Best Fast Bowlers in Cricket Historylionking_88
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He was the king of swing. He had the ability to swing the ball both side as well. He is one of the finest bowler in cricket history. He is the best bowler in test and one day match.
No doubt that Wasim Akram is the best fast bowler in the World. He could have more wickets but unfortunately he was born where no fast pitches were available & he bowled on slow dead wickets but he proved his ability and became world's greatest fast bowler.
Wasim akram not only the best fast bowler but also one of the most finest bowler of all time.
Swing ka Guru.V 197 Comments
No one can ever beat dale. Each and every batsmen will be scared about his bowling. In ipl he is the best bowler ever seen. So I vote him as the all time best bowler. There is no bowler like steyn and there will be never.
Now what happened. Right now even he is not getting place in playing eleven. - Sumit22
Dale steyn is the best fast bowler. He can swing the ball both the two sides. He is my favorite bowler. His bowling speed does not comes under 135 km/s.
HE WILL BE THE WORLD NO. 1 FAST BOWLER EVER IN CRICKET HISTORY AT THE END OF HIS CARRIER.
HE IS RECENTLY RULING THE FAST BOWLING IN WORLD CRICKET, ESPECIALLY IN TEST AS HE IS THE NO. 1 FAST BOWLER FOR LAST 4 YEARS.
I LIKE HIS AGGRESSION AND PACE.
Look at the stats...V 99 Comments
Brett lee is the world best fast bowler... I don't why he is 15% of vote... I love brett lee very much. His million dollar cute smile
Bret lee's fast is just so fast I don't know how the batsmen can hit brett lee's fast bowling he outstanding I have never seen a fast bowler so far
THE GREAT BOWLER I HAD EVER SEEN
He is my favorite bowler and I also want to become like himV 55 Comments
His line and length makes him the best. One of the few that could stop the laras and tandulkers.
He was a machine that just kept on going.
Mcgrath is far better bowler than Akram in test matches. His record, average strike rare, economy all better than akram in both forms of the game. In test which is real cricket he has 149 more wickets than Akram. His home & away record both are excellent. His percentage of wicket of top order batsman is much higher than Akram. Mcgrath is the most successful fast bowler in history of the game.
In terms of performance, consistency, accuracy, mental strength, attitude, work ethic, Glen would come first in my list. The guy went way ahead of his contemporaries despite limited speed and swing. Amazingly, it was bounce and seam movement that got him wickets - normally its not the case. Credit to his strategising, patience and metal toughness.
My top few would be
1 - Glen Macgrath
2 - Wasim Akram - Malcom Marshall - Dennis Lillee
3 - Michael Holding - Shoaib Akhtar - Brett Lee - Imran Khan
4 - Dale Steyn - Kapil Dev - Waqar Younis - Richard Hadlee
5 - Zaheer Khan - Lasith Malinga
6 - Chaminda Vaas
I have witness him literally terrorized the world's premiere batsmen over and over again. He always seem to be anxious to bowl, and possessed one of world's fesses bouncers.V 23 Comments
How is he on number 13? He should be 1st! Absolutely an amazing bowler. Just Love him.
He is a top bowler in the world. He create the bowl, if pakistan won the champians tropy 2013 please please please shoib akher come back please.
He is the fastest and the furiest! When he runs to bowl, it seems that a leopard is chasing his hunt with fastest speed and powerful zeal. He is the man who can alone fetch huge crowds in the ground. Really the best and the fastest!
He should be on place of bret lee
Because of his speed
How did he generate so much pace for a relatively short man? Died far too young and suspect suspect he would have been a great inspiration and coach to future generations in the WIS and much further afield.
Incredible bowler, but can't believe Curtly Ambrose playing 17 more test matches and with an average of 0.05 runs per wicket higher than Malcolm Marshall has not made your list. These were the two best fast bowlers ever. Full Stop
Fast leg cutters either way, vicious bouncers rising at a good length but also could make the ball speed on with little bounce. Unplayable and a very nice person
Why not number 1V 13 Comments
The greatest Fast bowler of them all
The complete bowler, could and did it all. Still considered the best by his peers and that counts for more than us cricket tragics reminiscing over our favourite era we grew up in.
The perfect combination of pace and consistency - lionking_88
In era of great batsman and bowlers
he was always outstanding.
speed, control, swing, stamina in all conditions
The best of the best
Great and number one great bowler in cricket history'i m big fan waqar younas is master blaster bowler
Our selector do not good with waqar younis
No one has much control on recerse swing as waqar had
Most complete and talented bowlerV 27 Comments
A pleasure to watch this man bowl... Sheer class
I don't understand why he got only 2 percent he is the most dangerous fast bowlers in the world ever to the game
The smoothest bowling action ever. Poetry in motion.
