Umran Malik caught attention when he had first cleaned up Shreyas Iyer in a match against KKR. Since then the bowler has become a favorite to be hailed by Dale Steyn, followed by the cricket fraternity. The ‘Jammu and Kashmir’, as he is popularly being referred to in IPL, is not just a theater of thrill to watch but also a living thunderbolt that crashes on the stumps when a batsman tries to make room against his fiery bowling. During the match against Gujarat Titans, Malik bagged his 8th consecutive award for bowling at the highest speed in the match, being a direct competitor of Lockie Ferguson from Gujarat Titans.
Umran Malik while putting Gujarat Titans in a spot of bother bagged five wickets and cleaned all the three batsmen by crashing his delivery onto stump at lightning speed. Netizens however couldn’t hold onto their emotions before rolling them on the social media handle.
Umran Malik’s becoming an addiction. #SRHvGT
— Jatin Sapru (@jatinsapru) April 27, 2022
Maiden five-wicket haul for Umran Malik – he has arrived with his pace. pic.twitter.com/p0SGpkcFYz
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) April 27, 2022
This is Umran Malik under Dale Steyn 🤯🥵😵💫 Pace is Pace pic.twitter.com/FS916wRZ5C
— Göüŕäv_7 (@JhawarGourav7) April 27, 2022