© COPYRIGHT 2020 MANORAMA ONLINE. He is a real fast bowler and I can learn some technical stuff from him. Kagiso Rabada, who bowls in tandem with Nortje in DC, was delighted for his compatriot, adding that they are learning from each other. Photo credits: IPL In match 30 of the ongoing IPL 2020 edition, Delhi Capitals (DC) locked horns with Steve Smith-led Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Dubai on Wednesday (October 14). 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Fast bowling is strong, and this competition is being dominated by these beasts!” the legend, presently on RCB’s books, tweeted after Wednesday’s game. No one could touch him. Nortje’s fastest delivery which was timed at 156.2 kmph shattered countryman Dale Steyn ’s (154.4 kmph) record on Wednesday as DC used the pace of Nortje and Kagiso Rabada to earn a 13-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League on Wednesday. mobiles and tablets. On Thursday, Anrich Nortje clocked 156kph, the fastest ball in IPL history. "url": "https://www.onmanorama.com/", “I love it, luckily I’m not a batter,” says Anrich Nortje, South Africa’s rising star of the fast bowling world as he looks forward to a series with England likely to be dominated by pace. "It looks like that every game. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Navdeep Saini is the only Indian in the list. "target": "https://www.onmanorama.com/search-results-page.html?q={search_term_string}", The subsequent two deliveries showcased the audacity of T20 batting as Buttler ramped them for boundaries, the second one the fastest ball (156.22kmph) in IPL history. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. It's hardly surprising then, that Nortje is well-acquainted with speed. With Royals needing 29 runs in three overs, the South African speedster held his nerve and castled Robin Uthappa with a yorker at the base of middle-and-leg stump, bowled at 149.7 kmph as the batsman tried to charge at the pacer. The mark for the fastest ball in IPL history has already been set - when Delhi Capital’s Anrich Nortje sent one down at 156.22kph or 97mph to Rajasthan Royal’s Joss Buttler. The Englishman had played the same shot in the previous delivery. I know he plays the scoop shots, but when he played the first one, it took me by surprise," Nortje said. Nortje has bowled the five fastest deliveries in this edition, topping at 156.22 km per hour on Wednesday. Nortje closed out his spell with a 151.6 kmph delivery as the 18th over went for just four runs, including a bye, as momentum changed hands. }. As South African fast bowler Anrich Nortje clocked over the 150-kph mark, the Delhi Capitals had the perfect reply for Rajasthan Royals who were boasting about Jofra Archer's bowling speed. BCCI. Far from being disheartened, the South African cranked his speed further, to 152.3 and 152.1 kmph, on the next two balls. You have already subscribed for Newsletter/Alerts. Twenty20 cricket is generally not good for a fast bowler’s ego, as they are not allowed to dictate terms. October 15, 2020 06:08 PM IST. A seasoned professional like Ajinkya Rahane was made to look all at sea in the third over before attempting an ill-advised and ungainly pull to be caught at mid-on. The comments posted here/below/in the given space are not on behalf of Onmanorama. The 26-year-old pacer clocked a breathtaking 156.2 kmph while bowling to Jos Buttler in the third over of Rajasthan Royals' run chase against Delhi Capitals on Wednesday. He made his IPL debut after Delhi Capitals roped him as a replacement for all-rounder Chris Woakes ahead of the start of the season. Bowling the fastest delivery did not have the desired result for Nortje as Buttler scooped it for a boundary. A line of thought says that as the pitches get slower in the second half of the tournament, spinners will get more joy, But those who are quicker through the air may still have enough to take the surface out of the equation. Anrich Nortje, meanwhile, recorded the fastest delivery in the 2020 edition of the tournament (156.2 km/h) during the match. Happy to get some pace behind it but you obviously need to get it in the right area, that's the most important thing." Been working on my braced leg and my front arm... simple stuff. Bowling the fastest delivery did not have the desired result for Nortje as Buttler scooped it for a boundary. Nortje, then bowled a 155.4 kmph ball, straight and full at the stumps, beat the Englishman’s attempted hit down the ground and shattered the stumps. For a seamer who relies on his lightning-quick speed and boasts of a mean bouncer, Nortje lived up to his reputation after bowling the fastest delivery in the history of the IPL last night. Dubai: South African speedster Anrich Nortje, who set