Umran Malik’s father after Pacer’s ODI debut “It’s great that he didn’t play in the T20 World Cup”

There was a big protest after the Speedster Umran Malik He was not included in India’s 2022 T20 World Cup squad. Many felt his raw speed and jump could come in handy for Men in Blue on Australian floors, traditionally known for helping speed racers.

However, his father Abdul Rashid has a different opinion on this matter. He is glad that his son is not playing the mega event as he is still in the learning phase. “People were saying he wouldn’t be selected for the World Cup. We think it’s great that he didn’t succeed. Things happen when they should.

You don’t need to run after anything. The child is in the learning stage. She shares her dressing room with the veterans. He will go there and learn from them. No need to hurry. The big players that are already out there are doing pretty well, while others get the opportunity once they’re noticed.” said Rashid.

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Abdul Rashid shines a light on son Umran Malik’s debut in ODI

Umran Malik
Umran Malik and Isan Kisan

After warming up the bench for the entire T20I series, Ümran Malik and Sanju Samson they finally got their chance in the first ODI against New Zeland. It was a special moment for Umran when she made her ODI debut. Thereupon, Abdul Rashid expressed his happiness and said that his son was decent in the game.

It was important for him (Umran Malik) to play in ODIs and he made a good debut. The almighty supported him, and so did the whole nation. People were talking about recruiting Umran and Sanju Samson. It happened today and we felt great. Our child plays for the country. What else can we ask for? The whole world is watching him. This was his debut and we are happy for him. India should have won the game, but don’t worry, we will win the next game.” added.

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Malik took two goals in the match and became the highest goalkeeper for India. However, India lost the match by seven wickets to stay behind in the three-game series. The two sides will meet once again Sunday (November 27). It will be a must-win match for the Indian team.

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