In Cricket most preference has been given to batsmans, but many bowlers have ruled the game with their bowling.
Cricket have produced many fast bowlers till today. Many batsmans have got injured by deliveries of fast bowlers.2–3 decades ago, Bowlers used to get lot of help in wickets and mostly tracks were fast, deadly. Dennis Lillee, Curtly Ambrose, Waqar Younis and Shoaib Akhtar etc. are known as deadly bowlers of all time.In today’s Cricket very less tracks are there which are helpful for fast bowlers and hardly rules are in the favour of bowlers.
Hardly there is swing in some tracks, most pitches are batting friendly. But still, there are fast bowlers who can trouble batsman with their pace, bounce and length. So, here are fastest bowlers in Cricket in 2022: –
Arguably, the best fast bowler in World in recent times, Jasprit Bumrah has worked lot on his fitness and with his death bowling varieties, he has added pace as well. He bowls regularly at 140+ kmph. His fast yorkers and bouncers are unplayable and he has got good success with it. In 2018 Test series against Australia, he bowled his fastest ball(153.26km/hr) at the Adelaide Oval.
New Zealand fast bowler who was in the team because of his pace. Adam Milne regularly deliveries touch 150 km/hr regularly and his fastest ball was clocked at 153.2 Km/hr. Adam Milne was New Zealand’s third fast bowler in ICC World Cup 2015. He played every league game in World Cup after that he got injured. Milne is struggling to find his place in Blackcaps side, but he was part of ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
Australian pace spearhead in Tests, Pat Cummins in his earlier days used to bowl at average speed of 135 km/hr. But his hard work must be appreciated. He has improved his running speed and bowling speed. Today, Pat Cummins is ranked No 1 in Tests and his average speed has increased by 6 to 7 miles km/hr. Cummins bowled his fastest ball in IPL 2017(153.56 km/hr).