Umran Malik Reveals The Name Of 3 Indian Players Who He Dreams Of Dismissing
By CricShots - Dec 30, 2022 6:50 pm
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The young Indian pace sensation, Umran Malik has already shown us promising signs that he can go on to become one of the best pacers in modern-day cricket. He has troubled the opposition batters with his raw pace and by ruffling their feathers, he has managed to churn out wickets at regular intervals. In fact, Umran Malik is the kind of fast bowler Team India were actually looking for over the years.

Umran Malik
Umran Malik made his ODI debut

It is very important for the team management to guide and nurture him so much so that he could go on to touch the pinnacle of success in Indian cricket. He has represented the Indian cricket team in five ODIs and three T20Is so far. The young pacer has bagged seven wickets in ODI and two wickets in T20Is.

Meanwhile, the Gujjar Nagar-born cricketer has revealed dream wickets in the Indian Premier League and they are three big names in Indian cricket. During a recent chat with News24 Sports, he said his dream wickets in IPL are Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and KL Rahul. These three players have dominated the IPL for several years now.

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The trio is expected to lead the batting attack by example in the sixteenth edition of the IPL. Virat Kohli represents Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL whereas Rohit Sharma is the skipper of Mumbai Indians. On the other hand, KL Rahul is the captain of Lucknow Super Giants and it will be quite interesting to see how these batsmen would lead the attack in the upcoming season. He also talked about his comparison with the former Pakistan pacer, Shoaib Akhtar.

Umran Malik said, “My dream for IPL 2023 to pick wickets of Virat Kohli bhai, KL Rahul bhai and Rohit Sharma bhai.” He further added, “I want to win Player of the Tournament in the 2023 World Cup in India. I’m not thinking about breaking Shoaib Akhtar’s record for the fastest delivery in cricket history. If Allah wants it to happen, it will happen for me.”

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Umran Malik has been listed in the T20I squad for the three-match T20I series against the Sri Lankan national cricket team. The right-arm paceman will be seen in action for the T20I opener which is scheduled to be played on January 3 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.