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Fastest Ball in IPL 2022: Anrich Nortje Bowling Speed breaches limits in RR vs DC Match


Anrich Nortje Fastest Ball in IPL 2022: The Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) season has been a brilliant event so far. There have been many talented Indian batsmen and bowlers who have taken the centerstage and impressive everyone with their match-winning performances. The overseas players have also performed really well so far this year.

Fastest Ball in IPL 2022: Anrich Nortje Bowling Speed breaches limits in RR vs DC Match

While playing for the Delhi Capitals, premier pace bowler Anrich Nortje is back in form and even bowled a rocketing delivery clocking a tremendous bowling speed of 147.9 kmph during the ongoing game against Rajasthan Royals at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. He has missed a lot of games this T20 season due to injuries but is now back in his usual rhythm. Nortje has also bowled the third fastest ball in IPL 2022 with at a pace of 152.6 kmph after the duo of Umran Malik and Lockie Ferguson who have hit the highest bowling speed of 157 and 153.9 kmph respectively.

Fastest Ball in IPL 2022

Player Bowling Speed (kmph)
Umran Malik 157
Umran Malik 156
Umran Malik 155
Umran Malik 154
Umran Malik 154


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Fastest Ball in IPL history

Bowler Bowling Speed
Shaun Tait 157.71
Umran Malik 157
Anrich Nortje 156.22
Umran Malik 156
Umran Malik 154.8
Anrich Nortje 154.74
Umran Malik 154


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Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals live score

After losing the toss and being asked to bat first, the Rajasthan Royals did not had the best of starts as their in-form opening batsman Jos Buttler was dismissed in just the third over of the match. The pair of Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ravichandran Ashwin then combined together to put up a fine stand of 43 runs. Ashwin notched up his maiden T20 half-century while Devdutt Padikkal also smacked a crucial knock of 48 runs off 30 balls.

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The Rajasthan Royals finished with a fighting total of 160 for 6 in their quota of 20 overs. For the Delhi Capitals, the trio of Anrich Nortje, Chetan Sakariya and Mitchell Marsh picked up two wickets each.

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