Top 3 Fast bowlers to watch in IPL 2024

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Top 5 Fast bowlers to watch in IPL
Top 5 Fast bowlers to watch in IPL

Fast bowlers who are going to set this IPL on fire. Indian cricket fans and cricket lovers around the globe are excited for the Indian Premier League. When talking about fast bowlers in the IPL, it is not just about running in and bowling fast but also about deceiving the batsmen with their skills and variations. It is the mixture of pace bowling with some slower ones and knuckle bowls. Pace bowlers have been an integral part for teams in the Indian Premier League. Every IPL franchisee has one or two pace bowlers in their squad who are considered big assets for their team. Fast bowlers have won the most number of Purple cap– an award given to the player with most wickets in an IPL tournament. In this season also, these bowlers will be having a lot of responsibility on their shoulders. In this article, we are talking about those fast bowlers who are going to set this IPL on fire. They are all expected to be a permanent player in all league matches for their respective franchise. This makes their role even more crucial in their team’s journey throughout the tournament.

Kagiso Rabada (Punjab Kings)

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Kagiso Rabada was the most successful bowler in IPL 2020 and was the winner of the purple cap after taking 30 wickets in the season. He was one of the most important player of squad in their journey to the finals. He has the ability of effortlessly touching 150km/hr speed while bowling. He has graced the IPL with some amazing performances in the last few seasons. Rabada has played a key role in Delhi Capital’s success for past 2 years. The secret of Rabada’s success in the IPL has been his versatility. He is able to bowl both bouncers and ruthless yorkers. This year also, Rabada would be one of the key ingredients and also a contender for Purple Cap.

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Pat Cummins (Sunrisers Hyderabad)

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The Australia pacer will be leading from the front in IPL 2024 for Sunrisers Hyderabad. He was bought by SRH for a whopping Rs 20 crore during the IPL 2024 auctions. He has recently gained momentum with his amazing form in international cricket for Australia. Pat Cummins has proved himself in the IPL that he is a game-changer and a match-winner. The Hyderabad franchise will be aiming for their second IPL crown and Pat Cummins has a big role to play for that.

Anrich Nortje (Delhi Capitals)

Top 5 Fast bowlers to watch in IPL 2021 - Anrich Nortje
Top 5 Fast bowlers to watch in IPL- Anrich Nortje

All the top four fastest deliveries of IPL 2021 were bowled by Anrich Nortje and they were all in the range of 154-156 km/hr. He is a lethal bowler. Therefore, he is expected to go even faster the next edition. In South Africa he has paired himself with his countryman Rabada. He only came into the Delhi Capitals side as a replacement for the Chris Woakes. If the England pacer had not pulled out himself of IPL 2020, Nortje might not have even featured in the tournament. Nortje has proven to be expensive sometimes but he can make up for it with his precious wicket-taking ability. Nortje’s signing proved to be a fruitful one for DC in their bowling department. He has not only broken the record for the fastest ball in IPL history, but has also picked up a decent number of wickets.