Shoaib Akhtar (pronunciation ; born 13 August 1975) is a Pakistani cricketer, commentator and YouTuber. He is often known as one of the greatest and fastest bowlers of all time. He is recognised as the fastest bowler in the history of cricket, delivering a world record top speed of 161.3 km/h (100.23 mph) in a pool match against England during the 2003 Cricket World Cup. Akhtar was nicknamed "Rawalpindi Express" and "Tiger" as a tribute to his hometown and fast bowling. He is also the first bowler to break the 100 mph barrier, doing so twice in his career.
Brett Lee (born 8 November 1976) is an Australian former international cricketer, who played all three formats of the game. During his international career, Lee was recognized as one of the fastest bowlers in the world. His fastest delivery was measured at 161.1 km/h.
In each of his first two years, Lee conceded fewer than 20 runs for every wicket taken, but later recorded figures in the low 30s. He was an athletic fielder and useful lower-order batsman, with a batting average exceeding 20 in Test cricket. Lee finished his Test career with 310 wickets, and his One Day International career with 380 wickets.