Fast Bowling is the soul of fluttering moments in cricket world. In 70s Micheal Holding, Malcolm Marshall, Andie Roberts, Dennis Ly lie & Imran Khan won the hearts, while in 90s Waseem Akram, Waqar Younis, Allan Donald and then Bret lee, Shoaib Akhtar, Shane Bond are the Highlighted fast bowlers who earned good positions in their times.
Onwards 2010 if we see international cricketing only Dale Steyn from South Africa is the only fast bowler ranked number 1 and proved his Capability in all formats.
Lets see some of the trending & Rising fast bowlers of present time.
Mitchell Starc is a 25 years old Australian ODI Fast bowler, likes Wasim Akram as a favorite Fast bowler. He is new & an energetic addition to the Australian squad.
He’s left-handed fast bowler from New South Wales Australia and master at in-swinging the ball which a special weapon of Left-handed bowlers, when he is in form he bowls at the speed of 90 miles/hours. Being fast bowlers he is also a good all rounder, recently he proved his batting skills in India Mohali Test where he scored 99* runs.
Test Career 15 Test/50 Wickets/ Average 5 Wickets in 35.44 Innings. Best 154/6
One Day Career 41 ODI/83 Wickets Best 28/6
T20 Career Best 11/3.
Adam Milne is the young fast bowler from New Zealand with the age of 23 a latest addition to New Zealand ODI Squad.
This rising young fast bowler has not played any test match yet but his performance in ODIs deserves him to be mentioned, following the footsteps of Shane Bond he has the ability to bowl at the speed of 145 to 150 kilometers/hours.
We hope to see him and amusing us with his speed.
Not so young with the age of 32 yet a great fast bowler Muhammad Irfan is the current fast bowler in Pakistani ODI & T20 Squad.
He is the only player in cricket history with the height of 7ft 1 inch, was a regular player in domestic cricket it took some time for Muhammad Irfan to appear in International cricket.
He is from the same village from where Pakistani legend & current Pakistani Head Coach Waqar Younis belongs to, before joining proper cricket career he used to work in some sort of Pipe Factory to earn his living and belongs to poor family.
Umesh Yadav 27 years of age, a fast bowler in Indian squad after a long time. Indian soil is very rare if we see fast bowlers, even if any one dared to bowl fast ended his career in 1 to 2 years.
Umesh Yadav wanted to be a Police man but his passion of being a bowler overcame, good at reverse swing his strong body making him good at bowling fast but lets see how long Yadav can survive with this spell.
He has taken 43 wickets in just 12 matches and this is outstanding performance as far as we see in new comers.
His notable best is 93/5 in ODI
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