Cricketers with an aggressive mindset

Muneeb Farrukh
By Muneeb Farrukh November 4, 2015 16:36

Cricketers with an aggressive mindset

Cricketers are known for their aggressive attitude on the field as they use it as a tool to intimidate their opponents. Generally fast bowlers are more aggressive in nature and they use their pace and fierce bowling to get rid of the batsman and which is why its is worth looking at some of those cricketers and relive their famous moments.

The Rawalpindi Express Shoaib Akhtar is known for his express paced fast bowling and his charismatic personality made a renowned personality on and off the field. His famous incident of hitting Gary Kirsten on his head which seriously injured the Proteas opener but thankfully he survived. His verbal spats with Harbhajan Singh and Gautam Ghambhir were also a source of entertainment for some and intense for others.


Virat Kohli is another cricketer with a short temper and aggressive nature and he was always in the thick of things when he first came into international cricket. He has always been aggressive towards other teams and the tour of Australia was one such instance. He spoke aggressively about fast bowler Mitchell Johnson when he had at shy at the stumps but the ball instead of hitting the target hit Kohli. To everyone’s amazement Kohli also showed the middle finger to the Sydney crowd in response to abuses hurled at him after Australian bashed the Indian bowling attack.


Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh was also involved in one such incident beacause of his anger management issue. The recently married cricketer called Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds a “monkey” in order to sledge him but he was banned for three matches. He also slapped pacer Sreesanth after an IPL match which went viral all over the cricketing fraternity.


South African fast bowler Andre Nel was extremely famous for his aggressive attitude whenever he dismissed a batsman as he taunted them but for these incidents he was fined numerous times. He would always be in the ear of the batsman and tried his best to unsettle them when they were batting.


Australian spinner Shane Warne, although was the greatest leg spinner the world has seen, was also known for his short temper. He had various arguments with the umpires and batsmen which made him extremely popular and sometimes got him into trouble. The latest incident was the against Marlon Samules in big bash league which was sparked when Samules grabbed David Hussey and stopped him from scoring second run. When Samules came out to bat, Warne made sure that Samules knew who he was dealing with.





Muneeb Farrukh
Muneeb Farrukh is a blogger from Karachi currently doing his ACCA after having completed his O & A levels. He is a true sports aficionado and in particular a cricket enthusiast. The writer is also editor at ARY web sports. His twitter handle is @Muneeb313_



Muneeb Farrukh
By Muneeb Farrukh November 4, 2015 16:36


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