Jasprit Bumrah is probably the best all-format bowler in the world today. Whether it is his Yorkers and slower one death overs in T20s, pace, and swing in ODIs, or line and length in Test, he is always bang-on target. The Mumbai lad is a generational talent and a fan favorite. However, not a lot is known about him. Hence, today, let’s take a deep look at the new king of death overs.
India’s Ace bowler: Jasprit Bumrah
Bumrah was born on 6th of December, 1993, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Jasprit Bumrah’s age is 26, and yesterday it was his 26th birthday. The Indian bowler hasn’t tied the knot yet, but he is rumored to be in a relationship with Anupama Parameswaran, an actress. The India pacer has collected a net worth of 29 crores approximately as of yet.
Bumrah’s personal life
Bumrah was born in a Sikh family to an industrialist and a Principal. However, his father died when he was just seven. He, along with his sister, was raised by their mother. He completed his schooling at Nirman High School. During his high school times, he decided to become a cricketer. He is a shy person, but Jasprit Bumrah Instagram is very active and is regularly updated.
Bumrah was just 20 when he made his first-class debut for Gujarat against Vidarbha in October 2013 during the 2013–14 season. He took seven wickets in that match and straightaway announced his entrance in the world of cricket.
However, his T20 debut was against Maharashtra in the 2012–13 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. But the turning point was the final against Punjab. Where in his four-over spell, he took three wickets just for 14 runs. Being the man of the match in the final and winning the title for his team.
Mumbai Indians journey
He was picked up by MI for the next IPL season. Mumbai Indians have a big influence on his career. He learned his traits under the guidance of Mitchell Johnson and Lasith Malinga. Malinga, more so, was his idol and a big brother who transformed him from a potential bowler to the best bowler in the world.
During this period, he was regarded as a good T20 bowler. Later, in the year 2016, he made his international debut against Australia. In the same year, he became the first bowler to take 28 wickets in a calendar year, surpassing the previous record. After this, he was selected for the Sri Lanka ODI tour, in which he took 15 wickets most by an Indian in a bilateral series of five or fewer matches.
Ultimately, he was chosen to spearhead India’s bowling attack in the Champions trophy. India was flying in the tournament beating everyone convincingly until the final. Pakistan was batting first, and Bumrah dismissed Fakhar Zaman. However, it was a No-ball which cost India the match. Bumrah was heavily trolled for the no-ball, but he came out strong. He made his debut (test cricket) against South Africa in 2017, and he was one of the main reasons why experts believed India could do well away in South Africa, England, and Australia.
Bumrah in the Year 2018
2018 was a big year for Bumrah. He proved the world that Indian pace bowlers could threaten players in foreign conditions. His maiden test wicket was AB de Villiers, whom he clean bowled. Introducing himself to the world.
He continued this form in the following ODI and test series in South Africa and England. However, he saved the best for away to Australia. Where no Aussies batsman looked good against him, and he was the highest wicket-taker in the series with 21 wickets. For his commendable performance, he was named in the ICC ODI and Test team of 2018.
Jasprit Bumrah Achievements
He has several achievements and records, such as:
- He was the part of World Test XI 2018 by the ICC
- Bumrah was included in the World ODI XI 2018 by the ICC
- Named in the ‘team of the tournament’ at World Cup 2019 by the ICC
He is also in the top five list in ICC bowler ranking in both the Test and ODIs.
Jasprit Bumrah Stats
- Second fastest Indian to 100 ODI wickets.
- The third Indian to get a hat-trick in Tests.
- In his debut test year, he took 48 wickets most by any Indian.
Bumrah is being rested for the ongoing series against West Indies, but he remains the spearhead of Indian bowling regardless of the condition. He has proved himself to be the best not only in India but in the world. There are a few rumors that Anupama Parameswaran will soon become Jasprit Bumrah’s wife but no confirmation yet.
Jasprit Bumrah is clearly one of the most sensational bowlers in the world today, and he can only grow from here. He is a talented person who already has few records and big-name admirers. But he is shy and hardworking too. It is up to him on how high he wants to go.
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