Umran Malik Speed | IPL 2021: Jason Holder Lavishes Praise on Umran Malik After J&K Pacer Bowl Fastest Ball of Tournament | Holder on Malik


Abu Dhabi: Umran Malik, a 21-year-old pacer from Jammu and Kashmir, has become the talk of the country when he clocked 153 kmph against RCB on Wednesday. While the world has stood up and paid attention to the rookie, West Indies star Jason Holder heaped praise on the pacer. Malik’s SRH partner revealed that the fast bowler is giving the batsmen a tough time in the nets. Holder also admitted that it is the extra speed that Malik has that makes all the difference. Also Read – IPL 2021: Virat Kohli Praises Yuzvendra Chahal’s Defeat Vs SRH, Says ‘He Is Bowling Very Well’

“I think the first thing to mention is his pace. That’s his biggest asset. He’s been consistent in training and he’s giving us a pretty tough time in training. He’s become very difficult to catch. As you said Have seen in games, he is clearly cheating a lot of batsmen for pace. That extra pace always gives a boost to any bowling attack,” the former West Indies captain said in a post-match conference call. Read – IPL 2021: Bhuvneshwar Kumar reveals plans against AB de Villiers after SRH beat RCB

Inducted into SRH’s main squad as a COVID-19 replacement for T Natarajan, Malik has impressed cricket pundits as well as fans with his quick pace and control. Also Read – IPL 2021: With MS Dhoni Not Firing, Ravindra Jadeja Needs More Opportunities With The Bat – Ian Bishop

Surely, he will be the one to see how he progresses. Kohli talked about this while praising Malik.

“This tournament brings forth talent every year, it’s nice to see a guy bowling 150 clicks [on Umran Malik]. From here it is important to understand the progress of individuals. Fast bowlers getting stronger is always a good sign for Indian cricket and whenever you see such talent, you will have your eyes on them and make sure you maximize their potential which is already seen at IPL level. He is going. Kohli said in the presentation after the match.


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