The second Test match between India and England has become interesting. To recover from the first Test setback, they are trying hard to bounce back in the team. On day 2 of the match, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jasprit Bumrah shined the brightest. He becomes the fastest Indian and second Asian fast bowler to complete 150 wickets in Test cricket. Bumrah took 6 wickets in the second innings. After this amazing spell, former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly praised the speedster.
Jasprit Bumrah scripted history in Visakhapatnam, emerging as the fastest Indian pace bowler to reach 150 Test wickets. His remarkable feat in the ongoing second Test against England showcases his lethal bowling prowess, securing four wickets in their first innings. Surpassing legends like Kapil Dev, Bumrah achieved this milestone in just 34 matches. He achieved this remarkable milestone in just 6781 deliveries, showcasing his lightning-paced ascent in the world of Test cricket.
Impressively, only Ravichandran Ashwin (29) and Ravindra Jadeja (32) reached 150 wickets faster among Indian bowlers. Additionally, Bumrah’s stellar home performance includes 51 wickets against England, with a superb average of over 22 and an outstanding record of 24 wickets at just over 14 in his sixth home Test. Magic.
After that exceptional bowling display, Jaspritb Bumrah is being praised by the greats all over the world. Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly is one of them. He said, “When I see Bumrah Sami Siraj Mukesh bowl. I wonder why do we need to prepare turning tracks in india ..my conviction of playing on good wickets keeps getting stronger every game ..”
Further, he added, “They will get 20 wickets on any surface with ashwin jadeja Kuldeep and axar .. batting quality dropping because of pitches in last 6 to 7 yrs at home ..good wickets are a must .. india will still win over 5 days…”