Jasprit Jasbirsingh Bumrah is an Indian cricketer who represents the country in international cricket.
On the domestic level, Bumrah plays first class cricket for Gujarat. He also plays for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. Jasprit is one of India's ace bowlers and bowls right-arm fast-medium. Jasprit is well popular for his fast paced bowling style and in-swinging vicious yorkers.
Bumrah is also known for his peculiar bowling action. He is capable of consistently bowling at 140–145 kilometres per hour (87–90 mph). This not online makes him one of the fastest bowlers in India, but one of the fastest in the world.
*Last updated on 4 Sept 2019
Bumrah made his first-class cricket for Gujarat against Vidarbha in October 2013 during the 2013–14 season. He shined in his debut match, picking up 7 wickets in the match. By the time the tournament ended, Bumrah was the side's leading wicket-taker.
Following his Ranji Trophy success, Bumrah made his T20 debut against Maharashtra in 2012–13 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Bumrah played a major role in the finals and was the Man of the Match.
Bumrah made his IPL Debut at just 19-years of age. He played his first IPL game against RCB and emerged on top of the opponents finishing with a respectable figure of 3/32. He thus became only the second bowler in the history of the tournament to have bagged three wickets on his debut game. He was brought back by the Mumbai Franchise in 2014. Jasprit has been an integral part of the Mumbai Indians ever since.
Bumrah made his debut for the Indian cricket team at a T20I on 27 January 2016 against Australia. He was the highest wicket taker in T20I in 2016 finishing the calendar year with 28 wickets.
Bumrah made his ODI Debut on 30 August, 2016 vs West Indies. In 2017, Bumrah bagged the record for the most wickets (15) taken by any fast bowler in a bilateral ODI series of five or fewer matches, against Sri Lanka. Bumrah however committed the blunder of his career by bowling a no-ball in the final of the Champions Trophy 2017 that would have resulted in a wicket.
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Bumrah made his Test Debut in November 2017, against South Africa. Bumrah couldn't have asked for a better maiden wicket than that AB de Villiers, as he clean bowled the South African legend. Bumrah took his maiden five-wicket haul in Tests in the same series, during the 3rd Test Match of India Tour of South Africa 2017-18, at Johannesburg (5/54). Bumrah took his second five-wicket haul against England.
Bumrah played a vital role during India Tour of Australia 2018. He took another five-wicket haul on the Boxing day Test. He became the first Asian bowler to take five-wicket hauls in Australia, England and South Africa in the same calendar year. He became a part of the first ever Indian team to win a test series against team Australia in Australian soil. Although, experts of the game never really considered Bumrah to be a test cricketer, his test wickets speak otherwise.
Bumrah was named in India's squad for the Cricket World Cup 2019. The International Cricket Council (ICC) named him as one of the five exciting talents making their Cricket World Cup debut. Bumrah completed his 100th wicket in ODIs and became the second-fastest Indian to do so after Mohammed Shami during India's match against Sri Lanka. He was the highest wicket-taker for India in the 2019 World Cup. He was fifth highest overall, with eighteen wickets from nine matches.
Bumrah was born on 6 December 1993 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat to Daljit Bumrah and Jasbir Singh Bumrah. He lost his father when he was just seven years old. His mother, Daljit Bumrah was a school principal and she raised her children alone. Bumrah has a sister named Juhika.