Anrich Nortje and Umran Malik
Anrich Nortje and Umran Malik (Picture Supply: Twitter)

The 22-year-old Indian pacer Umran Malik made the headlines for sustaining a bowling velocity over 150 kmph in IPL 2022. South African pacer Anrich Nortje, one of many quickest pacers on this planet himself, shared his ideas when requested about who will bowl the quickest supply within the fourth T20I match between India and South Africa.

Nortje himself made the headlines for his firing deliveries towards Rajasthan Royals in 2020. He bowled the second and third quickest ball within the IPL historical past again then in the identical over with a ball ticking for 156.20 and 155.21 kmph, the latter one cleansing up Jos Buttler. In the meantime, Umran broke his report for the second-fastest supply in IPL historical past by bowling a 157.0 kmph supply to Rovman Powell after which bowled the fourth-fastest ball in the identical over this season.

Probably not bothered about it who’s the quickest and what the velocity gun is: Nortje

Malik took 22 wickets in IPL 2022 and earned a spot within the Indian squad for the five-match T20I collection towards South Africa at dwelling. The guests are main the collection by 2-1 and the Indian teen is but to make his debut. However there was an incredible discuss his involvement within the remaining two matches and lots of might be ready to keep watch over his bowling velocity. In the meantime, the Proteas pacer isn’t bothered about who’s the quickest bowler amongst them.

“Yeah, at this stage, I’m not bothered about who’s the quickest (bowler). Probably not bothered about it who’s the quickest and what the velocity gun is, it’s about contributing to the group. After I do practice, when I’m not enjoying, you clearly take into consideration how are you going to get quick with the way in which you practice, no matter you’re doing. At the back of my thoughts, it could be one thing I’ll carry on striving in direction of however it isn’t one thing I take into consideration after I go to the sector,” Nortje mentioned within the pre-match convention.

“Umran Malik is an excellent bowler, a really quick bowler. He has proven what he can do. If he will get sooner, nice for him. If I get sooner, nice for me. I don’t suppose we’re on the stage the place we’re competing to bowl the quickest ball, it’s about successful video games and making an attempt to contribute,” he mentioned.