The Top 5 Fastest Deliveries In The History Of The IPL

Here are the names of the bowlers who delivered five of the fastest deliveries in IPL history.

The cash-rich league is not just about boundaries and sixes rained down by the explosive batters; it is about flying wickets too, and the wings are given to them by the bowlers who bowl at sheer pace; their speed topples the batting order and inflicts fear in the opposition’s batters. So many fast bowlers from around the world give their contribution in the world’s biggest T20 league, and here are the names of those bowlers who bowled the top 5 fastest deliveries in the history of the IPL.

Shaun Tait(157.71 kmph)

shaun tait

Former Australian bowler was one of the fastest pacers in the world his strong action made it a challenge for the batters of the opposition to face him he played for the Rajasthan Royals for four years playing 21 games for the franchise and scalping 23 wickets during his short span while playing against Royal Challengers Bangalore he delivered the fastest ball in the history of the IPL. Shaun Tait bowled a delivery with the speed of 157.71 kph back in 2011 when he was bowling to Aaron Finch this is still the fastest delivery ever bowled in the IPL.

Lockie Ferguson (157.3kmph)

New Zealand’s bowler Lockie Ferguson making his name on the list is no wonder as the speedster is famous for his powerful bowling action. Lockie Ferguson while playing for Gujarat Titans in the IPL 2022 bowled the second fastest delivery in the IPL history he clocked 157.3 kmph while playing against the Rajasthan Royals.

Umran Malik (157kmph)

The only Indian bowler on this list is the Jammu and Kashmir born Umran Malik who became the highlight of the IPL 2021 when he did his debut in the IPL playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Kolkata Knight Riders he impressed everyone with his lethal pace. The right-arm pacer bowled the third fastest delivery of the IPL while playing against Delhi Capitals where he clocked 157kmph on the speed gun he bowled his fastest delivery of IPL to Delhi Capitals’ Rovman Powell.

Anrich Nortje(156.2kmph)

The South-African fast bowler is deadly with his pace plus his accuracy to deliver picture perfect yorkers during the crucial overs is what makes him more lethal, the fast bowler did his debut in the IPL 2020 playing for Delhi Capitals and in that season he was one of those bowlers who made a lot of noise with his pace. The right arm fast bowler clocked 150+ in his first over and supported his countryman Kagiso Rabada well in the bowling attack that year while bowling against Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler he bowled a delivery with the speed of 156.2 kmph which is the fourth fastest delivery in the history of IPL.

Umran Malik(156kmph)

Umran Malik has made his name in the list of the top 5 fastest bowlers in the IPL twice, as the Indian speedster recorded his second fastest delivery in the IPL after bowling a quick 157 kmph against the Delhi Capitals in 2022. He clocked 156 kmph while bowling against the same team.


Who is the fastest ever bowler in IPL history?

Shaun Tait is the fastest bowler ever in the IPL. The Australian bowler bowled a delivery with a speed of 157.7 kmph.

Who was the fastest bowler in the IPL 2023?

New Zealand’s bowler Lockie Ferguson delivered the fastest delivery of the IPL 2023; he bowled a delivery with a speed of 154.1 kmph.

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