In this post, we will know about the list of top 10 Fastest Bowler in the history of Cricket. We have updated this post includes the latest bowling records of 2020.
Top 10 Fastest Bowler
10. Shane Edward Bond -156.4 kmph (97.1 mph)
Full name Shane Edward Bond and short name Shane bond who is a New Zealand former Cricketer. He is commonly known as James Bond. Shane bond played all three format Test, ODI, and T20 International. He was a Right-arm fast bowler. Sami was the first bowler in cricket history who hat-tricks in all three formats of the game. His fastest record delivery was 156.4 kmph (97.1 mph) against India in the 2003 ICC Worl Cup. He holds 10th position of top 10 fastest Bowler in the cricket history.
09. Mohammad Sami -156.4 kmph (97.1 mph)
Mohammad Sami is Pakistani Cricketer who played all three format Test, ODI, and T20 International. He is Right Arm fast bowler. In addition, considered to be one of the fastest bowler in Pakistan after Shoib Akhter and Waqar Younis. His fastest delivery was 156.4 kmph (97.1 mph) against Zimbabwe in April 2003.
08. Mitchell Johnson -156.8 kmph (97.4 mph)
Mitchell Guy Johnson Short name Mitchell Johnson is an Australian former cricketer. He was a Left-arm fast bowler who played all three format Test, ODI and T20I International until his retirement from international cricket. His fastest delivery was 156.4 kmph (97. mph) in Ashes Test against England in December 2013.
07. Fidel Edwards -157.7 kmph (97.9 mph)
Fidel Edwards full name Fidel Henderson Edwards is a West Indian Fasted bowlers. He is a Right-arm fast bowler who plays all three formats of the game. His fastest delivery of 157.7 kmph (97.4 mph) came against South Africa.
06. Andy Roberts – 159.5 kmph (99.1 mph)
Sir Anderson Montgomery Everton Roberts commonly known as and Roberts is a West Indian former fast bowler. He played two formats Test and One Day International. His fastest record delivery was 159.5 kmph (99.1 mph) against Australia in 1975.
05. Mitchell Starc – 160.4 kmph (99.7 mph)
Mitchell Aaron Starc is an Australian international who plays for the Australian National Team. He is Left-handed batsman and Left-arm fast bowler but his playing roll is bowler. His fastest delivery was 160.4 kmph (99.7 mph) against New Zealand.
04. Jeff Thomson – 160.6 kmph (99.8 mph)
Jeff Thomson was a former Australian cricketer who played for Australian National Team. He played two format Test and One Day International. He is Considered the best-fasted bowler of his generation. His fastest delivery of 160.6 kmph (99.8 mph) came against West Indies.
03. Shaun Tait – 161.1 kmph (100.1 mph)
Shaun William Tait is a former Australian who played for Australia National Team. He is a right-arm fast bowler who played all three formats. Often he regarded one of the best bowler in his generation. Tait holds 3rd position in top fasted bowler in the history of cricket. He set this record against England.
02. Bret Lee – 161.1 kmph (100.1 mph)
Brett Lee is an Australian former international cricketer who played all three formats of the game. He is a right-arm fast bowler and he holds the second position in top fasted bowler in the history of cricket. His fastest delivery of 161.1 kmph (100.1 mph) came against New Zealand in 2005.
01. Shoaib Akhtar – 161.3 kmph (100.2 mph)
Shoaib Akhter is a Pakistani cricket commentator and former cricketer. He is known as Rawalpindi. He played all three format Test, ODI and T20I. Shoaib is a right-arm fast bowler and top fasted bowler in the history of cricket by delivering 161.3 kmph(100.2 mph. Shoaib Akhter built this record against England in the ICC Word Cup 2003. In conclusion, he is a great bowler of all time