Fastest Ball in IPL 2023: Umran Malik Bowling Speed clocks 152 kmph in the SRH vs RR match

Updated on: Apr 2, 2023 5:51 pm IST

Umran Malik Fastest Ball in IPL 2023

In a crucial news update, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) premier pace bowler Umran Malik has bowled the fastest ball of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023) season where he clocked an astonishing bowling speed of 152 kmph in the ongoing game against Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

Fastest Ball in IPL 2023: Umran Malik Bowling Speed clocks 152 kmph in the SRH vs RR match

While playing for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in their first match of IPL 2023, right-arm speedster Umran Malik first bowled a sensational delivery with a speed of 149.2 kmph to clean bowl Rajasthan Royals batsman Devdutt Padikkal. The Jammu & Kashmir pace bowler also clocked an amazing bowling speed of 152 kmph in the same 15th over of the ongoing SRH vs RR IPL 2023 match. This is also the fastest delivery in IPL 2023 season after Lucknow Super Giants speedster Mark Wood touched around 150 kmph in the match against Delhi Capitals. Umran has managed to claim as many as 24 wickets from 17 IPL matches at an economy of less than 9.

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During the 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League, Umran Malik bowled the fastest ball in the history of the competition by any Indian player when he clocked a brilliant bowling speed of 157 kmph. Incidentally, the SRH speedster crossed 150 kmph barrier during IPL 2022 more than 10 times. In the 15 years history of the IPL, Umran is just behind the duo of Shaun Tait and Lockie Ferguson in the list of the fastest ball in IPL as they have bowled at 157.71 and 157.3 kmph respectively.

Date Team Opposition Speed
May 5, 2022 Hyderabad Delhi 157 kmph
May 5, 2022 Hyderabad Delhi 156 kmph
May 1, 2022 Hyderabad Chennai 154 kmph
April 11, 2022 Hyderabad Gujarat 153.3 kmph
April 9, 2022 Hyderabad Chennai 153.1 kmph

While talking about international cricket, Umran Malik also overtook his India teammate Jasprit Bumrah when he bowled the fastest ball by any Indian player in T20I cricket. While playing against Sri Lanka, Malik clocked an amazing bowling speed of 155 kmph.

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