Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Umran Malik has gifted a beautiful maiden over to Punjab kings and took out 4 wickets, bottling their score to a 151 all out. In his maiden 20th over, Malik eliminated three wickets as he shifted Odean smith, Rahul Chahar, and Vaibhav Arora from the field to their pavilion. The right-arm fast bowler ended Punjab’s batting streak with astonishing figures of 4/28. This has led to the victory of Sunrisers over Punjab Kings by 7 wickets on Sunday.
Umran’s extraordinary display of skill has earned him praises all over social media. Congress MP Shashi Tharoor tweeted “We need him in India colors ASAP. What a phenomenal talent. Blood him before he burns out! Take him to England for the Test match greentop. He and Bumrah bowling in Tandem will terrify the Angrez!”. Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President KT Rama Rao also showered Umran with praises by tweeting “What an unbelievable spell full of raw pace. Take a bow young man, By far probably the best ever over in IPL”.
Coming from a humble background in Jammu and Kashmir, Umran set the record for the fastest Delivery by an Indian in IPL during his debut against Kolkata Knight Riders by bowling a 151.03 Kmph delivery, a speed that no Indian Bowler had touched in the ongoing season. He later broke his own record by bowling a 153 kmph delivery against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Umran’s coach, Randhir Singh Manhas took him as a ward when he was just 17. Manhas also says that, Umran who had been a class X Dropout developed his speed by bowling with tennis balls and playing regular tennis ball Cricket.
Umran’s Bowling has elevated Hyderabad Sunrisers to the 4th spot in the ongoing season. Many other cricketers also complemented Umran for bowling one of the greatest final overs, a cricket fan can ever witness