IPL 2023: Umran Malik Is a Great Find, Can Bowl Even Quicker With Some Technical Improvements, Believes Brett Lee

New Delhi, May 30 : Former Australian quick bowler Brett Lee on Monday heaped large reward on Umran Malik, saying that the teen is a nice discover and may bowl much more faster if he works on the few technical areas of his bowling sooner or later. Many younger Indian bowlers impressed the specialists and followers with their sheer tempo within the just lately concluded IPL 2023 however Malik was the standout performer. The Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer had a breakout season as he picked 22 wickets in 14 matches and infrequently clocked speeds in extra of 150 kmph. For his spectacular performance in IPL 2023, Malik received the Emerging Player award. 

“There have been many, who have been bowling some decent balls but I have been really impressed with Umran Mailk. I think he is a great find, a youngster hitting over 150 kph, so he has been very very impressive. And, I still believe he can go quicker, which is exciting not only for people like me but for many former cricketers who want to watch guys bowl fast, certainly for Indian cricket,” Lee informed IANS on the sidelines of the Phoenix Business Advisory occasion within the nationwide capital. The Jammu and Kashmir pacer continues to be very younger, uncooked and may enhance a lot going additional. The 45-year outdated Lee steered a few key areas, the place Malik can enhance to change into quicker.

“There is something in his run-up that he can improve on, action, pulling down harder different parts of the wrist positions. But, the great thing is that one’s actions will never be perfect. My action was never perfect but I always tried to be the best version of me so up until the last ball I bowled before being retired, I was working on my action. So, one can keep improving every single day,” he mentioned. The Australian feels batters have taken their sport to completely different ranges within the final one decade or so and the bowlers are lagging behind. However, he’s happy to see guys hitting the 150 kmph mark within the IPL 2023.  Raya and the Last Dragon Big Game Trailer Does ‘The Jumpy Thing’ at Super Bowl

“Over the last sort of fifteen years, I have noticed that batsmen are getting and hitting bigger shots, hitting bigger sixes more often and different kinds of shots have been developed and we have also seen pace being dropped and now we think that 140 kmph is fast. Now, what we have seen through this IPL, a few guys have hit the 150 kmph barrier, which is exciting and so I am up for it,” mentioned Lee. Asked in regards to the recommendation for budding quick bowlers, the Australian mentioned, “What makes a good fast bowler is a good sprinter. So, my advice to any young bowler, who wants to bowl on his bowling and become faster to become a good sprinter.”

Lee, who was recognised as one of many quickest bowlers on this planet, additionally praised Hardik Pandya’s captaincy within the IPL, saying that the all-rounder led from the entrance. Skipper Hardik registered a powerful bowling determine of three/17 with the ball and in addition performed a essential knock of 34 runs to information Gujarat Titans to the IPL trophy of their debut season. “I think he (Hardik) has been outstanding. His level of commitment to the team, I think with both bat and ball, has been brilliant and to see him take a couple of wickets last night to lead from the front was great,” the previous Australian cricketer mentioned.

“You know what you want from a great captain is leadership of course, respect, that someone that stands up and actually delivers, scores runs, takes wickets that’s what you want and Hardik has done. So, congratulations to him,” he added. Lee, who can be the model ambassador of Phoenix Business Advisory — a enterprise visa immigration consultancy, additionally spoke in regards to the firm’s function in serving to Indians enhance their companies in Australia.

“Phoenix Business Advisory is creating opportunities for high-net-worth individuals based here in India, to come out to Australia to further their business. I’ve been really lucky that every time I come to beautiful shows in India, I have been welcomed with open arms and we’re saying now, the opportunity to trade is open and a free trade agreement has been passed in Australia,” he mentioned. “There is a massive opportunity to invest and Phoenix just makes things so easy. It’s seamless, right from the time that you apply for that one visa to the end,” he concluded.

(The above story first appeared on SociallyKeeda on May 30, 2023 06:41 PM IST. For more information and updates on politics, world, sports activities, entertainment and life-style, go surfing to our web site

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