Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The History of Cricket 2018 *UPDATED*Posted By: Bill Russell | March 13, 2018
We’ve updated the list of top 10 fastest bowlers in the history of world cricket to include latest bowling records of 2017 after Champions Trophy 2017 that won by Pakistan beating arch rivals India in England.
Fastest Bowlers: Cricket is a very Famous & Widely Played Game in the World & Bowling is a Crucial Part of the Cricket. There are lots of very Famous, fast & Aggressive bowlers in the history of Cricket who Made Their Names by Their Speed.Here is The List of Top 10 Most Fastest Bowlers of the History.
Update: Australia’s Premier Fast Bowler Mitchell Johnson has Bowled 156.8 kmph Delivery at MCG, Against England in 4th Test Day 3. That Make him 7th fastest Bowler in History, Ahead of Muhammad Sami (156.4). Previously Muhammad Sami Was at #7.
Please Note: This list is about quickest bowlers of all time not best fast bowlers. you can also read our list of Top 10 Greatest Bowlers here. We have also compiled a list for our readers “Current Fastest Bowlers“, who are currently playing international cricket.
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Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The History of Cricket
10. Shane Bond
Shane Bond Bowling Speed: 156.4
Shane Edward Bond New Zealand’s Right Arm Fast Bowler.Most Dangerous Bowler of His Time, His fastest delivery is – 156.4 kmph During World Cup 2003.
09. Mohammad Sami
Muhammad Sami Bowling Speed: 156.4 kmph
The Man with Worst Average in Test Cricket. Mohammad Sami is a Pakistani Right Arm Fast Bowler. he is The 2nd Fastest Bowler in The Pakistan Cricket History and the No 7 in Our List. His fastest delivery 156.4 kmph ODI Came Out at Sharjah against Zimbabwe in April 2003.also read: Pakistan: A Country With Fabulous Fast Bowling Aptitude
08. Mitchell Johnson
Mitchell Johnson bowling speed: 156.8 kmph
Mitchell Johnson is the Australia’s Premier Fast Bowler, Who Can also Bat Low Down the Order. Mitchell Johnson is at #7 in list of Fastest Bowlers. he Bowled a Delivery with the speed of 156.8 kmph, 1n 4th Ashes Test, Day 3 Against England December 2013 at MCG.also read: top 10 Current Fastest Bowlers.
8. Fidel Edwards
Fidel Edwards Bowling Speed: 157.7
Fidel Henderson Edwards is a West Indian Fast bowler, he is Playing For West Indies National Team Till Now. His fastest delivery is 157.7 kmph Came against South Africa in 2003. He is currently fastest of the world.
06. Andy Roberts
Andy Roberts Bowling Speed: 159.5 kmph
Andy Roberts is a former West Indian Fast Bowler. He was the excellent fast bowler, twice taking seven wickets in an innings of a Test match. His fastest delivery is 159.5 kph against Australia in Perth 1975.
05. Mitchell Starc
Mitchell Starc Bowling Speed: 160.4
His incredible performance at WACA during the 3rd day 0f 2nd test between New Zealand and Australia lands him in the fifth position in this list. His average has the consistent value of 146.4 kph throughout the matches.
04. Jeff Thompson
Jeff Thompson Bowling Speed: 160.4
Jeffrey Robert Thomson is a former Australian Right Arm Faster Bowler, he is at No 4 in the List. Was the Fastest Bowler in His Era, his fastest delivery is 160.4 kmph against West Indies in Perth 1975.
03. Shaun Tait
Shaun Tait Bowling Speed: 161.1
Shaun Tait 160.7 kmph Ball
Shaun William Tait is a Right Arm fast Bowler Who Represented Australian National Cricket Team, Shaun Tait is The No 3 in the fastest Bowlers list he bowled his fastest delivery of 161.1 kmph against England.
02. Brett Lee
Brett Lee Bowling Speed: 161.1
Brett Lee is the fastestest Australian bowler in the Austrailian Cricket History, and the 2nd Fastest of All Time in The History of Cricket. He bowled his fastest delivery of 160.8 kmph against New Zealand at Napier in 2005. ( Watch Video )
01. Shoaib Akhtar
Shoaib Akhtar Bowling Speed: 161.3 kmph
Shoaib Akhtar is a Former Pakistani right arm very Fast Bowler. who Represented the Pakistan National Team in All Forms of The Game, Shoaib Akhtar is Also Known As Rawalpindi Express. He is Regarded as the Fastest Bowler in the History of the Cricket. He set an official world record by achieving the fastest delivery, of 161.3 km/h (100.2 mph) against England in 2003 World Cup. ( Watch Video )
Top 10 Fastest Bowlers Full List
|1||Shoaib Akhtar (Pakistan)||161.3 km/h|
|2||Brett Lee (Australia)||161.1 km/h|
|3||Shaun Tait (Australia)||161.1 km/h|
|4||Jeffrey Thompson (Australia)||160.6 km/h|
|5||Andy Roberts (West Indies)||159.5 km/h|
|6||Fidel Edwards (West Indies)||157.7 km/h|
|7||Mitchell Johnson (Australia)||156.8 km/h|
|8||Muhammad Sami (Pakistan)||156.4 km/h|
|9||Shane Bond (New Zealand)||156.4 km/h|
|10||Dale Steyn (South Africa)||156.2 km/h|
Let Us Know About Your Personal Favorite Among These Fastest Bowlers.