Aakash Chopra
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Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra made a bold prediction leading up to the final match of the ICC 2023 World Cup between India and Australia. Aakash Chopra suggested that Jasprit Bumrah is poised to deliver a memorable performance in the summit clash.

The Rohit Sharma-led team will take on the Pat Cummins-led team in the World Cup final match at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday, November 19. Team India has the opportunity to end their decade-long ICC trophy drought in front of a home crowd.

Jasprit Bumrah Is Likely To Put In A Performance To Remember – Aakash Chopra

Ahead of the highly anticipated encounter between India and Australia, Aakash Chopra took to his social media account X (formerly Twitter) to anticipate that Bumrah could be named the Player of the Match (POTM) for his potential impact in the finals.

“Bumrah is likely to put in a performance to remember. Could very well be POTM of the finals,” Aakash Chopra tweeted.

Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Siraj have showcased impressive bowling performances in the ongoing marquee tournament, helping the team reach the final match. The three fast bowlers have secured 54 wickets between them.

Jasprit Bumrah Fails To Deliver In Semi-Final Clash Against New Zealand

Jasprit Bumrah had an outstanding performance in the league stage of the 2023 World Cup. However, Bumrah delivered his least impressive display in the crucial semifinal match. He faced criticism for not meeting the high standards in the high-pressure clash in Mumbai.

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The 29-year-old took just one wicket in the high-scoring encounter against New Zealand. The ace pacer was a bit expensive with the ball, conceding 64 runs in his 10-over spell. He faced challenges during the opening powerplay, giving away boundaries and wides.

The Mumbai Indians bowler picked up 18 wickets in 10 matches in the tournament at an impressive average of 18.33 and an outstanding economy rate of 3.98. He secured at least one wicket in every match of the event except for the group stage match against South Africa.

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Saikrishna Vaitla is an author at Cricketaddictor has been working since September 2022.