Originally Posted by Monk
I can't remember the exact time period, but if you isolate the period of Imran's career between 1981-92-ish, his batting average is 50 and his bowling average is 19 (and that's over 55 tests). That's unbelievable I reckon.
Indeed it is, but even in that period it can be split between batting well and not bowling or bowling well and not batting.
All time great bowler who could bat 8, yes, but all rounder, no.