India is often not considered a fast bowlers nation because we have produced some top-class batsmen in world cricket. But in this article, we have brought you a very interesting stat that shows the hidden talent of Indian pacers. So here are the 5 fastest deliveries bowled by Indian pacers.
#5 Navdeep Saini
Indian right-arm pacer, Navdeep Saini is famous for his speed. He played only a few matches for team India but he has played many in IPL. He bowled 152.85 kmph ball I in the 2019 edition of the Indian premier league.
#4 Umran Malik
Umran Malik impressed everyone in IPL 2021 and the only reason behind his success was his speed. He can touch that 150 kmph very easily and in IPL 2022 he broke the record when he bowled a 153 kmph ball.
#3 Mohammed Shami
Indian right-arm pacer, Mohammed Shami is one of the most important bowlers of team India, especially in test format. Shami is no doubt a world-class bowler with a combination of speed and accuracy both. In the 2014 India tour of Australia, Shami bowled a 153.2 kmph delivery in a third test match at Melbourne which is now the third fastest by an Indian pacer.
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#2 Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah is currently India’s best all-format bowler. Bumrah is consistent in every format and the way he changes himself according to conditions and format is simply amazing. In the 2018 Bordar Gavaskar trophy, Jasprit Bumrah bowled 153.26 kmph ball in the first test match of the series which is the second fastest by an Indian pacer.
#1 Javagal Srinath
At No.1 surprising us all, it is former Indian speedster, Javagal Srinath who touched the mark of 157 kmph on the 1996 South Africa tour. Javagal Srinath bowled the fastest delivery by an Indian bowler that is 157 kmph which is still at No.1.