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Fastest Balls in IPL History, Top 10 Fastest Deliveries in IPL

By Kaif - March 20, 2024 - Last updated on Apr 03, 2024 10:19 AM
Fastest Balls in IPL History, Top 10 Fastest Deliveries in IPL

IPL has always been considered a batsman's game. However, even after this, many times fast bowlers win the hearts of the fans with their swing and speed. In the history of IPL, many fast bowlers have stunned the batsmen with their speed. Among them, 10 names have been mentioned here who have made the record of bowling the fastest ball in IPL history. So let's know about the top 10 fastest balls in IPL history.

Top 10 Fastest Deliveries in IPL

Pos Player Name Speed (kmph) Team IPL Season
1 Shaun Tait 157.71 Delhi Daredevils IPL 2011
2 Lockie Ferguson 157.3 Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL 2022
3 Umran Malik 157 Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL 2022
4 Mayank Yadav 156.7 Lucknow Super Giants IPL 2024
5 Anrich Nortje 156.22 Delhi Capitals IPL 2020
6 Umran Malik 156 Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL 2022
7 Anrich Nortje 155.1 Delhi Capitals IPL 2020
8 Umran Malik 154.8 Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL 2022
9 Anrich Nortje 154.7 Delhi Capitals IPL 2020
10 Dale Steyn 154.4 Deccan Chargers IPL 2012

Fastest Balls in IPL History

5. Anrich Nortje - 156.22 kmph

Anrich Nortje

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In the 2020 season of IPL, Anrich Nortje bowled the fourth fastest ball in IPL history. Anrich Nortje is a South African cricketer who is currently contracted by Delhi Capitals for the 2023 season. Nortje bowled the fourth fastest ball to Rajasthan Royals' Jos Buttler at a speed of 156.22 kmph.

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Mayank Yadav - 156.7

Fastest Balls in IPL History

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Mayank Yadav bowled the fastest ball of this season in the match against RCB on 2024. He broke his own record. Actually, in the match against Punjab, Mayank had bowled the ball at a speed of 155.8 km per hour. At the same time, against Bengaluru, he improved his own record by throwing the ball at a speed of 156.7 km per hour. This is the fastest ball so far this season. And he is the 4th bowler to do so in overall IPL history.

3. Umran Malik - 157

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Umran Malik has been constantly in the news with the fastest balls in IPL history. He is now India's fastest bowler and in the IPL 2022 season, he bowled the third fastest ball in IPL history. He represents Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League of cricket. Umran Malik bowled the third fastest ball in IPL 2022 against Delhi Capitals' Rovman Powell - at a speed of 157 kmph.

2. Lockie Ferguson - 157.3

Lockie Ferguson

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Lockie Ferguson bowled the fastest ball in IPL 2022, which was the second fastest ball in IPL history. Lockie Ferguson won the award for the fastest ball of the tournament after bowling a speed of 157.3 kmph against Rajasthan Royals. Ferguson is known for his fast bowling, and he did so several times during IPL 2022.

1. Shaun Tait - 157.71

Shaun Tait

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Fastest ball in IPL history: The fastest ball ever bowled in an IPL match was by Shaun Tait. In 2011, when Aaron Finch was playing for Delhi Daredevils, he recorded a speed of 157.71 kilometers per hour. He was one of the fastest bowlers not only in IPL but in entire cricket. He played for Rajasthan Royals for four seasons, appearing in 21 matches and taking 23 wickets. However, due to persistent injuries his career ended much sooner than some other fast bowlers of his era.

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