IPL 2022: Umran Malik has been impressed with his fire spell.© Instagram
Umran Malik has garnered tremendous praise from all over the world since his lightning began to smash the best batsmen in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. By recording a steady speed of 150km / h, Umran Malik has made life difficult for a batsman to score against him. The Pacer has gained a lot of fans and many think that he has everything to represent the country one day. This includes Umran Abdul Rashid’s father. Speaking to TOI, Rashid spoke frankly about his son’s ambitions in the sport and what he thinks can be achieved.
In an interesting anecdote, Rashid also revealed an incident that made Umran very happy.
It was a time when former India captains MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli praised Umran Malik and stated that the pacer could be the “future of Indian cricket”.
“Umran discussed some of those things with me. MS Dhoni is a legend of the game. Virat Kohli is also a great cricketer. Umran met them both. They have told Umran that he is the future of Indian cricket. When Umran called me To share this with me, he was very happy. He was happy after hearing the golden words from the two legends of the game, “Rashid said.
Umran Malik’s father added that one day, he wants his son to represent India and play in the World Cup.
“My only dream now is to see my son wear the Indian team jersey. I want him to play in the World Cup one day. I’m sure he will do it. He has reached this level and I am sure he will get there soon. He will make the whole country proud, “he added.
Not only Kohli and Dhoni, but many other former Indian players were impressed with Umran’s abilities with the ball.
Recently, Sunil Gavaskar also revealed how Umran impressed him with his speed and accuracy.
“Umran Malik is very impressive with his speed but more than his speed, it is his accuracy (which is impressive). Many men who do bowling at that speed tend to spray the ball but Umran does very few passes,” Gavaskar told Cricket Live at Star Sports.
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