Originally Posted by Himannv
Why is there so much Larwood dissing going on here? By all accounts, he was the best fast bowler of his generation and was considered extremely quick and also exceptionally accurate. His FC record is incredible despite that period being known for its batting friendly pitches.
It's not "Larwood dissing". Suggesting he isn't the greatest bowler of all-time is hardly the gravest insult.
I personally find it incredible that anyone could rate him above someone like Marshall. Seems ridiculous to me.
"If that Swann lad is the future of spin bowling in this country, then we're ****ed." - Nasser Hussain, 1997.