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What exactly is the difference between a medium fast bowler and a fast medium bowler?

At first they seem like they have no difference at all but then, you hear commentators and experts talk about a bowler and you suddenly feel like there is a difference. I know for sure that it is there.

So what is the difference?

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According to http://www.talkcricket.co.uk/guides/types_of_fast_bowling.html

Medium-Fast bowlers tend to be in the 120-129 km/h range. While Fast- Medium bowlers are in the 130-141 km/h range.

Although the differences tend vary from source to source, notably the website Espncricinfo uses the term interchangeably (Source: Wikipedia)

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Fast-Medium bowlers are faster than Medium-Fast. –  hims056 May 6 at 4:07
    
@hims056 Yes, sorry for the mixup –  Matthew May 6 at 4:22
    
Both terms are indeed confusing. Almost similar. Good find however. –  hims056 May 6 at 4:26

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