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Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World all-Time: Cricket History

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Cricket is one of the famous and widely popular game all over India, where bowling plays an important role in cricket there are different kind of method to do bowling some bowlers do fast bowling and some keep it slow there are some cricketers who have to make their name in fastest bowlers in the world. So check the Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World List.

Also See: ICC T20 World Cup Winners List

So lets check out the complete details about the top 10 fastest bowlers given below.

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BowlerFastest Delivery
Shoaib Akhtar161.3 kph (100.2 mph)
Shaun Tait161.1 kph (100.1 mph)
Brett Lee160.8 kph (99.9 mph)
Jeff Thomson160.6 kph (99.8 mph)
Mitchell Starc160.4 kph (99.7 mph)
Andy Roberts 159.5 kph (99.1 mph)
Fidel Edwards157.7 kph (97.9 mph)
Mitchell Johnson156.8 kmph (97.4 mph)
Mohammad Sami156.4 kph (97.1 mph)
Shane Bond156.4km/h

1. Shane Bond

Shane Bond played for New Zealand from 2002 to 2010 he is the fastest right arm bowler his fastest delivery time is 156.4km/h during ICC world cup 2003 he is currently the coach of Mumbai Indians in Premier League he is a bowling coach. Also, his best bowling performance came in a test match against Zimbabwe.

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1. Shane Bond: Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World

2. Mohammad Sami

He is a Pakistan cricketer his bowling delivery time is 156.4 kph (97.1 mph) he right arm 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.

2. Mohammad Sami: Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World

3. 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 wins the ICC Cricketer of the year.

3. Mitchell Johnson: Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World

4. 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.

4. Fidel Edwards: Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World

5. 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. Andy Roberts: Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World

6. 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.

6. Mitchell Starc: Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World

7. 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 a hat trick in Twenty20 international cricket.

7. Jeff Thomson: Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World

8.  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 to win World Cup twice in the year 2003 and 2007. He was the first cricket player to take a hat trick in twenty 20 international cricket.

8.  Brett Lee: Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World

9. 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.

9. Shaun Tait: Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World

10. 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 has 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.

10. Shoaib Akhtar: Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The World

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