Umran Malik dismissed Lankan batsman Dasun Shanaka with a delivery that clocked 155 kmph on the speed gun (Image and videos courtesy: Twitter)
Pace sensation Umran Malik clocked a speed of 155 kmph as India beat Sri Lanka by just two runs in the first T20 international played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday.
While debutant Shivam Mavi played a stellar role in the host team’s thrilling triumph with four wickets, ‘Jammu Express’ Malik grabbed the headlines for bowling what is being dubbed as the fastest ball bowled by an Indian bowler.
1️⃣5️⃣5️⃣ reasons to love Umran Malik 💙
The #JammuExpress‘ fastest delivery in 🇮🇳 colours!#INDvSL #TeamIndia #OrangeArmy#UmranMalik #HardikPandya #INDvsSL pic.twitter.com/PtZuYK8ChZ
— Kamlesh Swami Kotputali (@KotputaliSwami) January 4, 2023
Bowling his last over, Malik dismissed Lankan batsman Dasun Shanaka with a delivery that clocked 155 kmph on the speed gun.
Umran Malik at 23 is breathing fire, at this rate he’ll breathe lava at 26, when he reaches his peak strength, will go on to be a terrific bowler till 33, this man is ruling the cricket for the next ten years
— mister t-man (@techsaturation) January 3, 2023
The second T20I match between India and Sri Lanka will be played on Thursday.