Abu Dhabi. Impressed by fast bowler Umran Malik, who bowled the fastest ball of IPL 2021, Indian captain Virat Kohli said that it is necessary to monitor his progress to nurture this young talent of Jammu and Kashmir. Is. 21-year-old Malik from Jammu bowled the ball against Royal Challengers Bangalore at a speed of 152.95 kilometers per hour. However, he has got less chance to play for Hyderabad in the current season.
Virat Kohli said after the match, ‘Every year new talent emerges from this tournament. Nice to see you bowling at 150. From here it is important to keep an eye on the progress of the player. “Having a strong pool of fast bowlers is always a good sign for Indian cricket. When you see such talent, your eyes are on them and you want to make sure that they can grow to their potential.
Debut from current season
Umran Malik bowled 151.03 in his first match against Kolkata Knight Riders, which was the fastest delivery by an Indian in this IPL season. After that, he broke the record of Lockie Ferguson (152.75) for bowling the fastest ball of IPL by bowling at 152.95 against RCB. He has made his IPL debut from the current season.
not surprised by his performance
Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson also praised Umran Malik and said, ‘Umran is special. We’ve seen him on the nets a few seasons ago. It was not surprising to see him performing like this in the match. He is very useful for the team. However, the Hyderabad team is out of the race for the playoffs. The team has to face Mumbai Indians in the last match on 8 October.