IPL's Top 5 Fastest Bowlers of All Time

IPL's Top 5 Fastest Bowlers of All Time

Fast bowlers form the backbone of any T20 team, and possessing variations in their arsenal can make them even more lethal. In the shortest format of the game, having high-quality fast bowlers is crucial beyond measure.

Players such as Trent Boult, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah, Brett Lee, and Zaheer Khan epitomize blistering pace and deadly accuracy in the IPL. Their knack for bowling toe-crushing yorkers and deceptive slower deliveries sets them apart.

In recent years, Indian cricket has seen significant rewards in the development of fast bowlers, exemplified by players like Umran Malik, who consistently hits speeds of 150 mph. Now, Mayank Yadav has emerged, clocking 156.7 kmph, marking the fastest delivery of the 2024 IPL season to date. Additionally, he holds the record for the most 155+ kmph deliveries in IPL history.We've uncovered the top 5 fastest deliveries ever bowled in IPL history to recognize this achievement. Let's closely examine these speedsters.

5. Mayank Yadav - 156.7 kmph

Mayank Yadav, hailing from Delhi, has transformed into a remarkable discovery for the Lucknow SuperGiants team. Yadav bought for the base price of 20 lakh in the IPL 2023 Auctions and missed out on the season due to an injury.Entering IPL 2024, Yadav has performed remarkably in his first two games.Mayank Yadav has taken six wickets in just two games, consistently bowling over 150 kmph while also maintaining tight lengths.

In his second IPL game against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, he delivered at 156.7 mph, making it the fastest delivery of IPL 2024 and the fourth fastest in IPL history.

4. Umran Malik - 157 kmph

Umran Malik, known as the Jammu Express, amazed Indian fans with his pace when he debuted in the IPL with Sunrisers Hyderabad. His sheer speed deceived even the best batters, but his inconsistency in lengths proved to be costly for the young Indian speedster. During IPL 2022, while facing the Delhi Capitals, Umran delivered numerous of the fastest deliveries ever recorded in IPL history.

The fastest delivery occurred when he reached a speed of 157, marking not only the quickest delivery of the season but also the third-fastest in IPL history.

3. Lockie Ferguson - 157.3 kmph

The Kiwi speedster, Lockie Ferguson, renowned for his prowess in bowling during the middle and death overs, also possesses the capability to unleash sheer pace against the batters. His precision yorkers in the latter stages of the innings played a crucial role in helping Gujarat Titans clinch their maiden IPL title in 2022.

During IPL 2022, while representing the Gujarat Titans, Ferguson delivered a fiery bolt to a Rajasthan Royals batter, marking the second-fastest delivery in the history of the Indian Premier League.

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2. Gerald Coetzee - 157.4 kmph

The Proteas fast bowler, Gerald Coetzee, is emerging as one of the fastest bowlers in today's cricket world. He has succeeded in outfoxing the world's top batters with his speed and precision.

He achieved the feat of bowling the second-fastest delivery in IPL history in just three games, but he is still to make a significant impact for his franchise, Mumbai Indians.Coetzee gained popularity due to his recent international cricket performances, in which he showcased his fiery pace by dismissing some of the world's greatest batters.

Now, making his mark in the IPL, he delivered a 157.4 Kmph delivery against the Rajasthan Royals, marking the second-fastest delivery in the league's history.

1. Shaun Tait - 157.7 kmph

The former Australian fast bowler, Shaun Tait, known for his ability to unsettle the world's best batters, was a prominent figure for the Rajasthan Royals team during his playing years. He represented the Rajasthan Royals for four seasons and appeared in just 21 games throughout his IPL career.

To demonstrate his bowling fierceness, he delivered the fastest delivery, clocking 157.7, in the Indian Premier League during the 2011 season, a record that still stands.This demonstrates that he was one of the rarest players in the world, possessing such high speed along with utmost accuracy and consistency.


In conclusion, the IPL has witnessed some of the fastest bowlers in cricket history, leaving fans in awe with their blistering pace and accuracy. From Shaun Tait's record-breaking delivery to Mayank Yadav's recent exploits, these speedsters have etched their names in IPL folklore. The Cricket Live Line app and website allow you to stay updated on all cricket action, including live updates on fast bowling feats. Whether you're a cricket enthusiast or a live line guru, Fast Live Line ensures you never miss a moment of excitement.

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