“Regardless of Working With Dale Steyn…”: Virender Sehwag Minces No Phrases In Criticism Of Umran Malik






Sunrisers Hyderabad ended their IPL 2023 marketing campaign with an eight-wicket defeat in opposition to Mumbai Indians on Sunday. The 2016 champions had a forgetful outing on this season, with solely 4 victories in 14 matches. Regardless of having many massive names like Aiden Markram, Mayank Agarwal, Glenn Phillips, SRH failed to depart a mark and completed on the backside of the factors desk. Other than them, one participant who turned out to be a significant disappointment this 12 months was pacer Umran Malik. The Jammu and Kashmir speedster emerged as a celebrity in 2022 however gave a very reverse efficiency this 12 months.

In the course of the conflict in opposition to MI, Umran leaked 41 runs in his three-over quota and went wicketless. Seeing his below-par efficiency, former India batter Virender Sehwag didn’t mince his phrases and said that the younger pacer hasn’t discovered something from SRH’s quick bowling coach Dale Steyn.

“Umran Malik’s downside is that he retains shuffling his size. He does not have the expertise but. He might need labored quite a bit with Dale Steyn, however he hasn’t actually acquired the thought of his size. Regardless of working with Steyn for thus lengthy and studying below him, he is doing the identical errors that he did final 12 months,” Sehwag advised Cricbuzz.

Notably, Umran performed 14 matches in IPL 2022 and scalped 22 wickets. Nonetheless, he was given solely eight matches in 2023, the place he might take solely 5 wickets.

Earlier, on being requested about Umran’s absence from the crew, former India pacer Zaheer Khan had said that Umran was not managed properly by his franchise.

“Umran Malik has not been dealt with properly I felt by the franchise, (in) the best way he ought to have been dealt with by the franchise, (in) the best way his companies ought to have been utilised by SRH. That is one thing which was evident,” Zaheer Khan, IPL skilled with official digital broadcasters Jio Cinema, had advised NDTV.

The previous star left-arm pacer added that Umran didn’t get correct steerage at SRH.

“When you’re speaking a few younger seamer, you’re additionally taking a look at creating that surroundings and assist. And, that steerage is required. Sadly that was not seen by SRH. That is why, he is had a season like this,” Zaheer had stated.

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