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


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.


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


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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