In the last IPL season, Imran troubled even established attacking batsmen like Matthew Wade and Hardik Pandya with his pace. In the T20 World Cup, Matthew Wade had won the World Cup for Australia by hitting Pakistan’s Shaheen Afridi for two sixes, but Umran’s sharp bouncer was used.
Umran Malik made a lot of headlines
In IPL 2022, Umran Malik made a lot of headlines due to his fast bowling. He is considered to be the biggest discovery of this IPL. The fastest ball of this IPL was also thrown in Umran. Since then everyone is talking about this young bowler from Jammu. In this season of IPL, Umran stunned many batsmen with his bowling speed. Now, this bowler will be seen in the T20 series against South Africa.
harassed Madhuri wade and Pandya
In the last IPL season, Imran troubled even established attacking batsmen like Matthew Wade and Hardik Pandya with his pace. In the T20 World Cup, Matthew Wade had won the World Cup for Australia by hitting Pakistan’s Shaheen Afridi for two sixes, but he did not have the answer to Umran’s sharp bouncer. At the same time, Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya was also troubled by Umran with his pace and bounce.
‘It’s fun to see the fear in the eyes of the batsmen’
During a conversation with The Indian Express, Umran told that he enjoys seeing the fear of the bowler in the eyes of the batsmen. Umran said, ‘I enjoy taking wickets the most while bowling fast and when the batsman is scared, I feel that I am bowling fast and I am good at it, that’s why he (batsman) is scared of me .’
‘I like taking wickets on yorkers’
Umran told that he feels happy when his fastball hits the batsman’s helmet and the most joy comes from getting a wicket on a good yorker ball. Umran took 22 wickets in 14 matches of this IPL. He also got a reward for this excellent performance and the selectors have given him a place in the team in the T20 series against Africa.