Over the years, India’s young bowler Jasprit Bumrah has emerged out as one of the most talented bowlers around the world right now. There isn’t a bowler in world cricket who performs with Bumrah’s consistency. Jasprit Bumrah has inspired many with his inspiring journey into one of India’s premier fast bowler in all the formats of the game.
And if his variations in bowling weren’t enough to surprise his fans, this short video of him from his net session will surely leave everyone in surprise.
Well, on Monday, Mumbai Indians via their official Twitter handle shared a video of Jasprit Bumrah trying out imitating the bowling action of certain current and former cricketers.
In the video, Jasprit imitated the bowling actions of some of the bowlers. Judging by the look of Bumrah’s actions, the actions were of Munaf Patel, Glenn McGrath, Mitchell Starc, Kedar Jadhav, Shreyas Gopal,and Anil Kumble.
Here, watch the video:
📹 Can you guess all 6️⃣ bowlers Boom is trying to imitate? 🤔
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) September 7, 2020
Well, this isn’t the first time when Bumrah has tried something different, especially during nets. It was in 2017. ahead of an ODI against Australia in Bengaluru, when Bumrah had turned left-arm spinner. The video was shared by Jasprit Bumrah on his Instagram account.
“Let me show you something. This is Jasprit Bumrah, bowling left-arm… ambidextrous,” he said in the video. “Let’s see if he can do it again.”
Meanwhile, Bumrah will be seen back in action after a long time, while playing for his team Mumbai Indians in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League.
As Lasith Malinga has pulled out of this year’s edition of IPL due to personal reasons, Bumrah is having a lot of responsibilities on his shoulder. IPL 2020 kickstarts on 19th September with Mumbai Indians locking their horns with Chennai Super Kings in the season opener.