Umran Malik went fast and furious against Gujarat Titans in IPL 2022 hitting the Pandya's helmet. Pandya looked banged, but he did not show it and slammed the young bowler for two successive fours.
When the captain of Titans was asked about what was going through his mind when the ball struck his helmet, Hardik said,
“The ball woke me up, but I will not allow a young player to dominate me. After that, I hit him for two successive fours to prove that even I can dictate terms to the bowlers. Overall, we were 10-15 runs short and proved to be the difference.”