Top 10 Fastest Ball in IPL History: List of Fastest Bowlers in Cricket

Top 10 Fastest Bowls of IPL History

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has become synonymous with electrifying cricketing action. It features the world’s best players to showcase their skills and talent in the shortest format of the game. IPL is conducted every year and every year makes history in different categories. One of the most thrilling aspects of T20 cricket is displayed by the fast bowlers. There are many fast bowlers in the IPL who played for different IPL teams. Bowlers play a significant role in the team, especially while fielding the match. Over the years, the IPL has witnessed several bowlers unleashing thunderbolts which left batsmen gasping for breath and spectators in awe. Today we will give you a list of the 10 fastest balls in the history of IPL till 2024. Get all the details, who the bowlers, what is the rate of speed and many more.

 

1. Shaun Tait
Shaun Tait: fastest bowler

Ball Speed: 157.71 kmph

Year: 2011

Match: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils

Shaun Tait: Shaun Tait holds the record for the fastest ball in IPL history with 157.7 kmph. He is the first bowler who bowled the batsman. He represented the Rajasthan Royals in the match and was a member of the Rajasthan Royals from 2010 to 2013. In this journey, he recorded 23 wickets in a total of 21 matches. He is a wonderful bowler, owned by the Rajasthan Royals.

 

2. Gerald Coetzee
Gerald Coetzee: fastest bowler

Ball Speed: 157.4 kmph

Year: 2024

Match: Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals

Gerald Coetzee recently broke the fast bowl of Lockie Ferguson. Now, he holds the position two who bowled the fastest ball. He represented the Mumbai Indians. Gerald Coetzee is a talented bowler. He gained attention after his breathtaking performance in the 2023 ICC ODI World Cup Trophy. He is one of the best performers from the South Africa team.

 

3. Lockie Ferguson
Lockie Ferguson - fastest bowler

Ball Speed: 157.3 kmph

Year: 2022

Match: Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals

Lockie Ferguson is the third-fastest ball deliverer in the IPL History. He represented the Sunrisers Hyderabad during the match. He is a bowler and player from New Zealand. He represented New Zealand in international cricket as a bowler. He is not very tall but throws a fastball. His main strength is his muscular build and smooth run which help in to touch the speed.

 

 

4. Umran Malik
Umran Malik: fastest bowler

Ball Speed: 157 kmph

Year: 2022

Match: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals

Umran Malik is also on the list who bowled the fastest ball ever in IPL history. He is the first Indian bowler who bowled the fastest ball. He represented the Sunrisers Hyderabad during the match. He can bowl the fastest ball because of his explosiveness. He is not tall, but power and energy make him touch the speed.

 

 

5. Mayank Yadav
Mayank Yadav: Fastest bowler

Ball Speed: 156.7 kmph

Year: 2024

Match: Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru

Mayank Yadav is the second cricketer to record the fastest ball. He made history recently during the match of Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru. He represented the Lucknow Super Giants during the match. His main strength is he can swing the ball with pace and bounce, which makes him hold the record.

 

 

6. Anrich Nortje

Ball Speed: 156.22 kmph

Year: 2020

Match: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals

Anrich Nortje is also on the list of the fastest ball in IPL history. He made history with the 156.22 speed. He was representing the Delhi Capitals during the IPL match. However, he is a cricket player from South Africa and is represented in international matches. Anrich Nortje joined the Royal Delhi Capitals after 2022, previously he was representing the Kolkata Knight Riders.

 

 

7. Umran Malik

Ball Speed: 156 kmph

Year: 2022

Match: Delhi Capitals vs SunRisers Hyderabad

Umran Malik again hit the record. He made it to the top 10 again. During the match, he represented the SunRisers Hyderabad against the Delhi Capitals.

 

 

8. Mayank Yadav

Ball Speed: 155.8 kmph

Year: 2024

Match: Lucknow SuperGiants vs Punjab Kings

Mayank Yadav again hit the record. He made it to the top 10 again. During the match, he represented the Lucknow SuperGiants against the Punjab Kings.

 

 

9. Anrich Nortje

Ball Speed: 155.1 kmph

Year: 2020

Match: Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals

Anrich Nortje again hit the record. He made it to the top 10 again. During the match, he represented the Delhi Capitals against the Rajasthan Royals.

 

 

10. Umran Malik

Ball Speed: 154.8 kmph

Year: 2022

Match: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals

Urman Malik is an amazing bowler and again hit the record. He is three times to make the top 10 again. During the match, he represented the Sunrisers Hyderabad against the Delhi Capitals.

These are the top fastest balls delivered by their bowlers in the history of the IPL. They demonstrate the sheer pace and skill of some of the world’s best fast bowlers who have graced the tournament over the years. This is the record based on the IPL match till 2024. In future, we are expecting more fast bowlers to deliver fast bowls and make a new history.

 

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