Shoaib Akhtar: Shoaib Akhtar, popularly known as Rawalpindi Express. Used to scare the batsmen with his fast bowling during his playing days. Former Pakistan player has the record of bowling the fastest ball (Shoaib Akhtar Fastest Bowling Speed) (161.3 kmph, 100.2 mph). He often proved to be very helpful for the Indian batsmen, while sometimes getting hit for runs. The way he destroyed India’s top order during the 1999 Test at Eden Gardens is the hallmark of a big player. In the first innings, he took four wickets including VVS Laxman, Rahul Drvaid, Sachin Tendulkar. In the second innings, he was accused of obstructing the field. When Sachin was taking runs and was eventually run out.
Shoaib Akhtar bowled 161.3 kilometers per hour (100.2 mph) during the 2003 World Cup in South Africa
During Akhtar’s bowling, the players have talked about facing the tune of Akhtar’s fast balls. Shoaib Akhtar bowled a 161.3 kilometers per hour (100.2 mph) delivery to England’s Nick Knight in an ODI match during the 2003 World Cup in South Africa. Now recently, Akhtar decided to get a first-hand experience of facing 100 mph deliveries. In a video post on Twitter (Shoaib Akhtar Tweet) with the caption.
Akhtar shared his experience. In the video posted on Twitter, Akhtar can be seen asking an attendant of the bowling machine to increase the speed to 100 mph. Then Akhtar walks inside the net as the ball passes him. And his reaction as soon as the ball leaves says it all. Recently, Akhtar posted a post on social media to congratulate Rishabh Pant, (Shoaib Akhtar Tweet for Rishabh Pant) who met with a horrific accident last month. Akhtar tweeted, “Thoughts and prayers for @RishabhPant17 Together. I hope he recovers from this mentally and physically very soon. Lots of love.”