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‘Beast’ Anrich Nortje eyes Shoaib Akhtar’s file 161.3kph after delivering fastest ever IPL ball

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4: 42 AM ETShashank KishoreOn Thursday, Anrich Nortje clocked 156kph, the fastest ball in IPL history. Now, the South Africa and Delhi Capitals fleet bowler is aiming to interrupt the velocity barrier for the fastest recorded provide in all of cricket. That file is in the period in-between held by frail Pakistan fleet bowler Shoaib Akhtar, who recorded 161.3kph on the velocity gun sometime of the 2003 World Cup fixture against England."Optimistically it is something I've got in me and it is positively something I've wished to buy out," Nortje on the spot his Capitals group-mate R Ashwin on the latter's YouTube channel this week. "Presumably an ultimate wicket, some adrenaline, the ideal combination and I'm in a position to raise out it this IPL or possibly in the long tear."Nortje's faste...