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.
He was the greatest the history of cricket. Great swing and pace. Indian batsmen were scared of him and Waqar. When they were in cricket, Tendulkar and dravid etc. We're like little kittens.V 165 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.
Best bowler everV 90 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
The legend... The fast throttling missile producer between the wickets... Undobtedly the number 1 bowler from the 1990's to current age... no one can beat him...V 52 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
Only one whom the Laras and Tendulkars feared.V 17 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 is an amazing bowler and deserves to be at number 1 absolutely. He is the most aggressive and the fastest bowler Pakistan has ever produced and the world has ever seen.V 54 Comments
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
He should be no1, how is wasim no1? Waqar played much less than wasim and stayne and had more average wickets per match. His banana swing delivery is better than wasimʿs. Think before you voteV 23 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
Best fast bowler ever! Could bowl with sheer pace, deadly accuracy, could swing it both ways, could cut it both ways, and could bowl very long spells! Sheer class - julian23V 4 Comments
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.
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
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
The best I'll put Akram, Marshall, Younis and Ambrose ahead of any others amazingly all played at a similar time.V 11 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.
Ayo umann he's ard styllV 17 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.
You are the king of yorkers.You proved that there is not only one way for bowling.Hair is stylish as the bowling.Kept the name Sri Lanka in the top.Long live.Please kill SumathiV 19 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
With Lindwall, the smoothest approach to the wicket, and a classical side on flowing powerful action... Poetry in motion
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
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.
One of best action he had while bowling.V 2 Comments
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
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
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
He is unparallelV 3 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
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.
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.
Hadlee played less games than most people on this list he also could bat well
and besides Brett Lee is just speed not substance
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
Acoorind to me he should be 2 posiyion he is one of the grest baller of all timeV 4 Comments
He is a ever green all rounder in world cricket history
Simpy the most consistent All- Rounder.
He is wonder ful
Best all rounder and a successful captain from Pakistan! - syedahmedV 9 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.
venomV 4 Comments
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
Can swing it with amazing pace, an absolute wonder of a bowler.V 6 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
One of the worlds topest bowler who can bowl inswing as well as out swing perfectlyV 2 Comments
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
160 in a test match...V 1 Comment
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
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?
Best fast bowler India has ever produced.V 2 Comments
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
West indies have produced no of fast bowlers MR walsh was accurate with nagging length
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 an inspiration for his country and cricket.
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 8 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
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...V 1 Comment
He is the best English bowler of his generation.
He can swing it both ways,he is dangerous on any surface now and he proves all the time.
On his day he is unplayable.
A great team man and s good leader of the pack.
I am not satisfied by this rank jimy shuld be after w.akram he is now 3rd most wicket taker fast bowler in test by taking 454 wicket in 116 matches I think v less matches then other and hopefully he wil be nbr one test fast bowler
James Andeson is next Akram.Today's king of swing.Nobody wants to face him.Always under pressure when facing him.England are a junkyard team without Anderson.He rules England cricket.
Can't believe he was left off the list. Fast, fast and then fast.
The fastest of them all
The most unplayable bowler on any wicket
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.
Very disciplined bowler.
Jealous Indians have pit him at the bottom of the list.No one will get a hattrick in first 3 balls in an innings.V 3 Comments
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 yadavV 2 Comments
He has played wonderfully in ipl and I hope he continues to do so.V 1 Comment
Amazing Srinath Can bowl to anyone and easily bowl them.fastest Indian bowler.2003 World Cup superstar.Can you imagine another Javagal Srinath.V 1 Comment
I agree he is destroyed because of conspiracy
England and India together ruined his career. otherwise we found our mc'grath in him.
I love Hamid Hassan we all afghan proud of him
Only good while bowling to tail-enders - AdronV 3 Comments
Second fastest bowler ever
The no1 fastest bowler and stylis bowler
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
Bhuvi is bestV 4 Comments
It's a future of Indian fast bowling
He takes hat trick of hat trick
who he is?
Sorry I have not seen this bowler Indian sorry I hope very sorry
One run up the ground - Adron
Can't believe this incredible weapon of a fast bowler is just #49? Seriously? And are Geoff Thompson and Mike Proctor not on this list? Or Willis, or Snow, or Rice? Honestly guys... some seriously wrong placements here. But all good fun... as long as we never forget them. Sport is all about opinions after all
His run up and action was the finest of all.. - lionking_88
Saw him in Test matches in Australia & World Series Cricket. An awesome bowler. Was the “lunch pin” of Clive Lloyds team which was probably at its strongest during WSC
His outsingers are amazing than any other bowlers who included in the list
No doubt.. The best and the coolest fast bowling phenomenon the modern cricket could hae ever witnessed.
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