Umran Malik
Umran Malik. (Photograph By Sam Barnes/Sportsfile by way of Getty Photos)

Former Check opener Aakash Chopra has mentioned that rising tempo sensation Umran Malik isn’t but prepared for worldwide task regardless of having a dream IPL 2022 that noticed him bowl in extra of over 150 kmph per hour commonly.

Chopra got here up with an recommendation for the Indian suppose tank, saying that the 22-year-old wants to realize publicity earlier than taking part in worldwide cricket. The cricketer-turned-cricket pundit talked about that Umran remains to be a uncooked expertise who has not performed a variety of cricket.

“Umran Malik has one thing that others don’t have – excessive tempo. You’ll be able to’t train that to anybody. You’ll be able to train every little thing else – line and size, yorker, bouncer, slower ones. However you may’t train somebody tips on how to bowl with pace. You might be both born a pacer or born a medium-pacer”, mentioned Chopra throughout a Q&A session on his YouTube channel.

“Little question, he has the tempo. However what I really feel is that Umran Malik isn’t prepared for worldwide cricket as of now. It is rather easy, he wants time. He hasn’t performed a variety of cricket and so he’s nonetheless uncooked”, he added.

Umran, who had a memorable IPL 2022, registering 22 wickets in 14 video games averaging 20.18, was right away drafted into the Indian staff for the five-match residence T20I sequence towards South Africa final month. Nevertheless, the teen didn’t get a single recreation in that sequence and was handed his maiden India cap throughout the second T20I towards Eire on June 26.

Nonetheless, his worldwide performances haven’t been up to speed because the budding quick bowler has simply managed to register two scalps to his identify in three matches at a median of 56 and an economic system fee of 12.44. The Jammu & Kashmir cricketer featured within the third T20I towards England just lately however had a forgettable outing as he conceded 56 runs from his 4 overs at an economic system of 14 and picked up the wicket of Jason Roy.

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