Umran Malik: India’s next star? – Stumped, BBC World Service




We discuss the rise of Umran Malik, the uncapped 22-year-old lighting up the Indian Premier League.

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On this week’s BBC Stumped with Alison Mitchell, Brett Sprigg and Charu Sharma, we find out more about the man touted as India’s next star; Umran Malik. The uncapped 22-year-old has taken the Indian Premier League by storm with the fastest bowling and best bowling figures in the competition this year.

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