The Yorker King: Jasprit Bumrah's Journey In Cricket.

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Indian international cricket player Jasprit Jasbir Singh Bumrah (JB, Jassi) was born on December 6, 1993. He represents the Indian cricket team across all formats. Bumrah is regarded as one of the top bowlers in the world and among the most talented fast bowlers India has ever produced. He is a right-arm fast bowler with a unique bowling Action. He became well known for his unconventional movements and overly stretched elbows. He does a short warm-up, with small, halting steps making up the initial part of the run-up. The batters find it challenging to read his bowling because of his unique point of release and odd, stiff-armed motion, which nevertheless produces a fast velocity. He frequently bowls Yorkers, short-length balls, and outside the off-stump.short In domestic cricket, he plays for Mumbai Indians and Gujarat. Since Dec 2023, he has been serving as the Indian team's vice-captain in Test cricket.

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Early Life: -

When Jassi was five years old, his father, Jasbir Singh, died. In a middle-class environment, he was raised by his mother Daljit Bumrah, a school teacher in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

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Personal Life:-

He married model and presenter Sanjana Ganesan in Goa in March 2021. Sanjana Ganesan, a 2014 MTV Splitsvilla contestant, is a former Miss India finalist from Pune, Maharashtra. On September 4, 2023, the couple's son was born.

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Domestic Cricket:-

After a successful domestic season in 2015–16,he finished second in the Ranji Trophy for wickets taken by Gujarat and topped the bowling charts in the Vijay Hazare. he had to wait more than a year before receiving another call-up.

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Debut and International career:-

He played his first international match vs Aus in ODI on January 23, 2016, then T20 in Adelaide vs Aus on Jan 26, 2016, and He debuted vs South Africa at Cape Town - on January 05 - 08, 2018 in a Test. With an average of 142 km/h, Bumrah is regarded as one of the fastest bowlers in India. His fastest bowling effort, at the Adelaide Oval in the first Test match of the 2018 India Tour of Australia, was 153 km/h, which he outpaced both Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins. In just his first year in whites, Bumrah would take the Test cricket world by storm, resulting in a phenomenal improvement in his reputation. He surpassed the record for the most wickets an Indian bowler has taken in overseas Test matches in a single year with his outstanding performances in England and Australia.

Similar to his previous Sri Lankan teammate Lasith Malinga of the Mumbai Indians, Bumrah has a reputation for having an extraordinary ability to strike the block hole. Bumrah has grown into an important part of the Indian limited-overs team. He had proven to be the team's preferred bowler, even surpassing Malinga in that regard. This was demonstrated when the Gujarat Lions assigned him a Super Over responsibility, and he justified the decision by keeping Brendon McCullum and Aaron Finch to 12 runs. In the second qualifier against KKR that year, Bumrah bowled MI into the finals with a match-winning spell of 3/7 in three overs. Later, he was instrumental in Mumbai winning the trophy just when it appeared Pune would easily win. That Bumrah was one of the three players MI decided to keep for 2018 did not come as a surprise. And he gave back the trust by concluding the campaign as the group's leading wicket-taker.

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Jasprit became the third bowler from India to score a hat-trick in a Test match in August 2019. Bumrah achieved this historic feat after dismissing Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, and Roston Chase in the second Test against the West Indies in Jamaica. In addition to Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh is the only other Indian bowler included in this exclusive group. With his 100 ODI wickets in 2019, Jasprit Bumrah became the 21st bowler from India to do so. In 57 ODIs, he also became the second-fastest Indian to 100 wickets in the format.

In a Test match on July 2, 2022, Jasprit Bumrah scored 35 runs in an over off Stuart Broad's ball, shattering the record held by Brian Lara, who had set it eighteen years earlier with 28 runs in an over.In a One Day International match against England on July 12, 2022, he took 6/19, which was India's best score against England and the third-best score for India in ODIs.
On July 17, 2022, Bumrah rose to the top of the ICC's ODI bowler rankings.

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Bumrah broke all previous records and became the bowler with the most wickets in Twenty20 Internationals in his debut year of 2016. He finished the year with 28 wickets. Bumrah has bowled the second-most maidens in Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) among all-member countries with nine maiden overs to his credit.

Bumrah is the second-highest wicket-taker for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL with 145 wickets. Malinga is the only player ahead of him with 170 wickets.
After playing 17 Tests abroad, Bumrah played his first Test match in India against England in February 2021 at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium. During the England Tour of India in 2021, he took Daniel Lawrence for zero, his first Test wicket in India.

Bumrah was included in the Indian team for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in 2021. He was one of just three fast bowlers in the playing eleven, the other two being Bhuvneshwar Kumar, a specialist in white-ball cricket, and Mohammed Shami.
Due to the absence of regular vice-captain KL Rahul, Bumrah was selected as India's vice-captain for the T20I and Test series against Sri Lanka in February 2022. March 2022
In the second day-night Test match against Sri Lanka in India, he claimed his first-ever five-wicket haul.


>> The Times of India conferred with him 2021's TOISA Cricketer of the Year.
>> Bumrah was named one of the Wisden Five Cricketers of the Year in April 2022.
>> Bumrah led the Indian Test team for the first time against England on July 1, 2022, replacing Rohit Sharma, who was unable to play because of COVID-19.