Jasprit Bumrah is currently one of the best bowlers that the Indian team has right now. He has only improved from every year to year and never failed to impress his selectors or skippers. He is known as the wicket-taking bowler of the team. Jasprit is also one of the most economical bowlers with one of the best bowling figures amongst all the bowlers. He has impressed everyone by showing variations in his bowling style. The batsman is scared of his bowling and, he is one of the best that we have right now.
Jasprit Bumrah - Statistics
- Full Name – Jasprit Jasbir Singh Bumrah
- Nickname - Jassi, JB
- Born - 6 December 1993 (27 years)
- Birth - Sanand, Gujarat, India
- Role - Bowler
- Bowling - Right-arm fast
- Batting - Right-handed
- Marital Status - Married
- No. of Tests played - 18
- No. of ODIs played - 67
- No. of T20I played - 50
Jasprit Bumrah - Early Life
Bumrah started playing cricket at the early age of 14 years. He used to play for Gujarat's team and played various domestic level matches. Jasprit made his debut in first-class cricket against Vidarbha in 2013. He was the best bowler in the tournament and ended up picking seven wickets for the team. He also played for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and helped his team win a match against Punjab's team. Jasprit was the Man of the Match of that game.
Jasprit's unusual bowling impressed everyone and, this is how he got a chance to play for the National team.
Jasprit Bumrah - Family and Personal Life
Jasprit Bumrah was born in a Gujarati family. His father died when he was just five years old. His mother, Daljit Bumrah (a school teacher), raised him. Daljit got raised in a very middle-class family but not-so-middle-class dreams. His mother also debuted in a Netflix show in 2019, where she talked about her son's success in cricket. Jasprit married Sanjana Ganeshan in March 2021. Sanjana is a former Miss India Finalist and also an MTV Splitsvilla contestant & is currently a presenter on Star Sports and a model too.
Jasprit Bumrah – Career
- Debut : Jasprit Bumrah got a chance to debut for India in 2016 against Australia. He was a replacement for Mohammed Shami as he got injured at that time. He got a chance to play both ODI and T20I against Australia. Jasprit is the 3rd highest wicket-taker in his debut test match by taking 48 wickets in just eight games. He is also the first-ever bowler to take five wickets to haul against three teams in the same calendar year (Australia, South Africa, England).
- T20I Career : In 2016, he surpassed Dirk Nannes by taking the most T20I wickets (28) in one calendar year. He also played a crucial role in 2017 during his England tour for the T20I series. He bowled in the death overs and took two wickets by giving only two runs in the last over. He was also named the Man of the Match in that game.
- ODI Career : His ODI career has also been impressive and, during his Sri Lanka tour in 2017, he became the highest wicket-taker by any fast bowler (15) in one ODI series of five or less than five matches. He has played some of the very memorable games for his team and led his team to win several matches.
- Test Career : He got selected for a Test match in 2017 against South Africa. He took his maiden five-wicket haul in the 3rd match of the series. His second fifer was against England and, his third was against Australia in 2018.
Jasprit has played some of the most amazing knocks as a bowler for the Indian team. His contribution to the country is just unforgettable.
Jasprit Bumrah - IPL
Bumrah has played for the Mumbai Indians team from the beginning of his IPL career. He gained the limelight after the first season of IPL when this 19 years old boy was doing wonders with his bowling. He was retained by the team for next season as well and, the rest is history,
He has been a crucial part of all the 4 IPL victories of his team. He got also awarded as Man of the Match in the 2019 IPL final match against Chennai Super Kings for his brilliant performance.
He was also a part of the IPL XI of the season in 2017 by Cricbuzz and ESPN Cricinfo. He was also one of the highest wicket-takers in the 2018 season by taking 78 wickets.
Jasprit Bumrah - Awards and Achivements
Some of the best awards won by Jasprit Bumrah are:
- ICC ODI Player of the Year, 2017, 2018
- ICC Men's T20I Player of the Decade, 2011-20
- ICC Test Player of the Year, 2018
- World test XI by ICC
- ODI Test XI by ICC
Jasprit Bumrah - Fans and Followings
Jasprit Bumrah is pretty active on his social media account. He likes to post stuff related to his cricket training, match, and some personal life too.
He has around 8.4 million followers on Instagram and more than 4 million followers on Twitter. Jasprit is also one of the most followed Indian bowlers on social media.
Jasprit Bumrah - Brands Endorsements
There was a time when only famous batting players used to get brand endorsements. But this guy's publicity is so massive that almost every company wants to hire him as their brand ambassador. Some of the brands endorsed by him are as follows:
- Dream 11
- Mutual Funds
- Ebco Solutions
His ability to throw back-to-back yorkers at the batsman is impressive. He is also a very preferred bowler for the death over as captains have a lot of faith in him. He focuses on his line of action and swing of the ball. His extraordinary bowling has helped him gain a lot of appreciation.
Jasprit Bumrah – Mind-Blowing Dedication
Jasprit's career has been an inspiration for all of us. His calmness is what brings out the aggression from him while bowling. His dedication to his game is mind-blowing. Jasprit is a very hardworking player. He has turned all the luck towards him with his determination and patience. His career path has been nothing but a motivation for all of us. All the youngsters should learn from him if they wish to do something big like him.