Jasprit Bumrah – A Cricketing Livewire

Jasprit Bumrah is now a household name and one of the nation’s favourites during any cricket match. He is India’s fastest bowlers currently, clocking in a speed of 145 kilometres per hour on the regular. He has made a place for himself in the hearts of millions of cricket fans, having stood out with his performances in all formats of the game. He made his test debut on January 5, 2018, against South Africa, his ODI and T20 debuts on January 23 and 26 respectively, both against Australia. He was only 19 years old when he first played for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL (Indian Premier League) in 2013. Although he had just a few matches in which to prove his mettle, he managed to catch the eye of the management and was roped in for IPL 2014 too.

Jasprit Bumrah’s bowling is legendary – he has a knack for executing in-swinging yorkers. His unorthodox bowling style makes him unpredictable to batsmen. During the 2018 India Test Tour of Australia, Jasprit Bumrah’s bowling speed peaked at 153.26 kilometres per hour, making it his fastest delivery. Jasprit Bumrah first played in the T20 format against Maharashtra in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, and was named the man of the match. He is also part of the Gujarat team for first-class cricket, having debuted against Vidarbha in October 2013; here, he bagged the most wickets with a total of seven dismissals.

Jasprit Bumrah Personal Details:

Name Jasprit Bhumrah
Date of Birth 06 December 1993
Birthplace Ahmedabad
Height 5 Ft 10 Inches
Playing Role Right Arm Fast Bowler
ICC Rankings-
Test 5

Jasprit Bumrah Profile – Important International Cricket Stats

All of 26 years old, Jasprit Bumrah’s age is not a factor when it comes to his breaking cricketing record after record. If you are his fan and want to know more about his strengths and international cricket career high points, the following list will come in handy:

  1. Jasprit Bumrah’s debut performance during the T20 international series against Australia in January 2016 was outstanding, wherein he picked up three wickets in 3.3 overs.
  2. He has nailed 51 wickets in his T20 international cricket career so far, and has an average economy rate of 6.71. His best performance in this format came against Zimbabwe when he dismissed three wickets while conceding just 11 runs in June 2016.
  3. He is the only Indian player to have bagged the third highest number of wickets during his test debut year at 48 dismissals in nine matches. His best test performance stands at a BBI (Best Bowling per Innings) haul of 6/27 against West Indies in 2019. He has had four single-innings five wickets streaks thrice so far in test cricket.
  4. Jasprit Bumrah is currently ranked as the number one ODI bowler in the ICC player listings. His exceptional wickets haul of five over 27 runs against Sri Lanka in August 2017 is his ODI best.

Jasprit Bumrah’s Domestic Cricket Records

Jasprit has also contributed significantly to the domestic cricket scene in India – here is a look at his top moments:

  1. Bumrah has played 38 First-class cricket matches, taking 151 wickets with an average economy rate of 2.67. His best performance was a BBM (best bowling per match) of 9/86.
  2. He has played 83 List A matches, with a 155 total wicket haul and a BBM of 5/27.

Jasprit Bumrah’s IPL Records:

Jasprit’s IPL career took off when John Wright spotted him during his Syed Mushtaq Trophy performance. The following are his best moments in the league:

  1. Jasprit Bumrah’s IPL streak has been a stellar one, with a record three wickets over seven runs as his top performance (against the Kolkata Knight Riders).
  2. He has been a part of 77 matches, taking 82 wickets overall at an average economy rate of 7.55.

Jasprit Bumrah Career stats

Format Matches Ininings Balls Bowled Runs Wkts BBM Econ Avg Strike Rate 5W 10W
Test 12 24 2711 1193 62 9/86 2.64 19.24 43.73 5 0
ODI 59 59 3051 2304 103 5/27 4.53 22.37 29.62 1 0
T20I 44 44 955 1066 53 3/11 6.7 20.11 18.02 0 0
IPL 77 77 1732 2183 82 3/7 7.56 26.62 21.12 0 0

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