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Is a spinner allowed to bowl a bouncer above the shoulder of the batsman?

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Yes Spinners can bowl bouncers and it has happened many times in the history of cricket.

Few are here:

Afridi Bouncer to Lara

Shane Warne Bouncer to KP

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Bowling rules do not change by bowling type. So a bowler is allowed to bowl two bouncers in an over(in Test and ODI) and one in T20I in an over irrespective of bowling type. That means if a bowler bowls more than allowed bouncers in an over, it will be called a no ball.

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Spinner can also bowl any type of bowls which other bowlers bowls. There is no restriction. Spinners sometime bowl yorker or bouncer depending on the situation of the match. I remember many spinners using at least yorkers in matches.

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