MI vs SRH: Umran Malik breaks Jasprit Bumrah’s record for youngest Indian to complete 20 wickets in IPL season

IPL 2022, MI vs SRH: Umran Malik came up with a match winning spell of 3/23 to bring his tally to 21 wickets. The SunRisers pacer only became the 2nd fast bowler after Kagiso Rabada who broke the 20-wicket mark in the season.

Umran breaks Bumrah’s record after completing 20 wickets in IPL 2022 (Courtesy of BCCI/PTI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Umran has collected 21 wickets in 13 games for SRH
  • SRH’s fast bowler took 3 wickets in a match winning attempt
  • Umran takes into account a call to India

SunRisers Hyderabad Umran Malik reached another milestone in his burgeoning and thriving career in the Indian Premier League on Tuesday 17 May after passing the 20-wicket mark in IPL 2022. Umran Malik reached the top 5 of the IPL 2022 wicket-takers list as he brought his tally to 21 in a match-winning spell for SRH against Mumbai Indians in a must-win match at Wankhede Stadium.

Umran Malik took 3 wickets and gave up just 23 runs in a match that saw more than 380 runs scored when he overcame a poor first-over to intimidate Mumbai’s batters at a raucous pace.

IPL 2022, MI vs SRH Highlights

Umran Malik became the youngest Indian bowler to take 20 or more wickets in an IPL season, breaking the record set by Jasprit Bumrah in 2017. Umran also became the 2nd pacer after Kagiso Rabada who went past the 20 wicketmark in IPL 2022.

YOUNGEST UP TO 20 IPL WICKETS

Umran Malik – 22 years and 176 days

Jasprit Bumrah – 23 years and 165 days in IPL 2017

RP Singh – 23 years and 166 days in IPL 2009

Pragyan Ojha – 23 years and 225 days in IPL 2010

Umran is 4th in the list of bowlers with the most wickets in IPL 2022, 3rd behind leader Yuzvendra Chahal.

Umran brought SunRisers Hyderabad back into the game on Tuesday after opening 95 runs between Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan in their 194 run chase. Umran sent Ishan back and then returned to retrieve the wickets from Daniel Sams and Tilak Varma in the same over.

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