5 best fast bowlers in world of cricket

Fast bowling is the irreplaceable ingredient of cricket. Be it Test cricket where they come all charging up with 90+ miles bouncers, in swingers or be it ODI where they bowl smartly. Fast bowlers add this crunch to the game of Cricket. We look at the 5 best fast bowlers in the world right now.

Kagiso Rabada (South Africa)

A young talented fast bowler from the land whose pace bowling attack is always admirable. Kagiso Rabada is one of the best bowlers in the world of cricket right now. With just 22 years of age, Rabada has already taken 102 wickets in 22 test matches he has played. His performance is also impressive in ODIs where he has taken 70 wickets in 43 matches. He bowls 140-150 kph easily.

Josh Hazlewood (Australia)

Josh Hazlewood is one of the talented young fast bowlers in the Australian pace attack. He has claimed 125 wickets in 33 Test matches he has played. In the last year or so, he has gained the speed as well and comfortably bowls at 140-145 kph. He is vital part of Australian ODI squad and is very accurate with his line and length.

Jasprit Bumrah (India)

He is talented, he is young and he is versatile. Bumrah is one priced asset of Team India. He is known for his accurate line especially in death overs and with his variations, he is someone you can put your money on. In the 28 ODIs he has played, Bumrah has claimed 52 wickets with an impressive average of 22.28. It’s all due to his hard work and improvement, Bumrah has been included in the Indian Test squad for the upcoming South African tour.

Mitchell Starc (Australia)

Undoubtedly the best left arm fast bowler in the world right now. Mitchell Starc is the force to reckon with. With his accurate line and high speed, he can rattle any batting order on a fast pitch. With his 1.96m height, Mitchell Starc is known to produce accurate bouncers and perfectly shot pitched deliveries. He has an average of 27.54 in 38 test matches where he has claimed 162 wickets. In ODIs his average is even more impressive (20.13) with 134 wickets in 68 matches.

Hasan Ali (Pakistan)

From the land of great swingers, comes another bowler who has lots of variations in his attack. Hasan Ali is important to Pakistan’s bowling unit. Since his ODI debut in August 2016, Hasan Ali is improving match after match. He has taken 56 wickets in 26 one day matches. His impressive bowling figures has taken him to the top of ICC Rankings in One day Internationals. Due to his talent, he has also made it to the test squad of Pakistan.


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