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3 best spells by Jasprit Bumrah in the ICC World Test Championship

May 24, 2021

Written By,

Payel Gosh

Jasprit Bumrah has been a crucial bowler for India in all 3 formats of the game. The 27-year-old looked in fine form in the ICC World Test Championship. In 9 Tests in the ICC World Test Championship, Bumrah bagged a total of 34 wickets for India. The bowler will be one of India’s key players on the Indian Test side. That said, here are 3 of Jasprit Bumrah’s best spells in the ICC World Test Championship:

3. 4/56 vs Australia (2020)

Bumrah bowled brilliantly against Australia in the 2nd Test of the 2020 Test series between India and Australia. In 16 overs, Bumrah scalped 4 wickets and conceded just 56 runs in total. Thanks to Bumrah’s exploits with the ball, Australia was bowled out for just 195. Bumrah also scalped 2 crucial wickets for India in the 2nd innings of the 2nd Test. In the end, India went on to win the 2nd test by 8 wickets.

2. 5/7 vs West Indies (2019)

Jasprit Bumrah ran riot against West Indies in the 1st Test of the 2019 Test series between India and the West Indies. West Indies needed to chase a total of 100 to win the 1st Test of the 2019 Test series. However, India bowled out West Indies for just 100. Jasprit Bumrah was the chief architect behind West Indies’ downfall. In 8 overs, Bumrah conceded only 7 runs, scalping 5 wickets in total for the Indian Test side. In the end, India went on to win the 1st Test of the 2019 Test series by a comprehensive margin of 318 runs. This was India’s 1st ever Test match win in the ICC World Test Championship.

1. 6/27 vs West Indies (2019)

Jasprit Bumrah was unplayable in the 2nd Test of the 2019 Test series between India and the West Indies. In the 1st innings of the 2nd Test, Bumrah scalped an impressive 6 wickets for India. Furthermore, the 27-year-old also maintained a superb bowling economy of 2.21 in the 1st innings of the 2nd Test. West Indies needed to chase a total of 468 to win the 2nd Test. However, India bowled out West Indies for just 210. In the end, India went on to win the 2nd Test by a huge margin of 257 runs.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh