of Pakistan is the world's fastest bowler
. Shoaib Akhtar, famously known as the 'Rawalpindi Express,'
is the fastest bowler in cricket history. During the Cricket
World Cup 2003
, Pakistan's right-arm bowler bowled the fastest delivery in international cricket
. In a match against
England in Capetown
, Akhar, who has always preferred bowling fast, clocked 161.3 km/hr.
In the midst of all the cricket excitement, his aggressive bowling, and unusual movement always stole the show.
During his time with Pakistan, Akhtar got 178 Test wickets and 247 ODI wickets
. He currently has a large fan base in his native nation and is well-known for his game analysis.
1. Pakistan - Shoaib Akhtar - 161.3 km/hr (100.2 mph) Vs England.
2. Australia - Brett Lee - 161.1 km/hr (100.1 mph) Vs New Zealand
3. Australia - Shaun Tait - 161.1 km/hr (100.1 mph) Vs England
4. Australia - Jeff Thomson - 160.6 km/hr (99.8 mph) Vs West Indies
5. Australia - Mitchell Starc - 160.4 km/hr (99.7 mph) Vs New Zealand
6. West Indies - Andy Roberts - 159.5 km/hr (99.1 mph) Vs Australia
7. West Indies - Fidel Edwards - 157.7 km/hr (97.9 mph) Vs South Africa
8. Australia - Mitchell Johnson - 156.8 km/hr (97.4 mph) Vs England
9. Pakistan - Mohammad Sami - 156.4 km/hr (97.1 mph) Vs Zimbabwe
10. New Zealand - Shane Bond - 156.4 km/hr (97.1 mph) Vs India