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Sunil Gavaskar compares Umran Malik with Sachin Tendulkar in a major statement

CricketSunil Gavaskar compares Umran Malik with Sachin Tendulkar in a major statement

Srinagar: World of cricket is in awe since J&K’s pace sensation Umran Malik came into the limelight and latest to join in his praise is India legend Sunil Gavaskar who has compared Malik with batting great Sachin Tendulkar.

Gavaskar has said that Umran Malik is the second player after the legendary Sachin Tendulkar he is excited to see him.

Umran Malik impressed one and all with his performances during the 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League before he made his debut for the Indian cricket team in T20Is and ODIs.

He was a part of the Indian squad for the 2nd ODI game against Bangladesh on Wednesday, where he displayed pace, aggression, and accuracy with his mesmerizing spell.

Meanwhile, Speaking on SonyLIV ahead of the 2nd ODI match between India and Bangladesh in Dhaka on Wednesday, Sunil Gavaskar praised Umran Malik.

“One player I am most excited to see playing for India after Sachin Tendulkar is Umran Malik,” Gavaskar said.

So far, Malik has taken a total of 5 wickets while representing the Men in Blue in 3 T20Is and 3 ODIs.

Meanwhile Umran Malik who is best known for extreme pace has said that he is also working on variations.

“I am working on developing new deliveries. Like, I am working on slower ones and yorkers for T20s. Also, I am working very well on pitching good-length and hard-length balls. I am enjoying a lot by working alongside the coaches and feels really good,” Malik was quoted ad saying.

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