the Indian Premier League ablaze by bowling the fastest delivery in the tournament's history, says he was unaware of the feat until after the end of the match. Interestingly, the South African speedster bowled the second and third fastest ball of the IPL 2020 as well after recording a pace of 155.21 and 154.74 respectively. Really happy for him but not happy for the batter," Rabada said of Nortje's record. They didn't even dare, really. Anrich Nortje has bowled the fastest ball in IPL history at a speed of 97 mph (156.22 kph). Please upgrade your browser. And this game was all about it. "I heard about it afterwards. From Jofra Archer to Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje to Mark Wood, the speed gun at Newlands and Boland Park will be ticking upwards of 150km/h when the T20 series starts next week. "No idea I bowled at 156ks tonight but good to hear it," he said. The Indian Express is now on Telegram. It may have been advisable to give Archer another over at that stage, but skipper Smith held him back for the death. A 155.4 kmph ball, straight and full at the stumps, beat the Englishman’s attempted hit down the ground and shattered the stumps. According to the central government's IT rules, obscene or offensive statement made against a person, religion, community or nation is a punishable offense, and legal action would be taken against people who indulge in such activities. Consider this: Nortje’s first delivery of the night, bowled at 148 kmph, is lofted by Jos Buttler over long-on for a six. The person posting the comment will be in sole ownership of its responsibility. But Nortje’s most crucial contribution was still to come. He bowled Prithvi Shaw with one that jagged back off the first ball of the match, and reached a speed of 148 kmph with his seemingly lazy action, allied with the movement he got. Nortje, who has been consistently clocking good pace this season, created a new record by bowling the fastest delivery in the history of the Indian Premier League. The 26-year-old pacer clocked a breathtaking 156.2 kmph while bowling to Jos Buttler in the third over of Rajasthan Royals' run-chase against Delhi Capitals on Wednesday. In essence, he is a self-confessed adrenaline junkie. ESPNcricinfo Ltd. Anrich Nortje looks every bit … He bettered compatriot Dale Steyn's (154.4 kmph) record in the process. Pat Cummins is the third man in the top 20, having bowled one at 151.7 kmph. He took 2 to help DC win by 13 runs over RR in IPL 2020. Facing speeds of consistently in the late 140kmph mark, the talisman batsman didn’t venture on to the front foot, preferring to hang back. But the 2020 Indian Premier League is witnessing a refreshing change, and Wednesday’s match between Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals was a shining example. Anrich Nortje was adjudged as the man of the match with an incredible bowling performance that saw him claiming the English man, Jos Buttler with an absolute screamer and then followed it up with the prized scalp of Robin Uthappa with one of the best balls of the tournament. Anrich Nortje (Pic Source: Twitter) Delhi Capitals pacer Anrich Nortje bowled the fastest delivery of the IPL 2020 against Rajasthan Royals in Dubai on Wednesday (October 14). It is good to chat," Rabada said. He bowled Jos Buttler and Robin Uthappa, as per a report in AFP. Archer’s spell read 3/19 and he didn’t deserve to be on the losing side in the end. Happy Birthday Anrich Nortje: South Africa, Delhi Capitals speedster turns 27. Equally, though, his blood starts pumping a little faster when he sees the next generation unleashing cricket balls in the region of 150km/*. “KG, Archer, Ana I’d have paid to watch them live tonight. In the usual scenario, any bowler would be at his wit’s end. According to the IPL website, it's the fastest anyone has ever bowled in the IPL and Nortje had bowled above 150 thrice in that over alone. Do you want to unsubscribe Newsletter/Alerts? However, Buttler's charge didn't stop him from clocking at that speed once again as he followed up his fastest delivery with a … South African fast bowler Anrich Nortje is relishing the prospect of a fast-bowling showdown in the third Test which starts at his home ground, St.George's Park, on Thursday. Mumbai Indians have James Pattinson, along with Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult, while Royal Challengers Bangalore have the impressive Navdeep Saini in their ranks and Cummins is flying the flag for Kolkata Knight Riders. On 14 October 2020, during the 30th match of the IPL, Nortje bowled at the speed of 156.22 km/h (97 mph), the fastest delivery to date in the IPL. "@context": "http://schema.org", However, the duel didn't last long as the South African claimed Buttler's wicket with a 155 