Top 10 Greatest Fast Bowlers of All Time
1. Sydney Barnes (England1901-1914)
Sydney Francis Barnes (19 April 1873 – 26 December 1967) was an English expert cricketer who is by and large viewed as one of the best ever bowlers. He was correct given and played at a pace that differed from medium to quick medium with the capacity to make the ball both swing and sever from or leg. He is the fastest bowler to accomplish Test wickets ever. He is one of the quickest bowler on the planet.
2. Fred Trueman (England 1952-1965)
Frederick Sewards Trueman, OBE (6 February 1931 – 1 July 2006) was an English cricketer who later turned into a well known telecaster. He was a right-gave batsman and right-arm quick bowler who played for Yorkshire and England. Trueman is for the most part recognized as one of the best bowlers in cricket history, and was the main bowler to take 300 wickets in Test cricket. Alongside Brian Statham, Trueman opened the England knocking down some pins for a long time, framing a standout amongst the most well known rocking the bowling alley organizations in Test cricket history. Albeit best known for his accomplishments with the ball, Trueman was additionally an extraordinary defender, particularly at leg slip, and a helpful late request batsman who made three top of the line hundreds of years.
3. Wasim Akram (Pakistan 1984-2003)
Wasim Akram (born 3 June 1966) is a previous Pakistani top notch cricketer, cricket reporter and TV character. He is recognized as one of the best bowlers ever. A left-arm quick bowler who could bowl with noteworthy pace, he spoke to the Pakistan cricket group in Test cricket and One Day International (ODI) matches. In October 2013, Wasim Akram was the main Pakistani cricketer to be named in an untouched Test World XI to stamp the 150th commemoration of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanac.
4. Dennis Lillee (Australia 1971-1984)
Dennis Keith Lille, AM, MBE (born 18 July 1949) is a previous Australian cricketer evaluated as the “remarkable quick bowler of his age”. Lille was known for his red hot personality, ‘never amazing’ and prominence with the fans.
In the early piece of his vocation Lillee was a to a great degree quick bowler, yet various pressure cracks in his back relatively finished his profession. Going up against a strict wellness administration, he battled his way back to full wellness, in the long run coming back to global cricket. When of his retirement from global cricket in 1984 he had turned into the then world record holder for most Test wickets (355), and had solidly settled himself as a standout amongst the most unmistakable and prestigious Australian sportsmen ever.
5. Sir Richard Hadlee (New Zealand 1973-1990)
Sir Richard Hadlee was designated MBE in 1980 and knighted in 1990 for administrations to cricket. He is a previous executive of the New Zealand leading body of selectors. In December 2002, he was picked by Wisden as the second most noteworthy Test bowler ever. In March 2009, Hadlee was honored as one of the Twelve Local Heroes, and a bronze bust of him was revealed outside the Christchurch Arts Center.
On 3 April 2009, Sir Richard Hadlee was accepted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. Sir Richard is the most unmistakable individual from the Hadlee cricket playing family.
6. Malcolm Marshall (West Indies 1978-1991)
Malcolm Marshall was born in Bridgetown, Barbados. His father, Denzil DeCoster Edghill was also an outstanding cricketer that played for Kingspark cricket club in St. Philip the son of Claudine (née Edghill) and Guirdwood Ifill, was a policeman, but died in a traffic accident when Marshall was one year old. His mother was Eleanor. Malcolm had three half-brothers and three half-sisters. He grew up in the parish of Saint Michael, Barbados and was educated at St Giles Boys’ School from 1963 to 1969 and then at Parkinson Comprehensive from 1969 to 1973.
7. Glenn McGrath (Australia 1993-2007)
Glenn Donald McGrath AM (born 9 February 1970) is a former Australian cricketer, who played all formats of the game for fourteen years. He was a fast-medium pace bowler and is considered one of the greatest bowlers in cricketing history, and a leading contributor to Australia’s domination of world cricket from the early-1990s to the early 21st century.
8. Curtly Ambrose (West Indies 1988-2000)
Sir Curtly Elconn Lynwall Ambrose, KCN (born 21 September 1963) is a previous cricketer from Antigua who played 98 Test matches for the West Indies. A quick bowler, he took 405 Test wickets at a normal of 20.99 and topped the ICC Player Rankings for quite a bit of his vocation to be evaluated the best bowler on the planet. His incredible stature—he is 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 m) tall—enabled him to influence the ball to skip strangely high after he conveyed it; unified to his pace and precision, it made him a troublesome bowler for batsmen to confront. A man of few words amid his vocation, he was famously hesitant to address columnists.
9. Waqar Younis (Pakistan 1989-2003)
Waqar Younis Maitla (born 16 November 1971) is a previous Pakistani cricketer and a previous Test and ODI skipper for Pakistan. A right-arm quick bowler, Waqar is viewed as one of the best bowlers ever. He is additionally the previous mentor of the Pakistani cricket group. He is the present Fast Bowling Coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League for 2018.
Starting at 2012, he holds the record for the most youthful Pakistani Test commander and the third most youthful Test skipper ever (22 years 15 days). He played 87 Tests and 262 One Day International (ODI) matches for Pakistan amid his universal cricket profession from 1989 to 2003.
10. Dale Steyn (South Africa 2004- )
Dale Willem Steyn (born 27 June 1983) is a South African cricketer who plays in Tests, T20 Internationals and One Day International cricket for South Africa. Steyn plays local cricket in South Africa for Titans. He is a right-arm quick bowler, and can bowl at rates of around 145– 156 km/h (his speediest being recorded at 156.2 km/h amid the 2010 IPL, Bangalore Royal Challengers against Kolkata Knight Riders). His speediest ball in global cricket was timed at 155.7 km/h (96.8 mph) against New Zealand, making him tied for fourth quickest dynamic bowler with Lasith Malinga starting at 3 January 2015. Steyn held the record for the quickest South African to achieve 100 wickets in Test Match cricket, an accomplishment he accomplished on 2 March 2008. Before Ravichandran Ashwin broke the record, Steyn held the record of taking the most number of wickets – 78 – in a home season, 2007– 08.
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