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Umran Malik Fastest Ball: Umran Malik Bowling Speed in IPL 2022

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Umran Malik Fastest Ball: The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have unearthed an incredible talent in the form of right-arm fast bowler Umran Malik who has caught the eyeballs in the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) season with his tremendous bowling speed. The speedster has surprised everyone and bowled remarkably well especially in the last few matches. After some crucial performances last year, the Sunrisers Hyderabad showed faith in the Jammu & Kashmir youngster and retained him for INR 4 Crore ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction.

Umran Malik Fastest Ball: Umran Malik IPL 2022

For the Sunrisers Hyderabad, Umran Malik has troubled even the best of batsmen with his serious raw pace so far in this edition of the Indian Premier League. During the last game against Gujarat Titans, Umran clean bowled Wriddhiman Saha with a rocketing 153.3 kmph delivery. He has consistently clocked bowling speeds of over 145 kmph in the ongoing T20 tournament. The fast bowler’s career-best IPL performance came against Gujarat Titans when he picked up outstanding figures of 5 for 25 in his four overs.

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There has been a fierce competition between Lockie Ferguson and Umran Malik with respect to who will bowl the fastest delivery in IPL 2022. At this moment, Gujarat Titans pacer Ferguson holds the record with an astonishing bowling speed of 153.9 that came in the game against Chennai Super Kings.

Fastest Ball in IPL 2022

Player Bowling Speed (kmph)
Lockie Ferguson 153.9
Umran Malik 153.3
Umran Malik 153.1
Lockie Ferguson 152.6
Umran Malik 152.6

 

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Fastest Ball in IPL history

Bowler Bowling Speed
(kmph)
Shaun Tait 157.71
Anrich Nortje 156.22
Anrich Nortje 155.21
Anrich Nortje 154.74
Anrich Nortje 154.21
Dale Steyn 154.4
Kagiso Rabada 154.23

 

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Umran Malik Bowling Speed in IPL 2022

Bowling Speed (kmph)
153.3
153.1
152.6
152.4
151.8

 

While playing for the Sunrisers Hyderabad, Umran Malik is currently the second highest wicket-taker in IPL 2022. He has taken a total of 15 wickets from as many as 8 matches at an average of 15.93.

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