Top 10 Fastest Bowlers in The History of Cricket.
1. Shoaib Akhtar
Rawalpindi Express Shoaib Akhtar is regarded as the fastest bowler in the history of the cricket.
He is a former Pakistani right arm fast bowler who represented the Pakistan national team.
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.
2. Brett Lee
Brett Lee is the fastest Australian bowler in the cricket history, and the 2nd fastest of all time in the history of cricket.
He bowled his fastest delivery of 160.8 km/h (100.1 mph) against New Zealand at Napier in 2005.
He is considered to be one of the talented bowlers the world has ever seen.
3. Shaun Tait
Shaun Tait is the 3rd fastest bowlers in the history of world cricket.
He bowled his fastest delivery of 161.1 km/h (100.1 mph) against England.
He is the second Australian bowler to be in top 3 faster bowlers list.
4. Jeffrey Thompson
Jeffrey Robert Thomson is a former Australian right arm fast bowler, he is at no. 4 in the list.
His fastest delivery is 160.4 km/h (99.67 mph) against West Indies in Perth in 1975.
He was considered the fastest bowler in his era.
5. Andy Roberts
Andy Roberts is a former West Indian Fast Bowler.
His fastest delivery is 159.5 km/h (99.11 mph) against Australia in Perth 1975.
He was the excellent fast bowler, who has taken seven wickets in an innings of a Test match twice.
6. Fidel Edwards
Fidel Henderson Edwards is a West Indian fast bowler, playing for West Indies national team till now.
His fastest delivery is 157.7 km/h (97.99 mph) came against South Africa in 2003.
He is currently the fastest bowler of the world among those who are active in the game.
7. Mitchell Johnson
Mitchell Johnson is the Australia’s premier fast bowler, who is nightmare for opposition.
Mitchell Johnson is at no. 7 in list of Top 10 Fastest Bowlers Of Cricket History.
He bowled a delivery with the speed of 156.8 km/h (97.43 mph), in 4th ashes test against England in December 2013 at MCG.
8. Mohammad Sami
Mohammad Sami is a Pakistani right arm fast bowler and at the No 7 in fastest bowler List.
He is the 2nd fastest bowler in the Pakistan cricket history.
His fastest delivery 156.4 km/h (97.18 mph) came out in an ODI at Sharjah against Zimbabwe in 2003.
9. Shane Bond
Shane Edward Bond was New Zealand’s right arm fast bowler.
He was one of the most dangerous bowlers of his team during his time.
His fastest delivery is 156.4 km/h (97.18 mph) during world cup hosted in South Africa 2003.
10. Dale Steyn
Dale Willem Steyn is a South African right arm fast bowler, currently playing for his national team.
Undoubtedly he is one of the greatest bowlers in history of fast bowling.
His fastest delivery 155.7 km/h (96.75 mph) was recorded against New Zealand.