IPL2022: Ravi Shastri Makes a Big Statement About a Young Fast Bowler. Shastri stated during the mid-innings show on host broadcaster Star Sports. Umran Malik has all the makings of an India player, but he must be handled properly.
Former India head coach Ravi Shastri made a big statement about young paceman Umran Malik on Tuesday. After the fast bowler put in an impressive performance against Rajasthan Royals. The SunRisers Hyderabad bowlers had a bad day at work, but Umran shone bright with his raw pace and verve, finishing with figures of 2/39.
Shastri stated during the mid-innings show on host broadcaster Star Sports that Umran has all the makings of an India player, but he must be handled properly.
Ravi Shastri to Umran Malik: “I believe this guy has talent.”
“I believe this guy has talent.” He has genuine pace, and if he hits the right spots, he will cause problems for many batsmen. It’s all about how you handle him. The messages you send him, as well as the manner in which you communicate with him, will be crucial.
“There is no doubt about his ability. This player is from India. Only time will tell when he will be ready, but communication is critical. He should treat with caution and kept in the mix “According to Shastri.
When asked how he should be handled, Shastri suggested that the fast bowler be brought in as a net bowler for the Indian team to get a feel for the team culture.
“He should be kept in the Indian cricket team’s A team.” The selectors will have to keep an eye on him and keep him in the mix as much as possible.
“Have him there if this COVID thing continues and you need net bowlers or an extended party,” Shastri added.
Umran Malik was one of the Sunrisers Hyderabad players retained ahead of the IPL mega auction.