Fast bowlers are always an asset to the team, irrespective of the format of the game. Batters have always found it difficult to play the bowlers, who can clock high speeds. On the other hand, bowlers also need to be super fit to bowl fast regularly. Having a bowler who can bowl fast can help the team win games consistently. Some of the more consistent teams in the tournament have had at least one bowler who can regularly clock high speeds. In this listicle, we will discuss the top 10 fastest deliveries bowled in the Indian T20 League.
Top 10 fastest deliveries
In 2011, playing for Rajasthan, the former Australia pacer bowled the fastest delivery of the Indian T20 League history. Tait sent down a 157.7 kmph delivery to Delhi’s Aaron Finch. Tait played for the team in seasons 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 and sent shivers down the spine of many batters.
In 2020, Nortje bowled the three fastest deliveries of the tournament, while playing for Delhi. The first instance was when bowled a 156.2 kmph delivery to Rajasthan’s Jos Buttler, which was hit for a four.
The pacer sent down a 155.21 kmph delivery on the very next ball, which knocked over Buttler’s stumps.
The right-arm pacer sent down a thunderbolt of 154.74 kmph in another game in the same season.