Indian cricket team leave a special mark on the ground with remarkable performance in international matches. In the history of cricket, the team bring iconic players to break the records and stand out from rest of the players in the cricket fraternity. The Indian team has the advantage of the best batting line-up as well as the fastest bowlers who make opponent players nervous. Indian bowlers are well known for their unique styling that fascinates spectators.
Bowling has been an inevitable part of cricket that depends on several factors like pitch’s condition and pace. The Indian team constitutes some of the fastest bowlers who break the barriers to shine like stars.
Let’s take a dig at the 10 top indian current fast bowlers looking forward to leaving a memorable mark with records:
1. Umran Malik
Umran created his identity with excellent performance during the Indian Premier League with fast bowling. He creates an impact to make a place in the Indian ODI squad. Known as Jammu Express, Umran has a huge potential to transform his skills with upcoming tournaments. Moving to his records, he managed to take 13 wickets in 10 ODIs, and 11 in 8 T20 Internationals. He is known as the fastest bowler in the history of the Indian cricket.
2. Jasprit Bumrah
Talking about the Indian fastest bowlers, Jasprit would be the first name that comes to mind instantly. He is a bold player who amazed the whole stadium with his bowling attack. Jasprit is a right-arm fast bowler and has taken 128 wickets in 30 test matches, 137 in 81 ODIs, and 74 in 62 t20 International matches. In three ODI World Cup 2023 matches, Jasprit claimed 8 wickets so far.
3. Mohammed Shami
Next on the Indian bowler list is an extraordinary player – Mohammed Shami. He scaled up the benchmark of fast bowling with his years of experience and skills. Right-arm bowler has taken 229 wickets in 64 test matches, 171 in 94 ODIs, and 24 wickets in 23 T20Is.
4. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Experienced fast bowler of the Indian team showing his best performance for more than a decade. In the World Cup squad, his contribution can’t be overlooked. He managed to take over 63 wickets in 21 test matches, 141 wickets in ODIs, and 90 wickets over 87 T20Is.
5. Arshdeep Singh
One of the recognised fastest Indian bowlers in the T20I team who showed inner talent in the field during a couple of months. In the absence of Jasprit Bumrah from T20 World Cup 2022 due to injury, he took the charge to dominate opponents. He is setting high expectations to outgrow a strong player in the coming years. To date, Arshdeep took over 54 wickets in 36 T20 international matches.
6. Deepak Chahar
In the young players list, Deepak Chahar is one of the remarkable names in the Indian team. His bowling skills are extraordinary making him the perfect swing bowler. Deepak took over 16 wickets in 13 ODI matches and 29 in T20 International. In IPL, Deepak got the training under MS Dhoni’s captaincy for CSK that upscaled his game.
7. Mohammed Siraj
On the Indian bowler list of young talent, Mohammed Siraj outshines from his debut in 2019. For the ODI, 2022 series against West Indies, Siraj held the bowling part efficiently in the absence of senior players like Bumrah and Shami. He took over 59 wickets in 21 test matches, 57 in 33 ODI matches and 11 during 8 T20Is.
8. Shardul Thakur
Shardul comes out as the Indian current fastest bowler who is known for his partnership-breaking attack. His strategise bowling action makes his entry to ODIs. For the upcoming tournaments, he has huge potential to be made in the squad list. His records comprise 30 wickets in 10 test matches, 64 wickets in 46 ODIs, and 33 during 25 T20 internationals.
9. Shivam Mavi
In the debut match of the T20 international against Sri Lanka, he managed to smash 4 wickets. His overall performance increases the chance of his success at the highest level. He had taken over 7 wickets in 6 T20 international matches. Also, 59 wickets during 14 first-class matches.
10. Prasidh Krishna
In his ODI debut against England, Prashidh took over 4 wickets brought him to the limelight as an Indian bowler. Afterwards, again during the ODI with South Africa, he picked up three wickets leaving an impressive impression. He took over 29 wickets in 17 ODI matches and smashed 4 wickets during two T20 internationals.
Looking at the list of Indian current fast bowlers, anyone can believe that the Indian team has high potential to increase the pace of the game. Cricket will be incomplete without striking the right balance between batters and bowlers.
One of the classic players of the Indian team - Jasprit Bumrah took over 8 wickets in the three matches.
In the list, Mohammed Siraj ranks in the top position of 3rd with 656 ratings.
Umran Malik is the fastest Indian fast bowler with a speed of 157 km/hr
It is measured in the units of miles per hour or kilometres per hour.
Indian team got the top bowlers like Anil Kumble, Kapil Dev, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Javagal Srinath, Ajit Agarkar, Ishant Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, and Jasprit Bumrah.