Umran broke his own record of throwing the fastest ball, came close to Shoaib Akhtar's record
Umran Malik Record: Team India has taken a 1-0 lead in the series by defeating Sri Lanka by 67 runs. India's young fast bowler Umran Malik has broken his own week-old record by bowling at 156 kmph. Umran said that I just want to bowl well and in the right area. Siraj and Shami's bhai had to make maximum use of my pace.
Team India has taken a 1-0 lead in the three ODI series by defeating Sri Lanka by 67 runs in the first match. In this match, where Virat Kohli has become the fastest batsman to score 12500 runs in ODI cricket with his 45th century, while Umran Malik has broken his own week-old record by throwing the ball at a speed of 156 kilometres per hour. Team India's 23-year-old young fast bowler Umran Malik achieved this milestone in the 14th over of the Sri Lankan innings. He took three wickets for 57 runs in his eight overs and played a key role in India's victory.
Recently Umran Malik bowled at a speed of 155 kmph in the first T20I against Sri Lanka leaving behind Jasprit Bumrah's record of throwing the ball at a speed of 153.6 kmph. With this, he became the bowler who bowled the fastest ball in international cricket from India. In the first ODI against Sri Lanka, he broke the same record and bowled at a speed of 156 kmph.
This fast bowler from Jammu and Kashmir has also bowled at a speed of 157 kmph in IPL. After India's victory, Umran said I have played 6 matches, I just want to bowl well and in the right areas. The wicket was flat, I spoke to Siraj bhai, and Shami bhai, and the inputs were to make maximum use of my pace. I want to be as precise as possible.
At the same time, Virat Kohli's 45th ODI century and half-centuries from captain Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill helped India win the first match by 67 runs over Sri Lanka and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.