warne.
Great bowler and if I remember rightly had a weird twirling action. Used to wind a number of people up.
 
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Thought it might have been Anil Kumble?
The myth of Anil Kumble - he hardly turned the ball. Test match batsmen played him as a spinner and if they played him as a slow medium pace bowler he wouldn't have got the number of wickets he did.
 
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Great bowler and if I remember rightly had a weird twirling action. Used to wind a number of people up.
Yes - when I first got into cricket he simply was the most exceptional spinner of his time.
 

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Sadly passed away today aged 63. One of the best spinners of all time. Used to bamboozled many top batsmen in his prime and had more tricks and variations than any other bowler I saw. A cricketing great and a bowler the was a true magician. My second favourite spinner after Shane Warne.
Sad news. He was a great player. Loved the energy and theatre he put in to his bowling. Ran in like a quick bowler. Used to try and copy his style when playing in the park.
 

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Jeez can't beleive he was in his 60s. Graham Gooch couldb't read him at all
 

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One of the great characters of the game and probably the reason why Shane Warne became the man he is. Sad to see him go at a relatively early age
 

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The myth of Anil Kumble - he hardly turned the ball. Test match batsmen played him as a spinner and if they played him as a slow medium pace bowler he wouldn't have got the number of wickets he did.
10 for against Pakistan must make him a legend in Indian eyes alone though.
 

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