India won the Test series against England at Lord’s and the Oval on the last day and on both the days the Indian bowler changed the game with his spell.
India won the Oval Test to take a 2-1 lead over England.
In the Test series against England, the Indian team performed strongly and took a 2-1 lead before the Manchester Test was cancelled. As much credit is being given to the opening pair of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul for putting Team India in a good position in this series, the same credit is being given to the team by taking wickets on important occasions for the team, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah (Jasprit Bumrah) also goes to Bumrah was the highest wicket-taker for India in this series and everyone is praising his performance, but former Indian bowler Ashish Nehra has said more in praise of Bumrah. Nehra has said that he plays with the mind of the batsmen.
Bumrah, who proved to be a complete flop in the World Test Championship final, made a tremendous comeback within a few days. In the very first Test in Nottingham, Bumrah took 9 wickets. Even after this, the Indian pacer continued to shine. The way Bumrah took crucial wickets on the last day of the Lord’s Test and the Oval Test, he completely turned the match around and gave the Indian team a memorable victory in the series. Bumrah was the second most successful bowler in the series with 18 wickets.
took the pitch out of the equation
Obviously such a performance is expected from a bowler like Bumrah and he proved them right. Different reasons can be given for this success of Bumrah, but former Indian pacer Nehra told a special thing about one Bumrah, which made him so effective. Referring to the Oval Test on Sony Sports Network’s program, Nehra said, “He took only 2 wickets, but the way the match was progressing, when he bowled that spell, England had no chance of coming back.” Was. There was talk at that time that the pitch is helpful to the batsmen, which I also felt was so, but the way they bowled yorkers in a Test match, it took the pitch out of the equation.
The success achieved by playing with the minds of the batsmen
The former Indian bowler also praised Bumrah and said that he plays with the mind of the batsmen. According to Nehra, “You definitely saw the yorker bowling, but in that spell he used the bouncer very well. He plays with the mind of the batsmen and that’s why you can consistently perform like this in Test matches.”
Dangerous spell on the last day of the Oval Test
On the last day of the Oval Test, Bumrah created panic in the second session. After lunch he bowled 6 overs in which he conceded only 6 runs, 3 maidens and 2 wickets. He got these two wickets in two consecutive overs, in which he bowled Olly Pope and Jonny Bairstow with tremendous reverse swing. During this, Bumrah also became the Indian fast bowler to take 100 Test wickets in the fewest matches.
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