The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season has witnessed some enthralling action with both the bat and the ball. Some batters have done tremendously well in the tournament. However, the race pace bowlers have stolen the limelight in this IPL season.
As witnessed over the last few years, world cricket has marked the rise of the new fast bowling era. Even the Indian Premier League, has enjoyed their aggressive bowling display, this season. The likes of Umran Malik, Lockie Ferguson, and Dushmantha Chammera have performed well in the tournament with their fierce pace bowling.
Lockie Ferguson, the Gujarat Titans pacer has set the speed gun on fire this IPL season. He ranks first on the fastest delivery bowled in IPL 2022 table. The Kiwi pacer set the record, clocking a speed of 157.3 km/h against Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2022 Final. Lockie has twelve wickets to his name in the tournament so far.
Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Umran Malik has also consistently knocked over 150 km/h this season, troubling even the best in the world. During a match against the Delhi Capitals, Umran Malik bowled at 157 km/h.
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Umran has been undoubtedly one of the emerging players of the Indian Premier League 2022. The 22-year-old was signed by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for 4 crores in the auctions. He repaid the faith of the franchise and was their key performer in the season. He took 22 wickets in 14 matches so far in the tournament, including a five-wicket haul against the Gujarat Titans.
Along with Umran and Lockie, the likes of Umesh Yadav, Dushmantha Chameera, Navdeep Saini, and Kuldeep Sen have also troubled the batters with their pace weapon. Let’s take a look at the top five fastest deliveries of IPL 2022.
Top 5 fastest deliveries of IPL 2022 so far:
|Bowlers||Speed in Km/h|