WPL: Shabnim Ismail bowled the fastest ball in women's cricket, everyone was surprised to see the speed meter!


Even though defending champions Mumbai Indians had to face defeat against Delhi Capitals in the Women's Premier League 2024 on Tuesday, the team's fast bowler Shabnim Ismail has created history in this match.

In this match against Delhi Capitals, Shabnim Ismail bowled the fastest ball ever in the history of women's cricket. He bowled the ball at a speed of 132.1 kilometres per hour (82.08 mph) in this match. For the first time, Shabnim Ismail has broken the 130 km per hour mark on the speed meter in women's cricket. In this match, Shabnim has registered this record in her name on the second ball of the third over of Delhi Capitals' innings.

This South African cricketer had bowled a full-length delivery to Delhi captain Meg Lanning. Earlier, the record of throwing the most oil balls among female cricketers was also in the name of Shabnim. Shabnim bowled at a speed of 128 km per hour (79.54 mph) against West Indies in 2016.

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