Anrich Nortje gained attention as soon as he played his debut T20I game for South Africa in a series against India in 2019 in Mohali. Since then, his racing deliveries have been leaving a mark around the world. In his debut season in IPL 2020, he bowled the second fastest delivery in the history of the league, clocking 155.2 mph against Rajasthan Royals.
Malik has been ringing bells with noteworthy performances ever since the tournament began. He took his first five-wicket haul in T20 cricket against Gujarat Titans. Since then, his confidence while bowling in the last overs has increased day by day. He has successfully created fear among the top batsmen of the world with the exuberant power of his right arm.
The fast bowler from South Africa Anrich Nortje is currently one of the top fastest bowlers in the world. He has been consistently hitting 150kmph+ for the past few IPL seasons now. He ranks seventh in the ICC Men’s T20I rankings of bowlers. The 28-year-old pacer, year on year is proving to be a great bowler in the shortest format of cricket.
Umran is definitely proving the SRH management right in retaining him with his consistency in bowling over 150kmph in every match. Although he has not been economical with those deliveries, it still manages to rattle the batsman’s confidence. With 15 wickets in 10 matches, he maintains an economy of 8.92 this season.
Shaun Tait, an Australian cricketer was the fastest bowler in the world in his early career. He was dubbed as ‘The Wild Thing’ because of his slinging bowling action. He retired from all forms of cricket in 2017. Pakistan national cricket team roped in the prodigy as a bowling coach in the year 2022.