Cricket is one of the most famous and widely popular games all over India. Where bowling plays an important role in cricket there are different kinds of methods to do bowling some bowlers do fast bowling and some keep it slow. There are some cricketers who have to make their name as fastest bowlers in the world. So check the Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World List.
So let’s check out the complete details about the top 10 fastest bowlers given below.
|Bowler||Fastest Delivery||Country||Year and Opposition|
|Shoaib Akhtar||161.3 km/hr (100.2 mph)||Pakistan||2003 vs England|
|Shaun Tait||161.1 km/hr (100.1 mph)||Australia||2010 vs England|
|Brett Lee||160.8 km/hr (99.9 mph)||Australia||2005 vs New Zealand|
|Jeff Thomson||160.6 km/hr (99.8 mph)||Australia||1975 vs West Indies|
|Mitchell Starc||160.4 km/hr (99.7 mph)||Australia||2015 vs New Zealand|
|Andy Roberts||159.5 km/hr (99.1 mph)||West Indies||1975 vs Australia|
|Fidel Edwards||157.7 km/hr (97.9 mph)||West Indies||2003 vs South Africa|
|Mitchell Johnson||156.8 km/hr (97.4 mph)||Australia||2013 vs England|
|Mohammad Sami||156.4 km/hr (97.1 mph)||Pakistan||2003 vs Zimbabwe|
|Shane Bond||156.4 km/hr (97.1 mph)||New Zealand||2003 vs India|
Top 10 fastest bowler in the world All-time
10. Shane Bond
Shane Bond played for New Zealand from 2002 to 2010 he is the fastest right-arm bowler his fastest delivery time was 156.4km/h during the ICC World Cup 2003 he is currently the coach of Mumbai Indians in the Premier League He is a bowling coach. Also, his best bowling performance came in a test match against Zimbabwe.
9. Mohammad Sami
He is a Pakistan cricketer his bowling delivery time is 156.4 kph (97.1 mph) his right arm is second the fastest bowler in Pakistan cricket history. He holds the famous record in cricket history he is the only player to have a hat trick in all three international formats. He took 85 test wickets, 121 in ODIs, and 21 T20I wickets.
8. Mitchell Johnson
Mitchell is an Australian Cricketer, he is also one of the fastest bowlers of all time he bowled with a delivery speed of 156.8 mph (97.4 mph). His fastest ball was against England and on the third day of the fourth Ashes test in Australia on Dec 13. He also won the ICC Cricketer of the Year.
7. Fidel Edwards
Fidel is a West Indies cricketer he is the fastest-arm quick baller with a speed of 157.7 kph (97.9 mph) came against South Africa in 2003. He took 165 wickets in Test Cricket and 60 wickets in ODI as of 2021 last he played for the West Indies in 2012.
6. Andy Roberts
Andy Roberts is one of the fastest international bowlers with the fastest delivery of 159.5 kph (99.1 mph) he is best known for delivering two different kinds of bounces, He has also made 10-wicket test hauls twice during his time. The US inducted him into their Cricket Hall of Fame in October 2005.
5. Mitchell Starc
The start is an Australian cricketer he is one of the fastest bowlers, with the fastest delivery speed of 160.4 kph (99.7 mph) his performance was incredible at WAC during the 3rd day of the second test between New Zealand and Australia he currently playing in-game.
4. Jeff Thomson
Jeff Thomson is an Australian right-arm fast bowler with the fastest delivery speed of 160.6 kph (99.8 mph) he also took 200 wickets in a test match and 55 wickets in ODI in his active career. He was the first player to do a hat trick in Twenty20 international cricket.
3. Brett Lee
Brett Lee is an Australian Cricketer, he is the second fastest bowler with a delivery speed of 160.8 kph (99.9 mph) against New Zealand at Napier in 2005, he also helped his Nation win the World Cup twice in the years 2003 and 2007. He was the first cricket player to take a hat trick in twenty 20 international cricket.
2. Shaun Tait
Shaun is an Australian cricketer with the fastest delivery speed of 161.1 kph (100.1 mph) against England at Lords in 2010 he is mostly known for his ODI performance. In 2017 he announced his retirement due to an elbow injury at the age of 25 years.
1. Shoaib Akhtar
Shoaib is a Pakistan cricketer he is one of the best fastest bowlers with a speed of 161.3 kph (100.2 mph). he was the first one to break the 100 mph it was against England in 2003 he set an official world record by breaking 100 mph twice a year. He took 178 test wickets and 247 wickets in ODI in his active career between 1997 to 2011.
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