Jasprit Singh Bumrah
Indian cricketer Jasprit Singh Bumrah competes internationally and represents his nation in all cricket competitions or tournaments. The only Asian to take five wickets in a test innings in South Africa, England, and Australia in the same year, he is regarded as one of the best bowlers of all time. He also holds the record for the most runs (29 runs) scored in a single over as a batsman in a Test Match (35 runs off the bowling of Stuart Broad at Edgbaston, Birmingham in 2022).
Bumrah was born on 29 November 1991 in Delhi to a Sikh Punjabi family, who lived at their home in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Jasbir Singh, Bumrah's father, passed away when he (Bumrah) was just 5 years old. Bumrah is also known by his nick names Jassi, Boom and JB. His date of birth indicates that Sagittarius is his zodiac sign.
He was nurtured by his middle-class mother Daljit Bumrah, a teacher in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. In the 2019's Netflix documentary Cricket Fever: Mumbai Indians, Daljit made an appearance and sobbed at her son's success in the game.
On March 15, 2021, Bumrah married model and broadcaster Sanjana Ganesan in Goa. Ganesan, a resident of Pune, Maharashtra, formerly competed in Miss India and participated in MTV's Splitsvilla in 2014.
Juhika, Bumrah's elder sister, resides in Ahmedabad, India. Juhika got hitched to engineer Varun Celly in 2017. The closeness between the siblings is quite strong. Although sister no longer live with Bumrah in a family together after her marriage, they are still close and often meet each other in Ahmedabad.
Jasprit has an average height and weight of 5' 11" and 68 kg, respectively. He has a 38-inch chest and 14-inch biceps. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Jasbir Singh and Daljit Kaur are parents of Jasprit Bumrah by blood. Jasbir was a businessman. Jasbir helped Santokh Singh Bumrah, his father, manage their three industries. Jasbir passed away when Bumrah was just five years old child. There aren't many photos of the father-son pair because Jasprit lost his father at a very young age..
Daljit Kaur Bumrah is the name of Jasprit Bumrah's mother. She was the headmistress of Ahmedabad's Nirman High School, where Jasprit had previously attended. The success of Bumrah has been greatly influenced by his mother.
Bumrah has cherished playing cricket since he was a little boy. His practise, though, often interfered with his mother's afternoon sleep. Then, Bumrah's mother instructed him to play quietly around her. Bumrah then began bowling towards the floor skirting, which made less noise and finally assisted Jasprit in mastering the technique of bowling Yorkers.
Sanjana Ganesan and Jasprit Bumrah were wed in Goa in March 2021. Bumrah took a break from playing international cricket during that time citing personal reasons. However, it was later discovered that this fast bowler of Indian team was getting married.
Before getting married, Bumrah and Ganesan never discussed their relationship in public. Sanjana is a sports anchor and presenter. She has served as the host of the Knight Club programme for IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders. She has furthermore worked as a model and made appearances in TV programmes.
Jasprit was coached by Kishore Trivedi when he was still a student. Bumrah made his first-class debut for Gujarat against Vidarbha in the 2013-14 cricket seasons.
In 2012-13's Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Gujarati right-arm fast-medium bowler Bumrah played his first Twenty20 match against Maharashtra. He also helped his team win the competition by winning Man of the Match. His performance of 3/14 was crucial to Gujarat's victory over Punjab in the championship match.
Bumrah garnered attention when, in his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut against Royal Challengers Bangalore, he finished with 3/32 at the age of 19.
He played for Mumbai Indians in just a few Pepsi IPL 2013 games, but the team's management chose to keep him for Pepsi IPL 2014.
He broke Dirk Nannes' record for the most wickets in a calendar year of Twenty20 International games in the two games of the series against the West Indies in August 2016.
In the second T20I of England's 2016-17 tour of India in January 2017, Bumrah took two wickets and gave up 20 runs, earning Player of the Match honours.
Bumrah took the most wickets of any fast bowler in a bilateral ODI series of five or less games during Sri Lanka's visit in 2017. In the 2017 Champions Trophy final, he is remembered for bowling a no-ball that produced a wicket. Afterwards, batsman Fakhar Zaman went on to hit a match-winning century.
With career-best statistics of 6/33 on Boxing Day Test of the 2018's India Tour of Australia, Bumrah made history by becoming the first Asian bowler to accumulate five-wicket hauls in Australia, England, and South Africa in the same calendar year. He had taken 21 wickets overall to complete the series as the series' top wicket-taker. As a record for an Indian bowler in his first year of Test cricket, he concluded the year with 48 wickets. He was selected by the ICC for both the World Test XI and ODI XI in recognition of his efforts in 2018.
