Umran Malik Delivered A Ball At 163.7 In The Indian Nets?
By CricShots - Jun 8, 2022 11:30 am
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Team India’s young speedster, Umran Malik is already in action with his deadly bowling. He made a name for himself by scalping 22 wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 as he bowled regularly at the pace of 150+. He is the fastest Indian bowler in IPL history to bowl with a record of 157 kmph. It is rumored that the young speedster of Jammu and Kashmir will create a new sensation in the cricket field in the coming days.

Umran Malik
Umran Malik bowling in the Indian nets

In particular, former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee had predicted that Umran Malik would break the record of Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar. Malik also said that in the future, I will have to break Shoaib Akhtar’s fastball record. Uman Malik is now preparing to set such a world record. Team India is practicing for the T20 series against South Africa, while Umran has been bowling in the nets for a few hours. It is reported that Umran Malik bowled at a speed of 163.7 kmph. 

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This means that Shoaib Akhtar has set a record in the nets. The record for fastest bowling in the history of cricket is set by former Pakistani paceman Shoaib Akhtar when he delivered a ball at 161.3 kph against New Zealand. Even though this record has been around for over two decades, no one has broken this record.

Here is the video of the incident:

Umran Malik is now garnering attention for bowling at 163.7 kmph in the nets. That means Umran has already surpassed the record. However, this is not taken into consideration in the international record. Thus, it is not surprising that in the coming days, the unstable record will be broken. Even head coach, Rahul Dravid is also influenced by Uman Malik’s fast bowling.

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Thus, it is possible to make Team India debut in the series against South Africa. Dravid also discussed introducing youngsters to Test cricket. Uman Malik, who caught the eye of everyone by shooting a fire during a practice match, has proven his ability to break the world record in the name of Shoaib Akhtar. Similarly, Akhtar will break the record for the T20 series against South Africa.