In the recent ICC Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup 2023, bowlers showcased their prowess and lightning speed, delivering thunderous performances that left fans in awe.

Here are the top five fastest deliveries unleashed during the CWC 2023:

1.) Mark Wood (England) – 155 Kph

England’s Mark Wood claimed the top spot with a scorching delivery at a breathtaking speed of 155 kilometres per hour. Wood’s express pace troubled batsmen throughout the tournament, and this delivery stood out as the fastest in the competition.

Mark Wood
Mark Wood (PC: Twitter)

2.) Haris Rauf (Pakistan) – 154 Kph

Haris Rauf of Pakistan proved to be a genuine speedster, consistently touching high speeds. His fastest delivery clocked in at an impressive 154 kilometres per hour, making him a force to be reckoned with in the fast-bowling department.

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3.) Lockie Ferguson (New Zealand) – 153 Kph

New Zealand’s Lockie Ferguson showcased his raw pace with a delivery that reached 153 kilometres per hour. The Kiwi speedster troubled opposition batsmen with his sharp bounce and quick deliveries, leaving an indelible mark on the tournament.

Lockie Ferguson
Lockie Ferguson (PC: Twitter)

4.) Gerald Coetzee (South Africa) – 149 Kph

South Africa’s young sensation Gerald Coetzee demonstrated his talent by consistently bowling at high speeds. His fastest delivery reached 149 kilometres per hour, showcasing the promising future of fast bowling in South African cricket.

5.) Mitchell Starc (Australia) – 148 Kph

A familiar name in the list of speed merchants, Australia’s Mitchell Starc delivered thunderbolts at 148 kilometres per hour. Starc’s ability to generate pace and swing made him a standout performer for Australia in the ODI World Cup.

Mitchell Starc
Mitchell Starc (PC: Twitter)

These fiery deliveries not only added excitement to the tournament but also underscored the impact of express pace in modern-day cricket. As these speed demons left a trail of destruction, cricket enthusiasts around the globe eagerly anticipate more breathtaking displays of fast bowling prowess in future competitions.

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