Cricket is a famous game and in terms of popularity ranks among the second most popular sports. Fast bowling is a crucial component of cricket and no better sight than a fast bowler bowling his heart out. There are many fast balls of fast bowlers but Tymal Mills’ bowling speed is and exception. He is an example of a bowler who has all the tricks up his sleeve. Still let us figure out some of the fastest cricket bowlers who have played the game. You can check T20 world cup news today to know about the fixtures.
Shane Bond (156. 4 km per hour)
Know as James Bond he is one of the quickest bowlers that New Zealand has ever produced. He is among the perilous bowlers in that and clocked a delivery at 156.4 km per hour. This was during the ICC world cup of 2003. Currently, he is the bowling coach of various T 20 teams around the world. He went on to represent New Zealand from 2003 to 2010. In one-day cricket, he has 4 5 wicket hauls.
Mohammed Shami(156.4 kph)
. Throughout his playing career, his form has been shaky and he has been in and out of the Pakistan cricket team. He is the only player in all of cricket’s formats to have a hat trick, which is one of his accomplishments. He is one of Pakistan’s top bowlers, and is reputed for having both swing and pace. They gradually began to laugh together and realised that they were all in the same situation. In terms of average he ranks among the worst when it comes to having played test cricket.
Mitchell Johnson (156.8 kph)
Ranks among the fastest bowlers in the current generation and happens to be a lower-order handy bat. Against England on the 3rd day of the 4th Ashes test match in 2013, he went on to deliver the fastest ball at 156.8 kph. In the year 2009, he went on to receive the Sir Garfield Sobbers award. In 2014, he was the ICC cricketer of the year across all formats.
Fidel Edwards( 157.7 kph)
. His quickest delivery came in a 2003 matchup with South Africa the same year he did go on to make a debut in international cricket. The fact that Brian Lara found him in the nets was a huge surprise. Of late he has tried his luck at the various T 20 cricket leagues all over the world. He did have a short stint with a few IPL franchises too.
Andy Roberts( 159.9 kph)
In West Indian cricket, an outright rapid bowler was a revered character. He later went on to grab 10 wickets in a few of test matches. In a test match versus Australia in 1975 at Perth, the fastest delivery occurred. He was renowned for bowling two distinct styles of bouncers and recorded 202 test match wickets. He had 87 wickets in one-day cricket. Apart from test match cricket, he went on to represent a couple of counties in English cricket. In October 2005, he was inducted into the hall of fame.
Mitchell Starc(160.4 kph)
This was an incredible performance in the match against New Zealand and he holds the 5th position on the list. He delivers on an average of 146 kph and was one of the main reasons why Australia won the world cup in 2015. It is not only about international matches he is a top draw in T-20 leagues across the world. But in the last few years, his appearance has been limited in IPL as he is keen to remain fresh.
Jeff Thomson (160.6 kph)
A tearaway quick holds the 4th position in the list of fastest balls bowled at all times. His partnership with Dennis Lillie was one of the potent ones of those times.. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2016. A testimony to his ability is that he had close to 675 odd wickets during his first-class career.
Shaun Tait(161.1 kph)
He was an off player and most of his matches were related to one-day cricket. In his active career between 2005 to 2016, he went on to take 62 wickets. An elbow injury was his main stumbling block and in 2017 he went on to retire. Currently, he is the bowling coach of Pakistan and they are doing well. Rather than playing international cricket, he went on play T-20 cricket all over the world.
Brett Lee( 161.1 kph)
No list is complete without the mention of the great bowler from Australia. He is ranked among the top- tier fast bowlers in the decade of 2000s but went on to earn accolades as a great fielder. His swift arm was a terror for most batsmen. He went on to capture 310 test wickets and 280 one-day wickets during his playing career. An interesting piece of statistics is that he went on to claim the first hat trick in T-20 cricket.
Shoaib Akthar( 161. 3kph)
Rawalpindi Express is also among the fastest bowlers that the cricketing world has ever seen. Even his run-up was a terror for the batsman and his toe-crushing Yorkers were a delight.. Even when bowlers struggle to breach the 150 km mark, he went on to touch 160 kph a couple of times.
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