Top 10 World’s Fastest Bowlers in Cricket History: Shoaib Akhtar, Shaun Tait, Brett Lee, and More

Top 10 World's Fastest Bowlers in Cricket History:

Today In this article we will  know about Top 10 Fast bowlers of the world in Cricket history. Fast bowling which is also known as pace is a type of bowling in cricket where bowlers throw the ball at a very high speed while maintaining accuracy. To be a fast bowler it is considered that can bowl at speeds of over 140 km/h. Fast Bowling is a very renowned skill in the world of cricket and to be a fast bowler it takes to be very Effectively practising. Fast bowlers are often called Pace guns. Fast bowlers bring more excitement Into the game with their fast pace and accuracy towards the sport.

 

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History of Fast Bowlers 

The Former Pakistani bowler Shoaib Akhtar is mainly a right-arm fast bowler. He is known as the all-time fastest bowler in the world of cricket History. In the 2003 Cricket World Cup, he bowled at a speed of 161.3 km/h about 100.2mph against the England team For a few years, fast bowlers like Waqar Younis, Brett Lee, Allan Donald, and Shaun Tait have shown the batters the Fast pace with accuracy. New Zealand’s Lockie Ferguson, South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada, Australia’s Mitchell Starc and England’s Jofra Archer are a few of the fast bowlers who can create trouble for batters with their fast speed in the cricket world at any moment.

Fastest Bowlers in the world 

Bowlers mentioned below with their bowling speed. 

1 .  Shoaib Akhtar 161.3 km/hr (100.2mph) from Pakistan against England in 2003

2. Shaun Tait 161.1 km/hr (100.1mph) from Australia against England in 2010

3.Brett Lee  161.1 km/hr (100.1mph) From Australia against  New Zealand in 2005

4. Jeffrey Thomson 160.6 km/hr  (99.8 mph) from Australia against West Indies in 1975

5. Mitchell Starc 160.4 km/hr (99.7mph) from Australia Against  New Zealand in 2015

6. Andy Roberts 159.5 km/hr (99.1mph) From West Indies against Australia in 1975

7. Fidel Edwards 157.7 km/hr (97.9mph) From West Indies against South Africa in 2003

8. Mitchell Johnson 156.8   km/hr(97.4 mph) from  Australia against England in 2013

9. Mohd. Sami 156.4 km/hr (97.1mph) from Pakistan against  Zimbabwe in 2003

10. Shane Bond156.4 km/hr (97.1mph) 

 

 

1. Shoaib Akhtar 

Shoaib Akhtar 

He is a Former Pakistani cricket team player. In 2003 against England in the World Cup,  he bowled his fastest ball in Cricket history at a speed of 161.3 km/hr (100.2mph). Till then no one has beaten his record. 

 

 

2. Shaun Tait 

Shaun Tait 

He was the former Australian cricket team player who bowled his fastest ball at a speed of 161.1 km/hr (100.1mph) against England in 2010.

 

 

3. Brett Lee 

Brett Lee 

Brett Lee was the former Australian player who bowled at a speed of 161.1 km/hr (100.1mph) against  New Zealand in 2005.

 

 

4. Jeffrey Thomson

Jeffrey Thomson

Jeffry was a former Australian team player. Although at his peak time, he was a very good batsman too he made the record in the match against the West Indies in 1975 when he bowled at a speed of 160.6 km/hr  (99.8 mph)

 

 

5. Mitchell Starc 

Mitchell Starc 

He is an Australian player who bowled at a speed of 160.4 km/hr (99.7mph) in the Match  Against  New Zealand in 2015.

 

 

6. Andy Roberts

He is a former cricket player from West Indies who bowled at a speed of 159.5 km/hr (99.1mph) against Australia in 1975.

 

7. Fidel Edwards 

West Indies player who bowled at a speed of 157.7 km/hr (97.9mph against South Africa in 2003

8. Mitchell Johnson

Former Australian cricketer who bowled At a speed of 156.8  km/hr(97.4 mph) against England in 2013

 

9. Mohd. Sami

Former Pakistani player who bowled at a speed of 156.4 km/hr (97.1mph) from Pakistan against  Zimbabwe in 2003.

 

10. Shane Bond

Former New Zealand player who bowled At a speed of 156.4 km/hr (97.1mph) in India in 2003.

 

 

Top Fastest Bowlers in India

From Sunrisers Hyderabad’s team, the fast bowler Umran Malik has been in the spotlight by becoming the fastest bowler in India after he bowled at over 150 km/hr Indian T20 League 2022 season. He continuously bowled at this speed ( 150kph ). Umran Malik has taken the title of the fastest bowler in India during the 2022 season of the Indian T20 League. Although he bowled at an average speed of 150 km/hr, with many of his bowl deliveries crossing the 150 mark. And few other Indian bowlers like Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, and Mohammed Siraj,Mohhamad shami have also shown fast pace and accuracy with the bowling in matches.

Today Indian fast bowlers or pace bowlers can now play matches against the quickest teams like Australia, South Africa, England, and New Zealand.

 

Fastest Indian Bowlers of All-time

  1. Umran Malik 157 km/hr 2022
  2. Mayank Yadav 156.7 km/hr 2024
  3. Irfan Pathan 153.7 km/hr 2007
  4. Mohammed Shami 153.3 km/hr2014
  5. Jasprit Bumrah 153.26 km/hr 2018

 

 

Fastest Ball in Latest IPL 2024 Season:-

In IPL 2024 Mayank Yadav delivered the fastest ball and he bowled with an average education of around 148 km/hr, with many of his bowling deliveries crossing the 150km/hr mark.

fast bowlers or we can say pace bowlers. It all depends upon the speed to get a batsman out. Bowlers are further classified according to their speed and the skill they have. Mostly pace bowlers are medium to fast and very Fast.

 

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