January 04, 2023
Sports Tak Staff
Team India kick-started 2023 on a winning note on January 03 (Tuesday) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Hardik Pandya's men defeated Sri Lanka by two runs in the 1st T20I.
Shivam Mavi delivered a dream spell on debut as he bagged four wickets but it was Umran Malik who created history.
Umran Malik bamboozled the visiting batters with his searing speed.
The right-arm pacer notched the quickest delivery ever bowled by an Indian pacer in international cricket.
History transpired when the 23-year-old unleashed a 155kph thunderbolt to dismiss Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer broke senior paceman Jasprit Bumrah's mark of 153.36 kph.
Mohammed Shami (153.3 kph) and Navdeep Saini (152.85 kph) are ranked 3rd and 4th in the list of fastest Indian bowlers in international cricket.