New Delhi, Online Desk. Umran Malik became part of the Indian team for the five-match T20 series against South Africa through his strong performance in IPL 2022. Umran Malik impressed everyone with his pace in the 15th season of IPL and also took a lot of wickets for his team Hyderabad. Umran’s biggest strength is his speed and it was clearly visible in the IPL. He consistently bowled the ball at a speed of 150 kilometers per hour and now all eyes will be on him for the T20 series against South Africa.
Umran Malik told what he is most focused on
India has to play its first T20 match against South Africa in Delhi on 9 June. But before that fast bowler Umran Malik told what is his most focused on. He made it clear that his eyes are not on breaking Shoaib Akhtar’s record. But on helping India win the T20I series against South Africa with his accurate bowling. Shoaib Akhtar holds the record for bowling the fastest ball ever (161 kmph).
Umran Malik took 22 wickets in 14 matches in this IPL season. And was also named the Emerging Player of the Tournament. Talking to a sports channel, he said that right now his focus is not on breaking Shoaib Akhtar’s record. But on performing well for his team. He said that he wants to help his team to win all the matches.
Umran bowled the second fastest ball in this IPL season
Umran Malik bowled the second fastest ball in this IPL season, which was a speed of 157 kmph. However, his record was broken by South African fast bowler Enrich Nortje by throwing the ball at a speed of 157.3 kmph. Umran credited his fast bowling to his state teammate Abdul Samad. Umran had said that he used to help me a lot in the gym and also helped me a lot in exercise.