IPL 2022: You Can't Go To Supermarket, Buy Pace. He Scares You The Same Way Archer Does: Ian Bishop Backs Youngster To Play For India

Updated - 19 Apr 2022, 01:40 PM

Ian Bishop (Image Credits: Twitter)
Ian Bishop (Image Credits: Twitter)

Umran Malik, who was a net bowler during India’s last World T20 crusade in the UAE, has acquired acclaim from numerous intellectuals, and West Indies legend Ian Bishop anticipated the young fast bowler to play for India soon.

Umran Malik served a few lightning bolts against Punjab as he guaranteed three wickets in the last over that additionally saw a run out to bowl them out for 151. It was the first occasion in IPL history where four wickets fell with practically no run being scored. Umran, who has dazzled with his crude speed since making his IPL debut last year, wrapped up with figures of 4/28.

Best Of The Batters Will Be Uncomfortable Facing Him: Ian Bishop on Umran Malik

Umran Malik (Image Credits: Twitter)
Umran Malik (Image Credits: Twitter)

“I’ve been excited about this guy since I saw him bowl last year. Genuine pace, you cannot go to a supermarket and buy that. You can train someone to master line and length but can’t teach someone how to bowl fast. He’s bowling with hostility which means even the best of batters will be uncomfortable facing him,” Ian Bishop said on Star Sports.

The 22-year-old Umran has been the center of attraction at this year’s IPL and he could likewise be included in India’s team in the current year’s T20 World Cup in Australia. The Indian team will play South Africa in a five-match T20I series at home, trailed by two games in Ireland. Both series are planned for June.

The speedster from Jammu and Kashmir has a place with the interesting type of quick bowlers who can clock the 150 kph mark without any difficulty.

Umran Malik Is Going To Play For India: Ian Bishop

Umran Malik (Image Credits: IPL)
Umran Malik (Image Credits: IPL)

“He scares you the same way Lockie Ferguson and Jofra Archer do, and Dale Steyn loves him. It’s just fascinating to me what Umran Malik can become. If he stays fit, he’s going to play for India and international cricket. I would also repeat how many Umran Malik’s around this vast nation are yet to be discovered,” Ian Bishop added.

In the game against Punjab, Umran had Odean Smith gotten off his own bowling with another splendid short-pitched ball. He then fortified Rahul Chahar and Vaibhav Arora to polish off a magnificent twentieth over. In the meantime, Aiden Markram (41 not out) and Nicholas Pooran (45 not out) sparkled with the bat.

The success took Hyderabad to eight points, climbing to the fourth spot, while Punjab stayed on seventh with six points from as many matches in the league table.

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