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Who is the fastest bowler in India? Top 17 Fastest Bowler in India: Unleashing the Fury

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Call them lethal guns or a pace spearhead, pace bowlers set the cricket games ablaze. Watching these bowlers taking a long run-up and delivering the ball at rocket speed is a treat for cricket fans. And what when the ball swings, edges after deceiving the batsman, and is carried over the slip! The game of cricket has undergone many changes. With the game getting increasingly competitive, and the batsmen more powerful, bowlers are breaking newer speed records. Today, let us glance through the 17 fastest bowlers in India.

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While the country has been famous for creating World-class spinners, pacers have always taken a back seat. However, that is not true today. Over challenging away tours, India’s pace attack has started making a point. The speedsters are not only consistent but incisive as well. On that note, we advise our readers to pad up; wear your safety gear and face the top 17 Indian fast bowlers in all formats!

List of Fastest Bowler in India

S.N Fastest Bowler In India Fastest ball by Indian
1 Umran Malik (IPL) 157 km/h (Fastest ball bowled by an Indian – IPL 2022, against DC)
2 Javagal Srinath 154.5 km/h
3 Irfan Pathan 153.7 km/h
4 Mohammed Shami 153.3 km/h
5 Jasprit Bumrah 153.26 km/h
6 Navdeep Saini 152.85
7 Ishant Sharma 152.6 km/h
8 Varun Aaron 152.5 km/h
9 Umesh Yadav 152.2 km/h
10 Mohammad Nisar 150+
11 Ashish Nehra 149.7 km/h
12 S Sreesanth 149.3 km/h
13 Shivam Mavi 149.3 km/h
14 RP Singh 147 km/h
15 Ajit Agarkar 145.5 km/h
16 Zaheer Khan 145.1 km/h
17 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 140 km/h

Umran Malik: 157 kmph – Fastest bowlers in India

Umran Malik - fastest bowler in India | KreedOn
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Umran Malik was born on 22nd November 1999. He is an Indian cricketer from J&K. Umar made his T20 debut on 18th January 2021. He was playing for J&K in the 2020–21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. The young cricketer made his List A debut on 27 Feb 2021, for Jammu & Kashmir in the 2020–21 Vijay Hazare Trophy. Things got lucky for Umar Malik when in Sept 2021 he was named a short-term Covid-19 replacement for T. Natarajan by the Sunrisers Hyderabad. He is one of the fastest bowlers in India.

On 3rd Oct. 2021, he made his debut in the IPL, against Kolkata Knight Riders. During the 49th match of the Indian Premier League 2021, he gained attention during the match between SRH and RCB, when he bowled 5 straight deliveries of speed more than 150 km/hr. On 5th May 2022, Umran Bowled the fastest ball by an Indian bowler. Playing against DC he clocked 157 kmph.

Umran Malik Bowling Stats (Fastest ball by an Indian)

FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
ODI 10 9 366 399 13 3/57 3/57 30.69 6.54 28.1 0 0 0
T20I 8 8 139 243 11 3/48 3/48 22.09 10.48 12.6 0 0 0
FC 7 12 752 560 12 3/25 4/121 46.66 4.46 62.6 0 0 0
List A 14 13 564 627 15 3/57 3/57 41.8 6.67 37.6 0 0 0
T20 53 53 1064 1609 65 5/25 5/25 24.75 9.07 16.3 3 1 0
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Akshay Badwe
Akshay Badwe
The God taught me to love everybody but the most ones I learned to love are the athletes. Desire, determination and discipline takes me to a great deal of love towards sports. One can call me an avid sport maniac because I love to pen down some glorious content on sports. Being from journalism background with experience in media from couple of years I would like to keep this legacy going and now joining Kreedon gives me one more platform to explore the new world. I am always up to have a word on sports with a coffee.

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