His fastest recorded delivery came in the ipl for bangalor, but he has also. Shaun tait hurls fastest ball in india new zealand in. Australia shaun tait, brett lee, and jeff thomson have bowled some of the fastest deliveries in international cricket. Im an ardent cricket player and spectator since my childhood, and just like me my father is also an avid cricket buff since his youth days. Born february 22, 1983, shaun william tait is an australian cricketer and currently the fastest bowler in cricketing circuit. Premier league ipl match at the sawai mansingh stadium on tuesday. The delivery took many by surprise as the speedgun recorded it at 175kph 108mph, making it the fastest ball ever bowled in international cricket, across all formats and age level. Disable adblock or download sk app for an adfree experience. Shaun tait bowls a ball to englands andrew strauss during the. He played for the rajasthan royals in the 3rd and 4th edition of the ipl and was at best erratic.
If you know the answer to this question, please register to join our limited beta program. Sadly, he couldnt make an impact as huge as jeff thompson, or even as significant as shoaib akhtar did. Shaun tait cricketer wife, weight, height, age, records. Australian fast bowler shaun tait yesterday bowled the fastest ball in india while playing for rajasthan royals against delhi daredevils in their indian premier league ipl match at the sawai. Warnes inspired royals back from the winning their opening game, and on the contrary shewag who took over from. This is not the 1st time that pathirana has grabbed headlines owing to his bowling. Id try and get virat out in the first six balls, says. Considering ishant sharma can barely get the speed gun to 148 and shuan tait regularly gets it to mid 150s and earlier in the year got it to 161. He has represented his national side in two world cups, i. Ten fastest deliveries in cricket history, shoaib akhtar. Australian fast bowler shaun tait tuesday bowled the fastest ball in india while playing for rajasthan royals against delhi daredevils in their indian premier league ipl match at the sawai. Whenever we had a discussion regarding the fast bowlers, he used to take the name of jeff thomson aka thom.
The pacer produced a fiery opening spell in an odi against the english batsman at. Australian fast bowler shaun tait has joined indian premier league side kolkata knight riders for the rest of the season, replacing compatriot john hastings who returned home with an ankle injury. Top 10 fastest bowlers in the world cricket listden. As for pathirana, this is not the first time that the teenager has grabbed headlines he once took 6 wickets. Shaun tait and brett lee follow akhtar to occupy the 2nd and the 3rd slots. Shaun tait has joined indian premier league side kolkata knight riders for the rest of the season, replacing compatriot john hastings who returned home with an ankle injury. His quality of bowling consistent fast deliveries made him a threat for the batsmen. Royals tait bowls fastest ball in india cricket news ndtv sports. Shaun tait had played his last international t20 for australia, a team he. Most wickets here in india are quite flat and you can go all out for pace. Ask the batsmen of his era and they would still be haunted by the pace of akhtar. What was the speed at which shoaib akhtar bowled his fastest bowl. Often called the wild thing, tait managed to bowl his fastest delivery at 161.
Visit the official iplt20 website for minutetominute live updates. One of the fastest bowlers in the history of cricket, former rajasthan royals pacer shaun tait produced a delivery clocking 151. A career marred by injury, shaun tait was one of the fastest bowlers produced by the australian continent. With his unique action, tait has the ability to clock deliveries above. There was good humour in a satire that this player has quit t20 preserving himself to play for a topnotch. The truncated appearances for big bash league and erstwhile ipl outfit. Who bowled the fastest ball in cricket and what was its speed. With the ability to regularly clock above the speed of 145 kph, tait. A muscular physique and a shoulderstrong action, shaun tait is another exciting fast bowler in australias treasure box.
He is the only baller in the history to have two world cup hattricks, three hattricks in odis and also he is the only player to have taken four consecutive wickets in any form of international cricket. Top 10 fastest ball in cricket history records, ten. The lanky pacers action which seems to be modeled on that of the great lasith malinga took 6 wickets for just 7 runs in a college game in september 2019. Find tait s records, biography, centuries, runs, wickets.
