If you are a fan of cricket and are interested in knowing the fastest bowlers in World cricket history, then today’s post can be very useful for you because today we are going to talk about such bowlers, who bowled the fastest ball in cricket history.
So if you also want to know, Who is the fastest bowlers in World Cricket all time? then you can continue reading this article.
Before that, for your information, let us tell you that most of the names in this list are of Australian fast bowlers who have bowled the fastest ball in cricket history.
Top 10 fastest bowlers in cricket history all time
The following bowlers have bowled the fastest ball in cricket history, and the first name in this list is Pakistan’s fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, so let’s see the ‘Top 10 fastest bowlers in cricket history’ till now.
|1||Shoaib Akhtar (Pakistan)||161.3 km/hr||England||2003|
|2||Brett Lee (Australia)||161.1 km/hr||New Zealand||2005|
|3||Shaun Tait (Australia)||161.1 km/hr||England||2010|
|4||Jeffrey Thomson (Australia)||160.6 km/hr||West Indies||1975|
|5||Mitchell Starc (Australia)||160.4 km/hr||New Zealand||2015|
|6||Andy Roberts (West Indies)||159.5 km/hr||Australia||1975|
|7||Fidel Edwards (West Indies)||157.7 km/hr||South Africa||2003|
|8||Mitchell Johnson (Australia)||156.8 km/hr||England||2013|
|9||Mohammad Sami (Pakistan)||156.4 km/hr||Zimbabwe||2003|
|10||Shane Bond (New Zealand)||156.4 km/hr||India||2003|
1. Shoaib Akhtar (161.3 km/h)
Pakistan’s fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar comes first in this list, who bowled at a speed of 161.3 km / h against the England team in the 2003 International World Cup. And this record of his has not been broken by any bowler till now. And he played his last international cricket match against the New Zealand team on 8 March 2011.
2. Brett Lee (161.1 km/hr)
Australia’s fast bowler Brett Lee comes in the second position on this list, who bowled at a speed of 161.1 km /h against the New Zealand team in the year 2005, and his record remains the same even today.
By the way, for your information, let us tell you that Brett Lee has played 76 Test matches for the Australia team, in which he has taken 310 wickets by giving runs at an economy of 3.46, and he has also taken 380 wickets in 221 international one-day matches by giving runs at an economy of 4.76. And he played his last international match against the England team on 7th July 2012.
3. Shaun Tait (161.1 km/hr)
In this list, the name of another Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait also comes at the number three position, who bowled 161.1 km/hr against the England team in the year 2010. By the way, Shaun was not given much chance to play international cricket matches by the Australian team.
4. Jeff Thomson (160.6km/h)
Another Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson comes in the fourth position in this list, who made his fastest delivery at a speed of 160.6 km / h while bowling against the West Indies team in 1975. And he was one of the fastest bowlers of the 80s.
5. Mitchell Starc (160.4km/h)
At the fifth position in this list also comes Australia’s fast bowler Mitchell Starc, who bowled at a speed of 160.4 km/h during a test match against the New Zealand team in the year 2015.
6. Andy Roberts (159.5km/h)
In this list, the name of West Indies fast bowler Andy Roberts comes at the number six position, who bowled the fastest at a speed of 159.5 km/h against the Australia team in 1975.
7. Fidel Edwards (157.7km/h)
In this list, the name of another West Indies bowler Fidel Edwards comes at number seventh position, who bowled at a speed of 157.7 km/h against the South Africa team in the year 2003.
8. Mitchell Johnson (156.8km/h)
The name of Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson also comes at number eighth position in this list, who bowled at a speed of 156.8 km/h against the England team in 2013.
In his cricketing career for Australia, Mitchell Johnson has taken 313 Test wickets by giving runs at an economy of 3.33 in 73 Test matches, and 239 wickets in 153 ODIs by giving runs at an economy of 4.83. And he played his last test match against the New Zealand team on 13 November 2015.
9. Mohammad Sami (156.4km/h)
At the same time, the name of Pakistani fast bowler Mohammed Sami comes at number ninth position in this list, who bowled at a speed of 156.4 km / h against the Zimbabwe team in a one-day international cricket match in 2003.
Sami, who was playing for Pakistan’s international cricket team, has taken 85 wickets in 36 Test matches by giving runs at an economy of 3.58, and 121 wickets in 87 one-day internationals by giving runs at an economy of 4.99. And he played his last international cricket match against the Australian team on 16 March 2016.
10. Shane Bond (156.4km/h)
And the name of New Zealand’s fast bowler Shane Bond comes at last position in this list, who bowled at a speed of 156.4 km/h against India in the 2003 World Cup.
Bond, who was playing cricket for the New Zealand team, has taken 87 wickets in 18 Test cricket matches by giving runs at an economy of 3.41, and he has taken 147 wickets in 82 One Day Internationals by giving runs at an economy of 4.28. Apart from this, he has also played 20 international matches in which he has taken 25 wickets by giving runs at an economy of 7.00.