Sheer pleasure to watch. Effortless and smooth with a vicious bouncer and get the ball to swing at pace.V 4 Comments
He is one of the best bowler in India at the time of very bad situation he know how to bowl and he is yorker specialist
I think he should be in top 5 as he can take wickets on any pitch and he has done it a lot of times and
He is abowler who has a wonderful arm action and is the only spearhead in india team. He is an excellent bowler, must keep it up.
BestV 20 Comments
Sheer pace and length.. Bowled the finest over in history to geoffrey boycott - lionking_88
Whispering death. Sublime grace and pace.
You r the best bowler in the history of cricket
Help! How is he above Joel Garner? - AdronV 7 Comments
Malinga can bowl super fast reverse swinging yorkers in to your toe. He is a bower with slinging action and change the speed change the length regularly. I think when he is in mood greatest players even in big trouble. Beware of lion of Asia
The only bowler who has the unique bowling style and often used to take important wickets when his nation is in need
Malinga is the Best ODI and T20 bowler. No one can bowl in the death overs as he does.
Malinga is the hero of my cricket worldV 25 Comments
Tall, fast and scary... Rarely bowled a ball and when you riled him up, he would run through the opposition like a hot knife through butter. Remember Perth?
unplayable when on song and accurate most of the time - lionking_88
I thiink he is a bit underrated but his no.of wickets, average and strike rate is right up there at the top.Not to forget his athletic body and run up, accuracy and bounce. For me he is right in top 3 of all time.
He should be ranked 1V 5 Comments
Great genuinely fast bowler whose test wicket haul was achieved in an era of five home tests and an overseas tour per year, not as today with 365 days a year cricket.
FIERY FRED.. The fastest English Bowler - lionking_88
I wonder just how good he would be in the modern era.
number 2V 1 Comment
He is my favorite he is in my top ten list
How can this spud be ranked higher than Hadlee?
Watson is a batting allrounder, so how come he is the best bowlerV 1 Comment
His bowling action is wonderful then others
Voting for humid khan
Junaid khan is the best
How can this spud be ranked higher than Barnes? - AdronV 2 Comments
TEST:bond only played 18 matches but amazingly got a staggering 87 wickets the reason was he had lots of unfortunate injuries. He had an amazing average of 22.09 and NZ's best strike rate:38.7 ODI:he has set 7 New Zealand records1. Best bowling in an innings 6/19 2. Best career average 20.88 3. The most 4 wicket-plus hauls 11 all of this in only 82 matches. WOW!
Number one bowler in nz
Shane bond only one best bowler in cricket history
Best fast bowler everV 4 Comments
Look at the figures, this guy was in a team full if average players, he won games single handed. I'm not a kiwi but remember watching him bowl, he was a awesome bowler and I think it would take a good argument to put him out of a real top 3 of All time greatest bowlers
Hadlee was a game changer and all opposing teams knew it. When the ball was in his hands you knew New Zealand had a chance to win it, his present on the pitch alone was enough to put whole teams off their game.
How can we miss him? He is certainly one of the greatest of all times. He had a unique quality to lift the bowl from good length that none of the modern day fast bowlers could do.
Best Pace Bowler, having cool action yet very dangerous to batsmen. When he was in field, observers wanted to see him only. So cool was his personality, it was nice to watch the man on field. Unfortunately, he was in NZ team and played lesser tests than Aus/Eng. Cricket yet todate produce such cool action productive pace bowler.V 9 Comments
Fastest Bowler Ever. He'll soon break Shoaib Akhtar's record. The Most lethal bowler when he is consistent. An absolute match winner. Won Australia the whole Ashes series 5-0.
Fastest Bowler. He'll son break Shoaib Akhtar's record. Most lethal Bowler when he gets it right.
Recent Wicket Machine for Australia
The best bowler ever in history. Absolutely smashes everyoneV 6 Comments
He is a ever green all rounder in world cricket history
Simpy the most consistent All- Rounder.
He is wonder ful
The greatest and most good looking personality from the subcontinent everV 10 Comments
Most convincing player of 1948 invincible bradman team.best allrounder of game history.a great fast bowler with lindwall and johnston.
NO ONE WILL FORGET HIM, ESPECIALLY THE WORLD CUP 1983
Arguably, the best fast bowler India ever had. He was a real master of swing bowling. Controlled line and length with banana swing kept the batsman guessing.
The Highest run scorer against Zimbabwe, 179 Not Out Against Zimbabwe and made india win, so this is the best batsmen list right?
Bowled well in all conditions and pitches.
He has lethal outs wingers and yorkers
Pinch hitter and a superb fielder
He is a great bowler and young talent in the cricket history and I hope that he come back one day and prove every one that he is the best
Genius left arm fast bowler will be back one day
He isn't even that great? There's no way he is second - julian23
I love his bowling styleV 11 Comments
Greatest when it comes to line and length next to Glenn McGrath
He is a very fast bowler and deserves Ann award. I think there should be an award for best bowler in 2017
The best in the world at present and has done more than what others done in their entire carrier.
