Shoaib Akhtar’s stunned reaction to 99 miles per hour delivery went viral: Watch


The record of throwing the fastest ball in the world is in the name of Pakistani bowler Shoaib Akhtar. During the 2023 Cricket World Cup, Akhtar bowled a ball at a lightning speed of 161.3 kmph (100.2 mph). His ball speed was like a nightmare for even the best batsman in the world. Indian batsmen have also faced the wrath of the bowler and even biggies like Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar used to play cautiously against the fast bowler.

On Thursday, Akhtar posted a video on his Twitter account in which he can be seen experiencing the speed of 99 mph and his reaction to it went viral on social media. The video covers some of his best deliveries, capturing the bowler’s reaction at lightning speed.

In the video, Shoaib Akhtar can be seen asking about the pace kept for the bowler which was 99 mph, and then he went to the nets to experience the pace of the bowl and even the astonishing speed But also gave feedback. When the cameraperson asked him about his bowling speed, Akhtar proudly said 100.2 mph. He also asked the cameraperson lightly now you know it.

Akhtar is very active on social media platforms and keeps commenting on the performance of various teams around the world. The performance of India and Pakistan is closely monitored by veteran bowlers and when both the teams come face to face, Akhtar analyzes the match in depth.

The former bowler also comments on the development of cricket in India and when Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant passes out from an accident, he prays for his health.

@RishabhPant17 who had a terrible accident in Dehradun. I hope he recovers from this mentally and physically very soon. lots of love.”

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