CWC 2019: Jasprit Bumrah - Second Fastest Indian To Scalp 100 Wickets

ICC World Cup 2019: Jasprit Bumrah Becomes The Second Fastest Indian To Scalp 100 ODI Wickets

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India’s gun fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah became the second fastest Indian bowler to take 100 One Day International wickets after he took the wicket of Sri Lankan skipper Dimuth Karunaratne. Bumrah has reached the milestone in 57 matches. India’s fast bowler Mohammad Shami is the quickest to reach the landmark as he took 56 matches to take 100 wickets.

On the other hand, Irfan Pathan took 59 matches to take 100 wickets. Furthermore, Zaheer was able to scalp 100 wickets in 65 One Day Internationals.

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Bumrah has been right on the money.

Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah has been right on the money in the ongoing World Cup. Bumrah also scalped the crucial wicket of Kusal Perera. The talisman fast bowler has taken 16 wickets thus far in the tournament. Thus, Bumrah has done a great job for the Indian team.

Bumrah has bowled with a great average of 21.70 and he is expected to become India’s best fast bowler. The Gujarat based pacer has bowled with an economy rate of 4.52 and he has breathed down the neck of the opposition batsmen with his line and length. Furthermore, Bumrah’s has been deadly accurate with his yorkers and he has bowled brilliantly in the death overs.

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Meanwhile, India has sealed their semifinal berth in the ongoing World Cup and the bowlers have played a key role in India’s journey thus. The Men in Blue has put their noses in front as they have scalped four wickets against Sri Lanka in the ongoing match.

On the other hand, India has played at the top of their game in the ongoing tournament. India is expected to England in the semifinal unless South Africa stuns Australia in the last league match of the World Cup.

Rohit Sharma has been in sublime form as the Indian opener has scored four centuries in the ongoing tournament. Furthermore, Virat Kohli has not been able to convert his fifties into hundreds, which is rare.

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