Umran Malik is a new sensation in Indian cricket. Umran, an Indian fast bowler with raw speed and a lethal pace. He belongs to Jammu & Kashmir and made his debut for Jammu & Kashmir in the 2020-21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He made his debut in List A Cricket in the 2020-21 Vijay Hazare Trophy.-- Advertisement --
In the 2021 IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad lost their key bowler T Natarajan due to him being tested for Covid. This is when Umran Malik got an opportunity to make his IPL debut.
In IPL 2022 he was retained by SRH owners for a sum of 4 cr.
Umran Malik IPL Debut-- Advertisement --
He later broke his own record by bowling a 153 kmph delivery against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the same season. In that same match, he clocked various deliveries at a pace of around and above 150 kmph.
The pace machine from Kashmir seems to have a bright future ahead of him as many prominent members of the Indian Cricket Team along with various cricket experts seem very interested in the fresh talent of Umran Malik.-- Advertisement --
This is the life & style of India’s young bowling sensation.
|Umran Malik Age||22 years|
|Date of Birth||22 November 1999|
|Coach||Randhir Singh Manhas|
|Achievement||Fastest IPL Delivery by an Indian bowler|
|Umran Malik fastest ball||157 kmph (against DC IPL 2022)|
|Umran Malik Height||5 ft 10 inches|
|Umran Malik religion||Islam|
|Parent||Father- Abdul Malik (A fruit Seller)|
|Hometown||Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India|
|Networth||8 crore (approx)|
|ODI debut||Not Yet|
|test debut||Not Yet|
|T20 Debut||Not Yet|
|Average Bowling Speed||150 kmph|
|Umran Malik bowling action||Right arm fast|
|team played for||Jammu & Kashmir, Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|IPL debut||vs Kolkata Knight Riders at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Oct 03, 2021|
|Umran Malik IPL Price||4 Cr|
|Umran Malik IPL team||SRH|
|Umran Malik zodiac sign||Sagittarius|
|alma mater||Class tenth drop-out|
|Umran malik’s jersey number||#24|
|Umran Malik Instagram||
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|Umran Malik Twitter||@umran_malik_1|
Randhir Singh Manhas, Umran’s coach, took him as a ward when Umran was just 17. He had come to the Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu where he met Manhas in the Cricket Coaching Centre.
Mahas has said during the beginning, that Umran was very lazy and not very hard working despite having a natural talent and passion for the game.
Manhas, who is also known as ‘Rajan Sir’ by his students, recalled that Umran got selected for the U-19 Jammu & Kashmir Team, but hardly received any chance to play. He also says that Umran developed his speed by bowling with tennis bowls and playing regular tennis ball Cricket.
Umran, who had been a class X Dropout and came from a humble background, never found it easy to play Cricket but his father’s support did help him come ahead.
Ajay Ratra, the current coach of Assam and former Indian cricketer was impressed by Umran when he saw him in the nets during a Ranji Trophy Match.
Things took a very different turn for Umran as former Indian bowler Irfan Pathan took him as his ward.
Pathan believed that while Umran had a great pace, his bowling action needed some work.
In 2019, he wanted to give Umran maximum time for practice, but could not due to the abrogation of Article 370.
Umran Malik IPL Career
Malik made it to the limited-overs team of Jammu and Kashmir in Early 2021. He was a brute force in both the ODI and T20 format and managed to get in IPL 2021 as a Net bowler due to his consistent pace bowling.
Umran Malik SRH
After an injury to T Natarajan, Umran received a chance to make his T20 Debut against KKR, where he broke the record for fastest delivery by an Indian fast bowler. He later broke that same record against RCB in his next match.
Impressed by his pace and Rawness, the Indian selectors choose Umran Malik as a net bowler for the T20 World Cup, where he got valuable experience and Exposure to bowling quality batsmen like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.
The Indian selectors along with the captain and the coach are keeping a keen eye on the young bowler.
With the necessary amount of Care and Patience, we might see Umran evolve as a regular Indian Pace Bowler. Being around consistent bowlers like Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar might also help the raw talent discover himself and develop himself into a lethal fast bowling weapon for the Indian Cricket Team.
Umran Malik Bowling Stats
- UMRAN MALIK BOWLING SPEED
Umran Malik’s average bowling speed is around 145-150 Kmph. But occasionally, he can bowl as fast as 157 kmph.
- UMRAN MALIK IPL PRICE
In the 2022 IPL Mega Auction, Umran Malik was retained by SRH for a whooping sum of 4 cr.
- FASTEST BALL BY UMRAN MALIK
Umran Malik’s fastest ball is a 157 kmph delivery that he bowled in the 2022 IPL game against DC on May 5, 2022.
Umran Malik Twitter
Always a pleasure meeting the legend Virat bhai 💙 pic.twitter.com/y1ejKLZeLY
— Umran Malik🇮🇳 (@umran_malik_1) April 24, 2022
— Umran Malik🇮🇳 (@umran_malik_1) April 27, 2022
Practice Time pic.twitter.com/9UcXHPfTeH
— Umran Malik🇮🇳 (@umran_malik_1) April 14, 2022