Workforce India’s younger tempo sensation Umran Malik loved 12 months in 2022 enjoying persistently for his IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. The precise-arm quick bowler performed 14 matches within the Indian Premier League 2022 season which was adopted up by a maiden call-up for the Males in Blue’s T20I sequence towards South Africa final 12 months. Since then, Umran has made 5 appearances within the ODI squad as effectively and 4 within the shorter format of the sport. Just lately, Umran was requested if he needs to interrupt Shoaib Akhtar’s report of bowling the quickest supply in worldwide cricket (161kph vs New Zealand in 2002). Apparently, the Jammu and Kashmir cricketer’s reply to that question will go away you surprised.
Because of the sheering tempo he possesses, Umran is usually in comparison with Pakistan’s Shoaib Akhtar who was unarguably the quickest pacer within the historical past of Asian and world cricket. Throughout an interview with News24, Umran was requested whether or not he goals to interrupt Akhtar’s long-standing report. To which, the younger cricketer defined he isn’t targeted on any report as of now and goals to carry out brilliantly for India as a substitute. (Observe IND vs SL LIVE 2nd T20I right here)
“Proper now, I am solely eager about performing effectively for the nation. If I do effectively, and if I am fortunate, I am going to break that. However I do not give it some thought in any respect,” stated Umran.
“You aren’t getting to understand how briskly you’ve got bowled in the course of the match. It is solely once we come again after the sport once we get to understand how quick I used to be. Through the recreation, my solely focus is on bowling in the proper areas and selecting wickets,” the 23-year-old pacer additional added.
“With regards to bowling at quick speeds, there is no such thing as a one higher for me to emulate than our very personal Shoaib Akhtar but when one was to ask me who’s my position mannequin, the one bowler I might wish to be copy, then I might certainly say Curtly Ambrose”: Mohammad Zeeshan #Cricket pic.twitter.com/Kuz6xcZ0Pq
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Umran is a part of the T20I and ODI squad of the Males in Blue for ongoing Sri Lanka tour of India. India clinched a detailed victory within the first T20I towards the Dasun Shanaka-led facet and Umran completed his spell with 2 wickets gifting away 27 runs in his 4 overs. Apparently, Umran Malik broke the report of Jasprit Bumrah, who has been clocked at 153.36kph, by bowling a 155kph thunderbolt to dismiss Sri Lankan skipper Dasun Shanaka. (Watch the video right here)