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New Delhi, 2 April: The country’s premier tournament, the Indian Premier League, is starting from April 9 this year. The first match of this season will be played between last year’s winner Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. For the IPL 2021, all the franchises have spent a lot of money on the fast bowlers this time. Now the thing to see is how is the performance of these players in the upcoming season.
Let us know that since the beginning of the Indian Premier League, many bowlers have impressed people with their fast bowling. In such a situation, which three fast bowlers have bowled the fastest ball in IPL history, their names are as follows-
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The first name in this list comes from South African fast bowler Enrique Nortje. Nortje had also hit a fast ball against the Rajasthan Royals in the United Arab Emirates last year at a speed of 156 kilometers per hour against the Rajasthan Royals.
Talk about his IPL career, he has played 16 matches so far in this prestigious tournament of the country, taking 22 wickets at an average of 23.3 in 16 innings. His personal best performance in the IPL is three wickets, spending 33 runs.
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In this list, African fast bowler Dale Steyn’s name comes in second place. In 2012, Stan played for the Deccan Chargers, bowling at a speed of about 155 kilometers per hour.
Steyn, playing 95 matches in the IPL, has taken 97 wickets in 95 innings at an average of 25.9. His best bowling performance in IPL is three wickets after spending eight runs.
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The third big name in this list is 25-year-old star fast bowler Kagiso Rabada of Africa. Rabada bowled the ball at a speed of 154 km per hour in IPL 2019.
Talk about his IPL career, he has taken 61 wickets at an average of 18.1 in 35 innings while playing 35 matches in this prestigious tournament of the country. He has the feat of taking four wickets in the IPL four times.