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Jasprit Bumrah

‘Always wanted to play Test cricket, I rate it highly’ – Jasprit Bumrah

EDGBASTON: Jasprit Bumrah is currently nursing an injury to his thumb, but he can’t wait to don the Test whites again. Bumrah is in line to play at Lord’s on 9 August, when the second of the five-Test series between England and India commences. He will miss the opening match of the series at Edgbaston, having sustained the thumb injury during the T20I's in Ireland. Bumrah, 24, is just three Tests old. He made his debut earlier this year during India’s three-match series in South Africa and has so far picked up 14 wickets…

Thakur replaces injured Bumrah in India’s ODI squad against England

LONDON: Paceman Shardul Thakur will replace injured bowler Jasprit Bumrah in the Indian squad for this month’s three-match one-day international series against England, the Indian cricket (BCCI) said on Friday. Bumrah sustained a fractured thumb on his left hand during India’s first Twenty20 match against Ireland last month and has already been ruled out of the ongoing Twenty20 international series against England. “The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Shardul Thakur as Jasprit Bumrah’s replacement in…

Indian paceman Bumrah ruled out of England ODI series

CHENNAI: Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah will play no role in the upcoming three-match ODI series with England after undergoing surgery on a broken thumb, the Board of Control for Cricket in India said Friday. The 24-year-old -- more a regular in the ODI team than the Test line-up -- broke it during the first of the two-match T20 international series with Ireland last week. He has been replaced by Shardul Thakur for the ODI series -- the Indians are yet to name their squad for the five-Test series which gets underway…

India clinch ODI series against Sri Lanka

PALLEKELE: Opener Rohit Sharma's sublime century combined with a maiden five-wicket haul by paceman Jasprit Bumrah powered India to a series-clinching win against Sri Lanka in the third one-day international on Sunday. Chasing 218 for victory, Sharma hit a 145-ball 124 not out to steer the visitors home in 45.1 overs, although unruly crowd behaviour delayed their six-wicket win in Pallekele. Angry home fans threw water bottles onto the field and play stopped as players walked off with India needing eight runs to win.…

Fakhar Zaman says Kohli, Bumrah sledged him during Champions Trophy final

KARACHI: It was indeed a historic moment when Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win the maiden ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval in London. While Hasan Ali was the star of the tournament, the day belonged to Fakhar Zaman who changed the course of fortune with the brilliant match winning century against India in the final. The opener had scored 2 fifties in the tournament against Sri Lanka in last group stage match and against hosts and pre-tournament favourite England in the semifinals. Fakhar made the most of an…