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From Shoaib Malik to Umran Malik, the fastest bowlers in cricket history

"The fastest ball in international cricket," is a hot topic right now among the cricket buffs. This topic gained a lot of attention when Indian bowler Umran Malik delivered a delivery at 155 kmph against Sri Lanka.

Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar is the fastest bowler in the history of cricket. In the 2003 World Cup against England, he bowled at a speed of 161.3 kmph and set a world record.

Shoaib Akhtar

Brett Lee is one of the Australian bowlers who can rattle opponents. In  a match against New Zealand in 2005, he bowled the ball at a speed of 161.1 kmph.

Brett Lee

This right-arm fast bowler played for the Australian team for a short time. Tite, who bowled 161.1 kmph against England, equaled Brett Lee's record.

Shawn Tait

Starc is a versatile bowler among left-handers. In the Test match against the Kiwis, Starc scared the New Zealand batters by bowling a delivery at 160.4 kmph.

Mitchell Starc

West Indies fast bowler Andy Robert was a sensation in his day. In 1975, he bowled at a speed of 159.5 kmph in  a match against Australia.

Andy Roberts

The Caribbean player rose to fame with his breathtaking bowling. Edwards bowled at a speed of 157.7 kph against South Africa.

Fidel Edwards

Shane Bond, a yorkers and bouncers specialist, is one of the fastest Kiwi bowlers. He bowled at 156.4 kmph against India in the 2003 World Cup.

Shane Bond

During the 2013 Ashes series, the French-bearded Aussie speedgun bowled a delivery with a speed of  156.8 kmph.

Mitchell Johnson

After Akhtar, Sami is the fastest bowler in the Pakistan team. He bowled a 156.4 kmph delivery in a match against Zimbabwe.

Mohammad Sami

India’s new speed gun, Umran Malik, has created history against Sri Lanka in the ongoing series. The speedster bowled a 155 kmph delivery and made  a big statement.

Umran Malik