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IPL 2023: Fastest Bowlers In History Of Indian Premier League

In this collection of photos, we will take you through the top 5 fastest bowlers in the history of IPL.

In this collection of photos, we will take you through the top 5 fastest bowlers in the history of IPL.

Lockie Ferguson – 153.84 kmph

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Lockie Ferguson – 153.84 kmph

New Zealand's Lockie Ferguson is one of the fastest bowlers in the world today, with a reputation for unleashing fiery deliveries in international cricket. Although he has only played 14 matches across three IPL seasons (2017, 2019, 2020), Ferguson has impressed with his speed and accuracy, clocking in at 153.84 kmph.

Umran Malik - 157 kmph

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Umran Malik - 157 kmph

The young Jammu-Kashmir pacer made waves in IPL 2021, impressing with his raw pace and accuracy in just three matches. Malik's performance against Virat Kohli's RCB earned him a spot as a net bowler for the Indian team in the T20 World Cup. In IPL 2022, he has been bowling even faster, clocking a delivery at 157 kmph during a match against Delhi's Rovman Powell.

Shaun Tait – 157.71 kmph

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Shaun Tait – 157.71 kmph

Renowned for his thunderbolts, Shaun Tait was one of the fastest bowlers of his time, capable of rattling batters with sheer pace and bounce. Despite a career marred by injuries, Tait enjoyed a successful stint in the IPL, representing Rajasthan Royals (RR) over four seasons (2010-2013) and claiming 23 wickets in 21 games. His fastest delivery of 157.7 kmph, bowled to Aaron Finch of Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in 2011, still stands as the IPL record.

Anrich Nortje – 156.22 kmph

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Anrich Nortje – 156.22 kmph

Anrich Nortje stunned everyone in the 2020 IPL with his consistent pace of over 150 kmph, constantly rattling batters and keeping them on their toes. Although Jos Buttler took him to the cleaners early on, Nortje bounced back strongly in a match against Rajasthan Royals (RR), impressing with his fiery deliveries.

 

Dale Steyn – 154.4 kmph

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Dale Steyn – 154.4 kmph

One of the greatest fast bowlers of this generation, Dale Steyn is no stranger to bowling thunderbolts in both red-ball and white-ball cricket. His fiery pace and consistency have made him a force to be reckoned with, and he features on this list with a fastest delivery of 154.4 kmph.