IND vs SL 2nd T20I: Team India pacer Umran Malik got his best international career figures as he picked up 3 wickets giving away 48 runs. During his pacey spell, the right-arm fast bowler knocked over Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Wanindu Hasaranga’s stumps. Fans on social media could not keep calm after the young pace sensation displayed a fiery performance. He got smacked for 48 runs but his bowling showed a lot of promise for a bowler who’s just 24 years of age. Compared to the other India bowlers, Umran displayed a good performance.
Checkout the fan reactions here….
— Nikhil Tiwari (@Nikhil_tiwari7) January 5, 2023
Umran Malik is loading, the express. pic.twitter.com/jFsnSLqxVA
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) January 5, 2023
You knew Umran Malik was special when the legend Steyn went gaga over him.
"I am living through him. I'm wishing I could be him" – Steyn on Umran Malik during the IPL.
— Rohit Sankar (@imRohit_SN) January 5, 2023
Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka showed no mercy to the Indian bowling attack as he guided his side to a total of 206 after 20 overs. Along with Shanaka, Charith Asalanka and Kusal Mendis showed grit and determination with the bat to help Sri Lanka fight back against India to post 206/6 in the second T20I of the three-match series at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Thursday. Shanaka was the highest run-scorer for Sri Lanka with an unbeaten 56 off 22 balls while Asalanka and Mendis played gritty knocks of 37 and 52 respectively.