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‘Big fan of Kohli bhai’: Umran Malik says he would aim at Virat Kohli’s wicket in next match

Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Umran Malik is the talk of the town these days as he is consistently touching the 150kph-mark in the ongoing IPL 2022. Malik, who hails from Jammu, has scalped 10 wickets in the six matches he has played so far in the IPL season. When asked who he would like to bowl to among the best batters in the tournament, Malik replied, “KL Rahul and Virat Kohli.” In a video interview with Sports Tak, Malik said, “Wanted to get KL Rahul out. I tried that out in our last match (SRH vs LSG). Our next match is against RCB and I would aim to get Kohli bhai out. I am a big fan of both these players (KL Rahul and Virat Kohli). I can only give my hundred per cent, rest is in God’s hand.” Malik started his journey as a nets bowler for the Sunrisers Hyderabad and replaced Natarajan...
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IPL 2022: When Rashid Khan asked Umran Malik to bowl slower to him

Three wickets, no runs conceded in the final over against Punjab Kings to boot – Umran Malik notched yet another feather to his cap on the Indian Premier League stage on Sunday. His feat of a maiden in the 20th over is one that has only been managed by three other bowlers in the IPL — Irfan Pathan, Lasith Malinga and Jaydev Unadkat. Already a household name in his native Srinagar, Malik’s foray into the IPL began with a chance to bowl at the Sunrisers Hyderabad nets. There, when he started bowling north of 150 clicks, it seemed like another Indian bowling prodigy had been unearthed. And then an injury to T Natarajan handed Umran the opportunity of a lifetime. Getting to bowl in the last season of the IPL, the Jammu and Kashmir bowler continued consistently hitting 150 kmph. Umran Malik...
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IPL 2022: Umran Malik’s triple wicket maiden in last over against Punjab Kings is ‘is gold stuff’

Umran Malik of Sunrisers Hyderabad bowled a triple wicket maiden in the match against Punjab Kings on Saturday. Malik first burst into the scene when he bowled the fastest ball in IPL history last year, when he clocked 152.95 kph against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Since then, the youngster from Jammu and Kashmir has gone from strength to strength in the league, the crescendo coming on Sunday when he bowled a last over maiden and took 3 wickets in the same over against Punjab Kings. With his last over maiden, Malik joins the company of Irfan Pathan (2008), Lasith Malinga (2009) and Jaidev Unadkat (2017). Malik produced a stunning 20th over as Sunrisers Hyderabad bundled out Punjab Kings for 151. The 22-year-old uncapped pacer was on fire in the last over when he picked three wickets wh...