'Javagal Srinath is a former Indian cricketer and current ICC Match Referee. He was India's finest fast bowler in the 1990's. He is India's fastest bowler and the only Indian fast bowler to have taken more than 300 wickets in ODI's. If not for the sub-standard Indian fielding unit of the 1990s, he would have ended up with a phenomenal record.
He was a frontline fast bowler for the Indian cricket team until his retirement, being the second Indian pace bowler after Kapil Dev to take 200 Test wickets. One ball during the 1996 tour of South Africa measured 156 km/h. He also clocked 93mp/h at the 1999 World Cup. He is the leading wicket taker from India in Cricket World Cups, with 44 wickets in the 1992, 1996, 1999 and 2003 World cups. He has taken 8 wickets in second innings Kolkata 1999â€“2000 test match India vs Pakistan and he took 35 wickets against South Africa in 6 test matches in 1996 â€“ 1997.