Jasprit Bumrah Is Currently The Best Fast Bowler: Shaun Tait

Jasprit Bumrah Is Currently The Best Fast Bowler: Shaun Tait

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Former Australian pacer Shaun Tait has hailed Japrit Bumrah as the best fast bowler in the contemporary. Bumrah got his breakthrough from the IPL where he shined for Mumbai Indians. He has a unique bowling action and makes life difficult for the batsmen facing him with his inch-perfect yorkers. Bumrah has grown to be an indispensable part of the Indian team in all formats.

Jasprit Bumrah has lately been prominent as a death over specialist for his economical bowling even coming to the end of a match. He will be seen in action for the Mumbai Indians side in the IPL 2020. He has begun training with his team in UAE after completing the mandatory quarantine.

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Jasprit Bumrah is the best at the moment in all three formats of cricket: Shaun Tait

Shaun Tait opined that Jasprit Bumrah is the best bowler in all three formats of cricket, currently. The 26-year-old has been consistent with his form and has proved to be a match-winner for Team India.

“Bumrah….probably because all three formats Tests, T20, One-days he has got all three covered,” Shaun Tait said in an exclusive interview to CricketAddictor.

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Many legends of the game, however, feel Bumrah will have to retire early from the test format to extend his white-ball career. The aforementioned concerns rise due to his tough action which puts a lot of strain on his back and for the same reason, Team India prefer to use him on short bursts.

Jasprit Bumrah to lead the Mumbai Indians pace attack

With Sri Lankan veteran pacer Lasith Malinga backing out of the IPL, Jasprit Bumrah is all set to lead the Mumbai Indians’ pace attack. They have a strong fast bowling lineup with Mitchell McClenaghan, Trent Boult Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Pattinson, Jasprit Bumrah and Dhaval Kulkarni.

Mumbai Indians are the most successful franchise in IPL’s history. The reigning champions are all set to go for a 5th victory to defend their title this term. The squad is well balanced with veterans and young guns.

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The Indian Premier League will be played in UAE amid the Coronavirus pandemic and will be held in three venues Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah from September 19 to November 10 amid COVID-19 protocols laid down by the ICC and BCCI.

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