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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

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 '14 at 4:07
@hims056 Yes, sorry for the mixup – Matthew May 6 '14 at 4:22
Both terms are indeed confusing. Almost similar. Good find however. – hims056 May 6 '14 at 4:26

Fast bowling is speed of abt 130-150 that most of bowlers like umesh yadav or dale styen do but medium fast is speed above 120 and within 135 like zaheer khan

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This doesn't seem to add much beyond the already existing answer. – Philip Kendall Jul 17 '15 at 6:08

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