10 Fastest Deliveries in IPL History, 150+ Balls by Indian Bowlers | Full List IPL 2024 Updated
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Fastest Deliveries in IPL: Over the years, the Indian Premier League (IPL) has unearthed several domestic talents, who have kept everyone on their toes with their raw pace. One such pacer who recently came to light was Mayank Yadav. The Delhi-based pacer rattled the entire opposition with his startling pace, last night at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.

Mayank Yadav, playing for Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in match number 11 of the IPL 2024, hurled thunderbolts at the Punjab Kings (PBKS) batter and was successful in troubling them big time. The pacer managed to clock 155.8 KMPH in his debut game, which saw him make an immediate impact for his side.

The 21-year-old pacer managed to bag three wickets as well, besides hurling a barrage of thunderbolts against Punjab Kings (PBKS). He got rid of Jonny Bairstow, Prabhsimran Singh and Jitesh Sharma during the game.

Interestingly, this is not the first time a pacer has suddenly burst into the scene with his scathing deliveries. Earlier, Umran Malik drew everyone’s attention with his pace when he stunned RCB with five consecutive deliveries which clocked over 150 KMPH.

However, he recorded his best figures as far as the pace was concerned back in IPL 2022 when he delivered 157 KMPH delivery, which largely cemented his position as a key prospect for the Indian team in the coming years.

There are many such examples in the international arena as well. This article will lead you through players with the 10 fastest deliveries in IPL history.

10 Fastest Deliveries in IPL History

10 Fastest Deliveries in IPL History, 150+ Balls by Indian Bowlers | Full List IPL 2024 Updated
Australian pacer Shaun Tait holds the record of fastest delivery in the IPL history | Image: IPL

Former Australian pacer Shaun Tait reserves the record for the fastest delivery in the IPL history. The speedster delivered a dazzling 157.71 back in IPL 2011 when he represented Rajasthan Royals (RR). Interestingly, Tait also holds the record for bowling second fastest delivery (161.1 kmph).

The second fastest delivery in IPL history came off the arms of Kiwi pacer Lokie Ferguson, who clocked 157.3 kmph for Gujarat Titans (GT) during IPL 2022.

Jammu Kashmir pacer Umran Malik, during the IPL 2022, caught everyone’s attention when he bowled 157 kmph. Notably, 157 Kmph is still the fastest ball delivered by the Indian pacer in IPL history.

Below is the complete list of 10 Fastest Deliveries in IPL History:

  • Shaun Tait: 157.71 KMPH
  • Lokie Ferguson: 157.3 KMPH
  • Umran Malik: 157 KMPH
  • Anrich Nortje: 156.22 KMPH
  • Umran Malik: 156 KMPH
  • Anrich Nortje: 155.1 KMPH
  • Umran Malik: 154.8 KMPH
  • Anrich Nortje: 154.7 KMPH
  • Dale Steyn: 154.40 KMPH
  • Kagiso Rabada: 154.23 KMPH

150+ Balls by Indian Bowlers

10 Fastest Deliveries in IPL History, 150+ Balls by Indian Bowlers | Full List IPL 2024 Updated
Mayank Yadav | Image: IPLT20

SRH pacer Umran Malik still holds the record of bowling the quickest delivery by an Indian bowler in IPL history. He bowled a 157 KMPH thunderbolt during IPL 2022 against Delhi Capitals (DC). The second quickest is again from Umran Malik, however, young Mayank Yadav bowled well against Punjab Kings to slot himself at the third place in the elite list.

BowlerBowling speedOpponentYear
Umran Malik157 km/hDelhi Capitals2022
Umran Malik156 km/hDelhi Capitals2022
Mayank Yadav155.8 km/hPunjab Kings2024
Umran Malik154 km/hChennai Super Kings2023
Navdeep Saini152.85 km/hMumbai Indians2019
*Updated as of March 31, 2024.

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