He has pace and has swing and is an amazing bowler
His bowling is high tech. Starc is Yorker specialist.His swing bowl is very dangerous.V 3 Comments
Why this man isn't in at least the top 5 is ridiculous! About to be the highest wicket taker in the history of the game, a mere 400 years or so. Jimmy is class personified...
He is the Best, Why he is on 28th rank.
He can Swing balls, so much that even Best batsman are in Trouble
Best pace/swing bowler figures don't lie
Jimmy Anderson is the best as far as I'm concerned. I'm 70yo and have watched all the bowlers in this list and none come near our Jimmy.. he just bowled 4 more today against the West Indies. his score was 24.12.37 for 4. 50% of overs are maidens. I will agree that England would be rather at a loss without him in the side. I remember Bret Lee saying "I wish them too were Aussies" as he pointed out Freddie Flintoff and Jimmy Anderson. Ricky Ponting agreed with him. Ray Cooke.V 4 Comments
He has brilliant swinging ability and even the best batsmen are afraid of facing his bowling.
The fastest bowler in the history of cricket, nobody can match him for pace
He is the most brillaint idiot
UselessV 1 Comment
1. one of the unpredictable bowler
Accuracy is his weapon
Best bowler in the world
He is the best bowler in India and the king of swingV 1 Comment
Are you trying to tell me that someone with a 41.52 bowling average is ranked at 26? This just proves that the voters know zero about Cricket, wake up to yourselves and recognize the greats of the game before these drop kicks.
He is a great dedicated player with very good bowling skills.
He is all time great for his country and entire world. He is a fighter. Love you Mash.
Mashrafe is the best captain in the world.he is great bowler.as a player,he always played for supporters to make them happy.he is a legend.V 9 Comments
I don't know why he is at the bottom of the list.. One of the greatest fast bowler of all times.
Most Success Opening Baller.
He is the 2nd greatest left arm fast bowler of all time
He is most dangerous opening fast ballerV 5 Comments
Can't believe he was left off the list. Fast, fast and then fast.
The fastest of them all
Short run-up and bang. Great to watch
Can't believe he was left out of top 10,fastest of the fast,best of the best,& did it with style.V 1 Comment
Present time he is the ultimate sultan of swing balling. Not only that he has variation which added extra spice to his ability
This man will surely make a history
He is the supermen bowler in cricket history
Sultan of swingV 6 Comments
So my brother is your friend and you are in RCB so my brother is like you very much because Virat Kohli is my brother's best batter
He is really a very agressive bowler with a spine shivering pace
Best in the world should replace wasim akram from list number 1 umesh yadav
His line and lengh are so good...V 2 Comments
Wicket taking machine.. Truly great and respected even by the australians - lionking_88
THE DEADLY WEAPON OF ENGLAND
The greatest his average per wkt is best
DeathSnake of England - Adron
He is a killer shahid afridi
One of the Greatest Pakistani bowlers in history and best in present
He comes at 10 fastest bowler currently whereas he is the tallest crickter in the cricket history and he is a left hand fast bowler
He is awesome and if great Waqar Younus could spend some time on him...
Please how can you not like him and his bowling home and dale steyn
His bowling speed one time 173kph in ipl 2013
He is best
Morne morkel before kapil dev and mortaza and CHRIS MORRRIS! HOW COME? ALL OF THEM ARE BETTER THAN THE DUMB MORKEL
Fastest Indian Bowler ever bowled around 156kmh.
Amazing Srinath Can bowl to anyone and easily bowl them.fastest Indian bowler.2003 World Cup superstar.Can you imagine another Javagal Srinath.
The one bowler no batsman would want to face.. How is he not the best
For a period in the mid 80s this guy was virtually impossible to play especially in odis
Instead of voting for your favourite 20/20 player *cough* *Indians* *cough* take the the time and look at past players before you vote/comment. Having Joel Garner at 48 makes zero sense, this just shows how little you people actually know about cricket.
He's not even a fast bowler...
How is he on this list he isint even a fast bowler
A gentle giant with great precision and speed.
Deadly combo with ambrose
West indies have produced no of fast bowlers MR walsh was accurate with nagging length
It's a future of Indian fast bowling
He is a good bowler for picking up wicket and is very useful in t20.
He is not worth to be a fast bowler
I agree he is destroyed because of conspiracy
England and India together ruined his career. otherwise we found our mc'grath in him.
My favourite bowler king of swing
He has played wonderfully in ipl and I hope he continues to do so.
I love Hamid Hassan we all afghan proud of him
Only good while bowling to tail-enders - Adron
Our Hero Of Afghanistan
I also froud of you hamid lalaV 1 Comment
Second fastest bowler ever
The no1 fastest bowler and stylis bowler
He takes hat trick of hat trick
who he is?
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