Jasprit Bumrah was not expected by many to play for India

Ruben Hill
April 30, 2020

"At the end of the day, you do not become good cricketers by validation on social media", Bumrah explained.

Yuvraj and Bumrah were doing an Instagram Live session and it was then that the former India all-rounder made a decision to throw a hard question at the fast bowler.

The ongoing rivalry between Team India's senior spin bowlers Harbhajan Singh and Ravichandran Ashwin is just not hidden by any cricket followers. Though he faced some ups and downs in his career, Yuvraj had the successful career majorly in global cricket. Yuvraj also won the Player of the Tournament trophy during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.

During the candid chat with Jasprit Bumrah, the former player revealed that he had begun thinking about his retirement when Andrew Tye, the medium-pacer from Australia began calling him Yuvi pa while he was playing for King XI Punjab back in 2018.

"I realised I should retire after I played with you (Jasprit Bumrah) guys in the final stages of my career". I used to replicate the action of a tennis ball bowler.

When Team India's matchwinner Jasprit Bumrah was requested to decide on one of many legendary gamers Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) and Yuvraj Singh (Yuvraj Singh), this quick bowler mentioned that to decide on considered one of them It is like selecting one of many mother and father.

Bumrah also opened up on what he went through while he was playing in Ranji Trophy. Due to his bowling action, various taunts have been heard.

"It is a sad reality that many young cricketers tell me that they want to play IPL".

Agreeing with Yuvraj that the longer formats are more important for him, Bumrah said, "Bowlers come up to me and say ODI T20 thik hai (ODIs, T20I is okay)". He managed to pick up six wickets in the series.However, the side lost the two-match series 0-2 and this proved as their first defeat in the World Test Championship.Bumrah would have been in action for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) if the tournament had commenced on March 29.

After making his global debut in early 2016, Bumrah has played 14 Tests, 64 ODIs and 50 T20Is where he has taken 68, 104 and 59 wickets respectively.

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