Jasprit Bumrah is one of the most talented fast bowlers in the world of cricket today. Known for his unique bowling action and deadly accuracy, Bumrah has established himself as a key player for both the Indian national team and the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Early Life and Cricket Journey

Jasprit Bumrah was born on December 6, 1993, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He grew up in a middle-class family and developed an interest in cricket at a young age. Bumrah’s father, Jasbir Singh, was a caretaker at a cricket ground in Ahmedabad, and he would often take his son to watch matches.

Bumrah started playing cricket with a tennis ball in the streets of Ahmedabad, and he soon joined a local cricket academy. Despite having an unusual action, Bumrah quickly impressed his coaches with his pace and accuracy. He made his debut for Gujarat in the 2012-13 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, a domestic T20 tournament in India.

Bumrah’s performances in domestic cricket caught the attention of Mumbai Indians’ scout John Wright. Who recommended him to the team’s management. In 2013, Bumrah was signed by the Mumbai Indians for the IPL. But he did not get a chance to play in his debut season.

Jasprit Bumrah-IPL Career

Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah made his IPL debut for the Mumbai Indians in 2014, and he quickly established himself as a key player for the team. His unique bowling action involves a short run-up and an unorthodox delivery stride. Made it difficult for batsmen to pick his deliveries.

In the 2015 IPL season, Jasprit Bumrah played a crucial role in Mumbai Indians’ campaign, taking 18 wickets in 16 matches at an average of 21.94 and an economy rate of 7.84. He was particularly impressive in the death overs. Where he would often bowl yorkers and slower balls to restrict the opposition’s scoring.

Bumrah’s performances in the IPL earned him a call-up to the Indian national team in 2016. He made his debut in a T20I against Australia in January 2016. And he took 3 wickets in his very first over. Bumrah soon established himself as a key player for India in limited-overs cricket. And his performances helped the team win several crucial matches.

Jasprit Bumrah-International Career

Bumrah’s international career got off to a slow start, with his performances in Test cricket being inconsistent. However, he soon found his rhythm and became one of the most important players for India in all formats of the game.

Career Averages

Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test3058626828151286/279/8621.992.6948.9280
ODI7272380729411216/196/1924.304.6331.4520
T20I605912831416703/113/1120.226.6218.3000
FC581041153451782206/279/8623.532.6952.45140
List A9797516238421736/196/1922.204.4629.8830
T20210209469855162565/105/1021.547.0418.3210
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test30461721234*7.3145546.590024680
ODI7220134714*6.719350.530051170
T20I6075874.001361.53001070
FC58763739255*10.05100738.9201458170
List A97332011042*8.4615172.8400104250
T2021037269016*8.1810585.710063300

In ODIs, Bumrah’s ability to bowl accurately at the death made him a valuable asset to the team. He played a crucial role in India’s campaign in the 2019 World Cup, taking 18 wickets in 9 matches at an average of 20.61 and an economy rate of 4.41.

Jasprit Bumrah

In Test cricket, Bumrah’s unique action and accurate bowling made him a feared bowler around the world. He played a crucial role in India’s historic Test series win in Australia in 2018-19 and took 21 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 17.00.

Bumrah’s performances in international cricket have earned him several accolades, including the Wisden Cricketer of the Year award in 2019.

Performance In IPL 2023

Jasprit Bumrah, the swift Indian fast bowler, may not be able to participate in IPL 2023 as he is weighing the option of having a back surgery. According to sources from ESPNcricinfo, Bumrah has not entirely recovered from his back injury, which sidelined him during the T20 World Cup last year. There is also a possibility that he will miss the World Test Championship final in June 2021 should India qualify.

Jasprit bumrah

Overall, Bumrah’s performance in IPL 2023 will be closely watched by cricket fans around the world. There is no doubt that he will give his best to help the Mumbai Indians achieve yet another victory in the tournament.

Conclusion

Bumrah’s unique bowling action, combined with his accuracy and ability to bowl yorkers and slower balls at the death. He has played a key role in the Mumbai Indians’ success in past seasons. He will be expected to lead the team’s bowling attack once again in IPL 2023.