Top 10 Greatest Fast Bowlers of All Time

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Bowling is the essential part of the Cricket.In my Previous article I wrote a article on Top 10 Batsman.There are lots of Fastest, upstanding bowlers in the World. This platform is good for you. You can find easily Top 10 Greatest fast bowlers here.

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Here are the Complete List of Top 10 Greatest Fastest Bowlers of All time.

1. Sydney Barnes (England 1901-1914)

Sydney Francis Barnes was born in 19 April 1873 at Smethwick, Staffordshire, England  and died in 26 December 1967 at Chadsmoor, Cannock, Staffordshire, England.

sydney barnes

He was an English professional cricketer who is generally regarded as one of the greatest ever fast bowlers.His batting style was right handed and bowling style was Right arm fast-medium and leg spin. He has ability He was ranked number 1 in the ICC Best-Ever Test Championship Rating for bowlers.


2. Fred Trueman (England 1952-1965)

Frederick Sewards Trueman was born in 6 February 1931 at Scotch Springs, Stainton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England and Died in 1 July 2006 at Steeton with Eastburn, West Yorkshire, England.

Fred Trueman

He was an English cricketer, mainly active from 1948 to 1968, who played for Yorkshire and England.His Bowling style was Right arm Fast.he is 2nd list of top 10 greatest fast bowlers of all time.


3. Wasim Akram (Pakistan 1984-2003)

Wasim Akram‎ was born in 3 June 1966 at Lahore, Punjab,  Pakistan. He is a former Pakistani cricketer. He is acknowledged as one of the greatest bowlers of all time.

Wasim Akram

He is left arm fast bowler who could bowl with significant pace who represented the Pakistan national cricket team in Test cricket and One Day International  (ODI) matches.


4. Dennis Lillee (Australia 1971-1984)

Dennis Keith Lillee, was born in 18 July 1949 at Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia. He is a former Australian cricketer rated as the “outstanding fast bowler of his generation”.He is Right arm fast bowler.He has a 4th rank in the List of Top 10 Greatest Fastest Bowlers.

Dennis Lillee


5. Sir Richard Hadlee (New Zealand 1973-1990)

Sir Richard John Hadlee was born in 3 July 1951 at St Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand. He is a former New Zealand cricketer, regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers and all-rounders in cricketing history.

Sir Richard Hadlee

He is a right arm fast bowler and left handed batsmen.He has fifth rank in our list of top 10 Best fast bowlers of all time.

Sir-Richard-Hadlee career records

6. Malcolm Marshall (West Indies 1978-1991)

Malcolm Denzil Marshall was born in 18 April 1958 at Bridgetown, Barbados and Died in 4 November 1999. He was a West Indian cricketer.

Malcolm Marshall

Primarily a fast bowler, Marshall is regarded as one of the essential and fastest pace men ever to have played Test cricket. He was right arm fast bowler and right handed batsmen.He has 6th rank in our list of Top 10 Fast bowlers of all time.

Malcolm-Marshall career records

7. Glenn McGrath (Australia 1993-2007)

Glenn Donald McGrath Was born in 9 February 1970 Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia. He is a former Australian international cricketer and a commentator for Channel Nine’s  cricket  coverage  and considered as one of the greatest bowlers in cricketing history.

Glenn McGrath

He is right arm fast medium Bowler and right handed batsmen.He has 7th rank in our list of Top Fast bowlers of all time.


8. Curtly Ambrose (West Indies 1988-2000)

Sir Curtly Elconn Lynwall Ambrose Was born in 21 September 1963 at Swetes, Antigua and Barbuda. He is a former cricketer from Antigua who played 98 Test matches for the West Indies.

Curtly Ambrose

Curtly Ambrose height is 6 foot 7 inch (201Cm) who can release the ball from almost 10 foot high. he has 8th rank in our list.


9. Waqar Younis (Pakistan 1989-2003)

Waqar Younis was born in 16 November 1971 at Vehari ,Punjab ,Pakistan. He is a former Pakistani cricketer and  regarded as one of the greatest and fastest bowlers of all time Currently.

Waqar Younis

He is a right ram fast bowler and right handed batsmen.Currently he is the coach of Pakistan Cricket team. He took almost 800 international wickets with an average of under 24 per wicket in both formats and he has 9th rank in our list of Top fast bowlers of all time.


10. Dale Steyn (South Africa 2004-Still )

Dale Willem Steyn was born in 27 June 1983 at Phalaborwa, Transvaal Province, South Africa. He is a South African cricketer who plays in Tests, T20 Internationals and One Day International cricket for South Africa.

Dale Steyn

He is a right arm fast bowler and speed around around 145 – 150 km/h and has right handed bating style. He has 10th rank in our list of to 10 fast bowlers of all time.


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