He was a member of India's Test team for a series held in November 2017 against South Africa. He participated in his debut Test match for India against South Africa on January 5, 2018, at Newlands in Cape Town. For his first Test wicket, Jasprit Bumrah neatly bowled AB de Villiers when he reached at the score of 65 runs. In the third Test of the India Tour of South Africa in 2017-18, which was played in Johannesburg, Bumrah recorded his first five-wicket haul in a Test match with figures of 5/54 in 18.5 overs.
In April 2019, he was a member of India's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. He was one of the five intriguing talents making their Cricket World Cup debuts, according to the International Cricket Council (ICC). On June 5, 2019, Bumrah took part in his 50th ODI match, which was India's opening encounter of the tournament against South Africa. Bumrah reached 100 ODI wickets on July 6, 2019, against Sri Lanka, becoming the second-fastest Indian to do so. Mohammed Shami, Indian fast bowler, holds the first place to reach fastest 100 ODI wickets by an Indian player.
He was included in the ICC and ESPN Cricinfo "Team of the Tournament." Bumrah claimed his fourth Test five-wicket haul against the West Indies in August 2019 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium during the opening Test of India's West Indies trip with stats of 5/7 in the second innings. He recorded a hat-trick in the second Test, becoming the third Indian to do so. After taking part in 17 Tests abroad, Bumrah played his first Test match in India at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium against England in February 2021.During the England Tour of India in 2021, he took Daniel Lawrence's first-ever Test wicket in India for nothing.
Bumrah's first Test five-wicket in Indian conditions came against Sri Lanka in the second day-night Test in March 2022. In April, Bumrah was selected as one of the Wisden Five Cricketers of the Year for 2022.
Rohit Sharma, who was given rest due to COVID-19 guidelines break, was replaced by Bumrah as captain of the Indian Test squad against England on July 1, 2022. On July 2, 2022, Jasprit Bumrah broke Brian Lara's record of 28 runs in an over of Test cricket. He smashed 29 runs in a single over bowled by Stuart Broad and broke the Lara's record that almost stayed for 18 years.
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Jasprit Bumrah Bowling Style
Initially, Bumrah got famous due to his typical bowling style. He still has the same bowling action. Bumrah makes a brief run-up, the first few steps of which are short, like the staccato strides. He generates high pace with an odd stiff-armed movement, and the batters have a hard time reading his bowling because of his peculiar point of release. He frequently bowls short or outside the off-stump.
Bumrah is known as one of the fastest Indian bowlers, outperforming Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc with a high speed of 90 km/h during the first Test of the 2018 India Tour of Australia at the Adelaide Oval.
"Wasim Akram, Brett Lee, and Mitchell Johnson are three of my all-time favourite bowlers. They had videos that I used to watch and learn from. Johnson and Malinga have taught me a lot, too. Any senior bowlers who have competed in international cricket are someone I aim to learn from", Bumrah said this in an interview earlier.
Comments by people on his bowling style:
Ashish Nehra, a former fast bowler of India, added these words on his bowling motion:
"Nothing matters what you do throughout the first 75 to 80 percent of your run-up. The crucial portion is the last 15-20%, or the final four or five steps. Now you're bowling. Bumrah moves in a different way as he runs, but his last three to four strides show that he is loading, with his front and back legs in perfect alignment, and he moves quickly into the air."
Jeff Thomson, a former Australian cricketer, added these words on his bowling action:
"Jasprit Bumrah intrigues me a great deal, in my opinion. He takes off after a little run-up. He runs a short distance before bowling. His arms are straight. His bowling is by no means textbook perfect, yet it strikes a chord. He stands out among other pace bowlers in a way that makes me think of Jeff Thomson, another fast bowler from my generation who stood out from the crowd."
Shane Bond, a former fast bowler for New Zealand and a bowling coach, said:
"Boom's movement is original, but it can be imitated. He's quite well-controlled."
As of 2018, his retainer fee was Rs. 7 crore, including Rs. 15 lakhs for the Test matches, 6 lakh for ODIs, and Rs. 3 lakh for T20Is.
In order to increase traffic awareness, the Jaipur Traffic Police displayed a hoarding showing Bumrah's no-ball to Pakistani batter Fakhar Zaman in the ICC Champions Trophy final in June 2017. Bumrah expressed his annoyance at the use of his photo as a meme on Twitter after discovering it.