5 Fastest Bowlers of all Time :Australian pacer and opening stormy bowler Mitchell Starc with his 160.4km/h marked a thunderbolt in the 2nd Test Match against NZ on Sunday. He now joins party to be in the top 5 fastest bowlers in the world cricket, putting his foot step in the magical 160km/h which is remarkable and stunning altogether for a bowler. Out of all Fastest Bowlers of all Time, we have a list of the selected few.
The Aussie Quicker is the 1st left-armer to achieve the feat in cricket where inexact science and uniformity of the speed gun is making the deliveries at full pace. Let’s go back and see who else have touched this feat and have a glimpse to know about the fastest 10 bowls of cricket history.
5 Fastest Bowlers of all Time
Mohammad Sami, a bowler with worst average, a Pakistani Right Arm Fast Bowler is the 2nd Fastest Bowler in The Pakistan Cricket History and 9th in the list of the fastest bowlers of all time. The fastest delivery 156.5 kmph ODI Came Out at Sharjah against Zimbabwe in April 2003.
Mitchell Johnson bowled a Delivery of 156.8 kmph in 4th Ashes Test, Day 3 Against England December 2013 at Melbourne Cricket Ground. This premium all rounder has bowled many 150+ deliveries in that Ashes Series putting every batsman of England on backfoot. He was among the Fastest Bowlers of all Time.
His incredible and magnificent delivery of 160.4 kmph performance at Perth during the 3rd day of second test on November 15, 2015 against Black Caps lands Mitchell Starc in the 5th position and his average has the consistent value of 146.4 km h throughout the matches.
Brett Lee is the fastest Australian bowler in the Australian Cricket History, and the 2nd Fastest of All Time in The History of Cricket. He smashed his fastest delivery of 160.8 kmph against New Zealand at Napier in 2005. Yes, he ought be the 5 Fastest Bowlers of all Time.
Shoaib Akhtar is a Former Pakistani right arm Super Fast Bowler, Also Known As Rawalpindi Express is considered 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.