A young raw pace bowler from Jammu and Kashmir, Umran malik made a huge impression on all with his pace bowling. In the 14th edition of IPL, Umran Malik bowled the fastest delivery of the season with the speed of 153 kmp against the Royal Challengers Bangalore. On his bowling Virat Kohli had to say that Umran needed to be looked after, to ensure India could get the best out of him.He bowled faster than the bowlers like Anrich Nortje and Lockie Ferguson who are also very fast bowler.
At starting he was selected as the net bowler for SRH. Umran Malik made his place in Sunrisers Hyderabad in place of T Natrajan who was ruled out due to covid 19. This year he played 3 matches for SRH in which he took 2 wickets. Wickets might me less in comparison to matches but his talent impressed everyone and in the upcoming years he will be seen in Indian Team.
Due to the pace bowling, Umran Malik has been selected as a net practice bowler for team India for the T20 world Cup 2021. He belongs to Jammu and Kashmir and has played just one List A game. The 21-year-old had impressed Kohli enough to earn a call-up as a net bowler with the Indian team. India will be playing their first game of T20 World Cup against Pakistan on 24th October. His inclusion as a net practice bowler would help team India to face the fast bowlers of others team in World Cup.
Many positive tweets coming up for Umran Malik on Twitter. Commentator Harsha Bhogle tweeted- “Something about pace that has you on the edge of your seat. Umran malik isn’t just a tearaway. He looks a proper bowler and we need to look after him,” He further asked Irfan pathan-if there are such more cricketers in Jammu and Kashmir. To the question Irfan Pathan answered “So far, we’ve only managed to scratch the surface of J&K cricket. So much more talent to discover there!”
On his bowling, Former cricketer and Punjab Kings coach Wasim Jaffer reacted to his bowling by sharing a goosebump image of spiderman. In the 9th over against RCB he bowled at the speed of 147,151,152,153 kmp.