TOP [5] FASTEST BOWLER IN INTERNATIONAL CRICKET HISTORY

By : Samarjeet Singh  |  Updated On : 16 Jul, 2020

TOP [5] FASTEST BOWLER IN INTERNATIONAL CRICKET HISTORY

Fast bowling has always been a thrill in the game of cricket. Australia has 4 bowlers among the top-5 bowlers for the fastest bowling in the history of cricket. No Indian bowlers are included in these bowlers.

                                                                                              

1. Pakistan's Shoaib Akhtar has the record of throwing the fastest ball in the history of cricket. In 2003, Shoaib bowled at a speed of 161.3 km per hour while playing against England.

                                                                                             

2. After Shoaib, Brett Lee of Australia is named in terms of throwing the fastest ball. Lee bowled at a speed of 161.1 kmph while playing against New Zealand.

                                                                                           

3. Australia's Shaun Tait (161.1 km / h) is third in the list of fastest bowlers bowling. He bowled this ball while playing against England.

                                                                                          

4. Australia's Geoffrey Thompson (160.6 km / h) ranks fourth on the list of fastest bowlers.

                                                                                         

5. Australia's Mitchell Starc (160.4 km / h) ranks fifth on the list of fastest bowlers. Stark bowled this ball while playing against New Zealand.