South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma has expressed his ideas on the opportunity of dealing with Indian pacer Umran Malik within the upcoming T20I sequence in India. Malik hogged the limelight for persistently bowling over 150 kmph within the lately concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. He’s now a part of the Indian aspect, which is internet hosting South Africa for a five-match T20I sequence ranging from June 9.
Umran Malik was first retained by Sunrisers Hyderabad forward of the likes of skilled pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and T Natarajan earlier than the mega public sale in February. He completed the IPL 2022 season with 22 wickets from 14 matches, most by any Indian pacer. His consistency with velocity received the eye of many, together with Indian workforce selectors. He’s now in competition to make his worldwide debut within the upcoming sequence towards South Africa.
South African gamers develop up dealing with quick bowlers: Temba Bavuma
South Africa has named their strongest doable lineup for the India tour, captained by Temba Bavuma. The 32-year-old middle-order batter was glorious towards India at dwelling within the Take a look at and ODI sequence earlier this yr. He additionally scored two essential fifties towards Bangladesh in his final two Take a look at matches however is conscious of the menace India poses at dwelling. The Indian aspect is with out key gamers Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, and Ravindra Jadeja for this sequence. However Bavuma has identified that India nonetheless has good and in-form gamers of their setup.
He additionally realizes the menace Umran Malik possesses on this sequence. He mentioned no batter desires to face a bowl at 150 kmph, however the participant has to arrange for that. The South African aspect additionally has a threatening tempo unit in type of Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, and Marco Jansen however Bavuma is predicting a particular event for Umran Malik.
“I feel in South Africa we develop up dealing with quick bowlers however I don’t assume no batter likes to face a ball at 150 kmph. However you put together in addition to you may. We additionally received guys who can bowl 150 kmph. So we have now that weaponry in our arsenal. However Umran Malik is a particular expertise for Group India and I hope that he may emulate his IPL efficiency in worldwide cricket,” – Temba Bavuma on Umran Malik.