Top 10 Fastest Ball in International Cricket History

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Top 10 fastest ball in International Cricket history

Here is the list of the top 10 fastest balls in international cricket history. If you want to know who has bowled the fastest delivery then read the full article.

10. 156.4km/h

This 156.4km/h delivery was bowled by Shane Edward  Bond. Shane bond is a former New Zealand cricket player. He bowled this fastest delivery against India in the 2003 world cup. He represents New Zealand in the test, ODI, t20. His career was full of injuries in knee and back problems. Also, He got surgery in 2004 but this injury didn’t stop him to play for his country.

9. 156.4km/h

This 156.4km/h delivery was bowled by Muhammad Sami. Muhammad Sami is a former Pakistan player. He plays for Pakistan in all 3 formats. He was a very good fast bowler after Shoaib Akhtar and Waqar Younis. Sami bowled this fastest delivery against Zimbabwe in April 2003. Muhammad Sami was famous for his Yorker and fast bowling.

8. 156.8km/h

This 156.8km/h ball comes at 8th position in the list of top 10 fastest ball. This has been bowl by Mitchell Johnson. Mitchell Johnson was a former Australian player who took retirement in 2015. He was the left-handed fast bowler of Australia and he was a very good fast bowler for Australia in test cricket. He bowled this fastest delivery in 2013 against England.

7. 157.7km/h

This 157.7 km/h was bowled by Fidel Edward. Fidel Edwards was a former west indies player and a fast bowler. When he was bowling in nets suddenly he got spotted by Brian Lara from there he got made his debut for west indies against Sri Lanka in Test cricket. He bowled this fastest delivery in 2003 against New Zealand.

6. 159.5km/h

Andy Roberts bowled this delivery. He was a former Antiguan first-class cricketer. Andy Roberts was a fast bowler who played for west indies in test cricket. He was the first player from Antiguan who played for the west indies. He bowled this fastest delivery in 1975 against England.

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5. 160.4km/h

This 160.4km/h was bowled by Mitchell Starc who represent Australia in all form of cricket especially in test cricket he becomes dangerous by his bowling. He is the first fast bowler to take 100 wickets in ODI. He bowled the fastest delivery against New Zealand in 2015 to Ross Taylor.

4. 160.6km/h

This 160.6km/h was bowled by Jeffery Thomson who was a former Australian player and he was a very good fast bowler at his generation and he was called ‘thommo’ because of his fast bowling. He bowled this fastest delivery in 1975 against west indies.

3. 160.7km/h

In the list of top 10 fastest balls, Shaun Tait bowled this 160.7 km/h ball. He is a former Australian player. He was a right-arm fast bowler. Shaun Tait played all 3 formats for Australia but he got succeed only in ODI. Shaun bowled this fastest ball in 2010 against Pakistan and he was very good fast at his time.

2. 161.1km/h

This 161.1km/h delivery was bowled by  Brett Lee. He is a former Australian player and he was a very good sportsman and a very good fielder. He played all 3 formats for Australia.  Bree Lee took 380 wickets in one day international {odi}. He bowled 2nd fastest ball in cricket against Sri Lanka.

1. 161.5km/h

Shoaib Akhtar has bowled this 161.5km/h delivery. His teammates were calling him ‘Rawalpindi’ express and he is a former Pakistan fast bowler and very dangerous fast bowler of his time. He was a very dangerous fast bowler and he injured many batsmen. After retirement now he is a part-time Youtuber and commentator. He bowled the fastest ball in the history of cricket in 2003 against England and till now not a single international bowler breaks his fastest balling record.

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