Mayank Yadav betters his fastest delivery in IPL 2024, let’s look at the fastest deliveries in the history of IPL

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Mayank Yadav, a young sensation for Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), has made a significant impact in the 2024 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). At just 21 years of age, Mayank’s exceptional bowling skills have earned him accolades and increased his chances for selection in the Indian team.

The Speed gun Mayank Yadav

Mayank’s debut in the IPL 2024 was crucial in LSG’s maiden victory of the season against the Punjab Kings. His fiery performance broke the opposition’s opening partnership, claiming Jonny Bairstow’s wicket and achieving impressive figures of 3-27. This performance earned him the title of the fastest bowler of the season.

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In a match against Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB), Mayank clocked 156.7 KMPH, breaking his own record of 155.8 KMPH set in the previous match. This delivery is now the fastest ball of IPL 2024. Mayank’s pace and accuracy have impressed former and current players alike.

IPL has consistently been a platform for fast bowlers to showcase their skills and Mayank Yadav, who is busy bowling the ball at rocket speeds, is another example to support that statement. Here are the few fastest deliveries ever bowled in the history of the IPL:

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  1. Shaun Tait – 157.71 km/h
  2. Gerald Coetzee – 157.4 km/h
  3. Lockie Ferguson – 157.3 km/h
  4. Umran Malik – 157 km/h
  5. Mayank Yadav – 156.7 km/h
  6. Anrich Nortje – 156.22 km/h
  7. Umran Malik – 156 km/h
  8. Mayank Yadav – 155.8 km/h

Mayank Yadav’s delivery at 155.8 KMPH stood as the fastest in the current season until it was surpassed by Gerald Coetzee just two days later. Mayank’s consistent performance and ability to bowl at high speeds have made him a standout player in IPL 2024.

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Mayank Yadav’s rise in IPL 2024 has been meteoric. His exceptional pace and accuracy have made him a key player for LSG and a potential candidate for the Indian cricket team. It’s still early days for this 21-year-old player and sooner or later, with his consistency and accuracy, he can surpass Shoaib Akhtar’s record for the fastest delivery to ever bowled.


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Teja Devathoti
Teja Devathoti
Sports Content Writer at Swen Entertainment. Teja Devathoti has done his Bachelors in Commerce. He previously worked at Amazon as an associate in Operations. He has been a passionate follower of Cricket and other Sports since his childhood and this was the major reason to shift his career path to content creation because of its story-telling ability. He has a great desire to travel to all corners of the world covering various sports. Other than watching sports, Teja has a keen interest in Travelling, Music and Singing. His favourite cricket memory is India winning the 50 over World Cup and the great man Sachin Tendulkar achieving his biggest dream in his home ground.

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