Rajasthan Royals' Shaun Tait bowls fastest ball in India

Tait generated raw pace and clocked 157.7 kmph in the very first over and played a crucial role in Royals' six-wicket win over Daredevils.  The fast bowler had bowled his fastest ball in Australia last year, recording 160.7 kmph during an ODI match against Pakistan.

Tait's inspiration to bowl fast might have come from Royals captain Shane Warne, who backed his former Australian teammate to bowl fast from ball one.  "Tait's first over was sensational. We had a chat and the message to him was to bowl as fast as he could," said Warne.

After the World Cup, Tait announced retirement from One-day Internationals to focus on his Twenty20 career.

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