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Top 10 Fastest Bowlers In Cricket History

10) Shane Bond

Fastest ball: 156.4 kmph

Shane Bond is the Kiwi fast bowler had a great ability for his speed. Due to his lot of injuries which affected the lastingness for his career.
He did this fastest ball 156.4 kmph during the World Cup in 2003.

His Major Teams-Major teams New Zealand, Canterbury, Delhi Giants, Hampshire, Kolkata Knight Riders, Warwickshire

9) Mohammad Sami

Fastest ball: 156.4 kmph

In history of Pakistan Cricketer Mohammad Sami is the second fastest bowler.He did this fastest ball 156.4 kmph during, Zimbabwe in April 2003.

His Major teams– Pakistan, ICL Pakistan XI, Karachi, Karachi Blues, Karachi Dolphins, Karachi Zebras, Kent, Lahore Badshahs, National Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan Customs, Sussex




8) Mitchell Johnson

Fastest ball: 156.8 kmph

Australian Cricketer Mitchell Johnson was playing his match against England in december 2013 at MCG, He did this fastest delivery of 156.8 kmph.According to Wikipedia Mitchell_Johnson_(cricketer)He was awarded the International Cricket Council’s “Cricketer of the Year” award in 2009 and 2014 as well as “Test Player of the year” in 2014.

His Major teams– Australia, Australia A, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians, Queensland, Western Australia

7) Fidel Edwards

Fastest ball: 157.7 kmph

In history of West Indian Cricketer Fidel Edwards is the second fastest bowler.He did this fastest delivery when he was a match against South Africa in 2003.

His Major teams– West Indies, Barbados, Combined Campuses and Colleges, Deccan Chargers, Hampshire, Hampshire 2nd XI, Rajasthan Royals, Rangpur Riders, St Lucia Zouks, Sydney Thunder, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel

6) Andy Roberts

Fastest ball: 159.5 kmph

Sir Andy Roberts well know as former of West Indian cricket and he is also the most formidable bowler at 1970s.He did this fastest delivery 159.5 kmph against Australia 1975 in perth.

His Major teams– West Indies, Combined Islands, Hampshire, Leeward Islands, Leicestershire, New South Wales

5) Mitchell Starc

Fastest ball: 160.4 kmph

Australian Cricketer Mitchell Starc did his fastest delivery against New Zealnad in the second test at the WACA.Ross Taylor faced his ball.And in the history of test matches Starc did second fastest delivery.

His Major Teams-Major teams Australia, Australia A, Australia Under-19s, New South Wales, New South Wales Second XI, New South Wales Under-17s, New South Wales Under-19s, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sydney Sixers, Western Suburbs, Yorkshire.

4) Jeff Thomson

Fastest ball: 160.6 kmph

Australian cricketer Jeff Thomson recorded 160.6 kmph against West Indies in Perth 1975.

His Major teams– Australia, Middlesex, New South Wales, Queensland

3) Shaun Tait

Fastest ball: 161.1 kmph

Tait bowled his fastest delivery of 161.1 kmph against England.

His Major teams– Australia, Adelaide Strikers, Australia A, Chittagong Kings, Durham, Essex, Essex 2nd XI, Glamorgan, Hobart Hurricanes, Melbourne Renegades, Mid West Rhinos, Rajasthan Royals, South Australia, Wellington

2) Brett Lee

Fastest ball: 161.1 kmph

He did this fastest delivery 161.8 kmph against West Indies at Brisbane in 2003.

His Major teams– Australia, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, New South Wales, Otago, Sydney Sixers, Wellington




1) Shoaib Akhtar

Fastest ball: 161.3 kmph

As we all know Shoaid Akhtar is generally known by his famous name called ‘Rawalpindi Express’ for his incredible speed.He is cricketer in Pakistan team.He did his magic when he was playing match against England in 2003 World Cup.Well his average speed of bowling comes between 144 kmph to 150kmph.

His Major teams-Major teams Pakistan, Agriculture Development Bank of Pakistan, Asia XI, Chittagong Division, Durham, ICC World XI, Islamabad Leopards, Khan Research Labs, Kolkata Knight Riders, Pakistan International Airlines, Rawalpindi, Somerset, Surrey, Worcestershire

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