Indian sensational player Jasprit Bumrah is one of the most talented bowlers around the world. With his exceptionally bowling skills and down-to-earth nature, he has garnered millions of fans around the world. Besides his records for team India, Jasprit Bumrah has made a name for himself playing for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.
Jasprit has been associated with Mumbai Indians since 2013, and has played in 77 matches so far. During his stint with the Mumbai Indians team, Jasprit has taken 82 wickets at an economy of 7.55 in IPL. He has become one of the key players of Mumbai Indians, however, there were slight chances that he could have been playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Well, recently, in an interview, India wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel revealed that he had spoken to Virat Kohli, the skipper of the Royal Challengers Bangalore regarding roping Jasprit Bumrah in RCB. Talking on the latest episode of Fan Code’s LockDownButNotOut, Parthiv Patel revealed:
“I remember his debut game against Vidarbha. I know I have spoken to John Wright, I’ve spoke to Rahul Sanghvi also, I had spoken to Virat before he was picked for Mumbai Indians. I was in RCB and I told Virat that this is the guy, we should be picking him,”
“But obviously, Mumbai Indians outwitted RCB and he went to MI. I had spoken to John Wright that this guy could be something special”
Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah was all set to play for his franchise Mumbai Indians in the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League, which was suspended because of the Coronavirus pandemic.