kmph thunderbolt, the second fastest ball in IPL history. Rashid Latif replied to Ian Bishop as he praises Anrich Nortje for bowling fastest delivery in IPL history. It is also the fastest speed recorded in IPL since 2012. Manorama Online, Malayala Manorama, P.B No.26, Kottayam 686 001, Kerala, India. Apart from DC and RR, other teams doing well have at least one express bowler. This was fast bowling in its purest form. The pacer clocked a speed of 156.22 km/h. IPL 2020/TCI Desk: South African speedster Anrich Nortje, who set the Indian Premier League (IPL) ablaze by bowling the fastest delivery in the tournament’s history, says he was unaware of the feat until after the end of the match. They stuck to their strengths and, if anything, tried to bowl quicker and targeting the stumps. Nortje’s effect on the game was far more than his figures of 2/33 would suggest. However, the duel didn't last long as the South African claimed Buttler's wicket with a 155 kmph thunderbolt, the second fastest ball in IPL history. Nortje was brilliant with the ball, especially at the end of the first innings. PTI Manoramanews.com no longer supports Internet Explorer 9 or earlier. Go live with Manorama Online App, the number Archer reached 151 kmph in that over. He broke the record of Dale Steyn, clocking 156.2 kmph. "@type": "WebSite", "When we play we only think about the delivery and not about the speed gun. Dubai, October 14: Delhi Capitals' Anrich Nortje on Wednesday bowled the fastest delivery in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). "Yeah, the battle against Buttler was interesting. { He regularly sends the speed gun over 150kph and has a fearsome bouncer. Jofra Archer, Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada showed that pace is still one of the most precious currencies in cricket, no matter the length of the game. Rabada gave fewer runs and had perfectly respectable figures of 1/28 in four overs, but looked distinctly pedestrian in comparison to his compatriot. But Nortje stuck to what he knows best and got rewarded for it. In total, after Wednesday’s game, the 150 kmph mark has been reached 34 times. “Anrich Nortje was … For all the latest Sports News, download Indian Express App. The right-arm quick set the speed guns on fire as he picked up 22 wickets from 16 games for Delhi. "I have some experience which I can tell him about. "query-input": "required name=search_term_string" "I did not think he would do it again, but he played the shot once again on the next delivery. View Anrich Nortje cricket stats, news, career record, batting average, bowling average, fielding, age, teams, debut and more at Wisden.com Anrich Nortje of Delhi Capitals celebrates the ... That delivery was clocked at 155.21 km/h but Nortje’s top speed in his four overs against the ... And we have got experience in the bowling. The South African speedster had impressed one and all in the recent IPL 2020, while playing for Delhi Capitals. } That is the majesty of pace. The fast bowlers didn’t resort to change of pace or line to deceive the batsmen after being hit for a four or six. Dale Steyn held the record for the paciest delivery in the IPL before this season (154.4 kmph), and is understandably delighted with the success his tribe is enjoying and the way they are making batsmen squirm and hop. He played really well, but I stuck to my strength, obviously we saw how the wicket was playing so I was trying to use the wicket and get some variation," Nortje added. He had tweeted: “Anrich Nortje … Nortje had earlier travelled to India with South Africa A and also has pocketed 24 wickets in the 4-day Franchise series in the 2018-2019 season to be grabbing all the attention. The fast bowling exhibition had started earlier in the evening with Archer making the Delhi Capitals batsmen dance to his tunes. Nortje added that he has been working hard on injecting pace in his deliveries. Archer was operating at a level so far above the opposition. Delhi Capitals (DC) pacer Anrich Nortje breathed fire with the ball in his side's clash against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in IPL 2020 on Wednesday. International career [ edit ] In February 2019 he was named in South Africa's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against Sri Lanka. There were a few more 150+ kmph deliveries in Nortje’s next over, and even Ben Stokes and Steve Smith – who would have faced such extreme pace – knew better than to take any chances. These are some of the skills pacemen have had to learn to contain marauding batsmen in limited-overs cricket. one Malayalam News site on our It also happens to be the fastest ball in the history of IPL. Copyright © 2020 The Indian Express [P] Ltd. 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