He represented australia in all three forms of cricket, but had most success in one day internationals, in which he was a member of australias undefeated team at the 2007 cricket world cup. Top 10 fastest bowlers in the history of cricket sportskeeda. Shaun the wild thing tait very fast over vs pakistan mcg t20 200910 hd. The next misses the pitch well, maybe it is an inch inside, but it is shithouse and manou takes it in front of second slip. The slow nature of our wickets were detrimental to his efforts. Australian tait replaces hastings in kolkata in ipl. Mitchell starc bowls one of the fastest balls ever recorded in australia v new zealand second test. This former west indian fast bowler was a part of the legendary fourheaded fast bowling attack of. Mitchell starc bowls one of the fastest balls ever. Australian fast bowler shaun tait tuesday bowled the fastest ball in india while. What was the speed at which shoaib akhtar bowled his.
Along with shoaib akhtar, australian fast bowler brett lee was at the peak of his powers during his career and he terrorized batsm. Read about shaun tait s profile, latest news, articles, career updates only on. Shane warne had told shaun tait to bowl as fast as he could. Shaun, in fact, went past the 160 kph barrier twice 160. Shaun william tait, credited with the second fastest delivery of all time compatriot brett lee also recorded the same speed, 161. The only explanation that i can think of is that the indian conditions were to his liking. He made his debut in 2007 and soon came in the limelight due to his unbelievable speed. He actually shares the second position with brett lee, who has bowled a delivery with the same pace. Mitchell starc bowls fastest ball in test history in match. Lynn is an explosive batsman who is known for his big hitting and explosive power. The incredibly built australian pace bowler, shaun tait stands second in the prestigious list of fastest bowlers. During the 2020 ipl players auction, kolkata knight riders kkr released lynn after which he was roped in by mumbai indians for his base price of rs 2. Shaun tait check taits news, career, age, rankings. These are the ten most fastest bowlers in the history of.
Why did the likes of mike hussey and shaun tait fail so. Shaun tait profile cricket player,australiashaun tait. Ten fastest deliveries in cricket history, shoaib akhtar, shaun tait. Shoaib akhtar bowled the fastest recorded ball in the history of cricket in the world cup match at newlands. The pakistani pacer delivered the fastest ball which was recorded at 161.
During a game in the big bash league, playing for the brisbane heat, lynn hit a ball from former australian fast bowler shaun tait out of the gabba. Born in adelaide, south australia, tait made his first class debut for his native state at the tender age of 19 in the 200203 season. Shaun tait are some of the other bowlers to have attained such speeds. Shaun tait bowls a ball to englands andrew strauss during the fifth one day international at lord. A gifted fast bowler with rare pace, he couldnt control his line or his bodys injuries. Shaun william tait born 22 february 1983 is a former australian cricketer. Tait s next ball is fast but wide and taufel calls it. Royals tait bowls fastest ball in india cricket news. With the ball, morris has taken 8 wickets in 31 overs, at an.
That series is considered as a turning point for his career and now he is widely viewed as one of the best fast bowlers currently active. Chris lynn strikes shaun tait for a 121m six in the bbl. Australian paceman mitchell starc bowled what is believed to be the fastest delivery in test cricket history yesterday on the third day of the perth test against nz. He is able to consistently hit sixes over 90 metres. You can also download the ndtv cricket app for android or ios. Jeff was one of the fastest bowlers of his era and was known for his consistency. Previously, tait ended up delivering the thirdfastest ball in the 2012 edition when he shot one at 152. Chris lynn, who is one of the most destructive batsmen in the cricketing world at the moment, is celebrating his 30th birthday today. Shoaib akhtar bowling record fastest ball against england in a world cup group. Its not gentle like steve harmisons 2006 ashesopening delivery, which surrendered. Shoaib akhtar is considered to be the fastest bowler in the world. Chris lynn of the heat hits the ball to the boundary for a four.
I can understand shaun tait s failure to an extent. He recorded his fastest ball in cricket history of top 10 fastest ball in cricket history at the speed of 156. Who bowled the fastest ball in cricket and what was its. The rightarm fast bowler shaun william bowled his fastest delivery of 161. Shaun tait had all the prerequisites to be one of the most feared quicks of his generation. Two of the fastest bowlers in recorded history faceoff this friday when the. All in all, ipl is certainly giving the wrong signals about who is really good and who is not. Umesh yadav, and jasprit bumrah to deliver the fastest ball in the history of ipl. The golden child of bcci, the indian premier league ipl, over the years, has boasted a.1008 1144 1072 1190 309 140 1080 1409 108 349 571 972 1236 1487 1570 941 1636 601 1633 412 1140 703 208 994 188 1476 424 1409