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Sunil Gavaskar: The rising star has been the talk of the cricket world

Sunil Gavaskar, the legendary batsman, has high hopes for rising fast bowler Umran Malik, who continues to dazzle with his quick pace. Umran has seen his stock skyrocket in the blink of an eye after being signed as a net bowler during the second half of the IPL 2021 in UAE. Having played his full season in the T20 league earlier this year before making his India debut in both the ODIs and T20Is.
Umran is the second cricketer
Sunil Gavaskar, batting legend, says Umran is the second cricketer. After Sachin Tendulkar, one of the greatest batters to have played the game, who he is most excited to see play for India.
One player I am most excited to see playing for India after Sachin Tendulkar is Umran Malik. Gavaksar said ahead of India’s second One-Day International (ODI) against Bangladesh on Wednesday in Dhaka.
So far, the 23-year-old has played three T20Is and as many ODIs for India, taking a total of five wickets. He is playing his fourth ODI today, having replaced Kuldeep Sen, who is out with a back injury after making his India debut on Sunday.

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Umran was not named to the original Bangladesh ODI squad by the BCCI.
An injury to senior bowler Mohammed Shami freed up a spot for the youngster. Umran mentioned during the New Zealand tour that he’s working on expanding his arsenal with slower deliveries and yorkers while keeping the shortest format in mind.
I’m working on new deliveries. For example, I’m working on slowers and yorkers for T20s. In addition, I’m doing a great job of pitching good length and hard length balls. Working alongside the coaches is a lot of fun for me, and it feels great Umran stated.
“When I am playing for India, it is national duty and have to do well. If I do well, I will be able to stay on the team for a long time. I just want to play for India for a long time and perform well “He continued.

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