New Delhi. Sunrisers Hyderabad’s fast bowler Umran Malik uprooted Wriddhiman Saha’s stump on his sensational ball, his speed was 152.8 kmph. In front of this fast ball of Umran, Saha got tired of eating all four. This was the fastest ball of the match played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat Titans on Wednesday. On the other hand, if we talk about IPL 2022, then it was the fourth fastest ball. Although the record of throwing the fastest ball in the 15th season is in the name of Lockie Ferguson. He has bowled the ball at a speed of 153.9 kmph in this session. While Umran Malik is at number two in this case. Now the question arises whether Umran is the first bowler to bowl the fastest delivery of India. In this article, we will tell you about the Indian bowlers who have bowled 150 or more speed in IPL to international cricket.
A dive into the cricket history of India reveals that before Umran Malik, there have been many Indian bowlers who have bowled at 150 or more speed. There is no doubt that Umran is currently the fastest bowler in India. He has also proved this thing many times in IPL. He is the only bowler from India who has bowled the fastest delivery in the Indian Premier League. Last year, Umran bowled the ball against RCB at a speed of 153 kmph. But this year he has increased his speed further. Umran’s fastest ball speed in IPL 2022 has been 153.30 kmph.
Srinath bowled the fastest ball
The record of bowling the fastest ball from India is in the name of former India fast bowler Javagal Srinath. During his cricket career, he threw the ball at a speed of 154.5 km per hour. This record is still recorded in the name of Shrinath. Cricketer turned match referee Javagal Srinath was India’s first pure fast bowler. But the speed with which Umran Malik is bowling can break this many years old record of Srinath.
Indian bowler with 150 kmph
Apart from Javagal Srinath, Indian bowlers who have bowled 150 or more speed in IPL and International cricket include Irfan Pathan 153.7, Umran Malik 153.30, Jasprit Bumrah 153, Ishant Sharma 152.6, Varun Aaron 152.5 and Umesh Yadav 152.2 kmph. The ball has been thrown at speed. All these bowlers have represented India in international cricket, except for Umran Malik.
Umran Malik in IPL 2022
In IPL 2022, the magic of Umran Malik’s fast balls is speaking loudly. In the 15th season of the Indian Premier League, he has so far bowled at the speed of 153.30, 153.10, 152.8 and 152.60. He has also taken 15 wickets in the season so far. Umran has impressed many cricket legends with his stormy bowling. After the match played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat Titans, when he was asked whether he intended to bowl at 155 kmph. Responding to this question, Umran Malik said in a very polite manner that when the above person will throw it, I will throw it.