When Shoaib Akhtar crossed 100-mile mark: Ten fastest bowlers in cricket history

Updated: Apr 27, 2020, 08:05 | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Shoaib Akhtar - 161.3 kmph: Pakistan vs England at Newlands in 2003

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    Brett Lee - 161.1 kmph: Australia vs New Zealand at Napier in 2005

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    Shaun Tait - 161.1 kmph: Australia vs England at Lord's in 2010

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    Jeff Thomson - 160.6 kmph: Fast bowling study at WACA in 1976. (Pic/ Suresh K.K.)

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    Mitchell Starc - 160.4 kmph: Australia vs New Zealand at WACA in 2015

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    Sir Andy Roberts - 159.5 kmph: West Indies vs Australia at Perth in 1975. (Pic/ Midday archives)

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    Fidel Edwards - 157.7 kmph: West Indies vs South Africa at Wanderers in 2003

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    Mitchell Johnson - 156.8 kmph: Australia vs England at Melbourne Cricket Ground in 2013

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    Mohammad Sami - 156.4 kmph: Pakistan vs Zimbabwe at Sharjah in 2003

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    Shane Bond - 156.4 kmph: New Zealand vs India at Centurion in 2003

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18 years ago, on this day, former Pakistan pacer, Shoaib Akhtar, who was one of the top quickies in his days, crossed the 100 mph mark during a match vs New Zealand in Lahore. Let's take a look at the ten fastest deliveries ever to be bowled in cricket