New Delhi: Team India’s premier pacer Jasprit Bumrah celebrates his 30th birthday on Wednesday, December 06. One of the best fast bowlers in the world at present, Bumrah has been a vital cog in the Indian bowling line-up across all formats over the years. Known for his unorthodox action and ability to unsettle batters with his pace and precision, Bumrah is arguably one of the most lethal pacers in world cricket.
Bumrah has already established his credentials as one of the best Indian fast bowlers of all time and continues to spearhead the team’s pace attack in all formats of the game. Bumrah, who made his India debut in 2016, quickly became a regular in the white-ball setup, earning a reputation for himself with his uncanny ability to hit the block hole and nail yorkers consistently. He has not looked back ever since and continues to shatter records with the ball for Team India.
The fast bowler made his comeback for India after a long layoff of nearly an earlier this year and played a key role in helping the hosts enjoy a stunning run in the 2023 ODI World Cup. Bumrah picked up 20 wickets in 11 matches to help India reach the final unbeaten before they went down against Australia to miss out on the elusive trophy. Bumrah holds several records for India having picked up a total of 351 wickets for India in the three formats combined.
From being only the third Indian to take a hat-trick in Test cricket to smashing the most runs in a single over in a Test match, Bumrah has achieved some unique feats in international cricket. On his 30th birthday, here is a look at some of the top records held by the Indian pacer. Top records held by Jasprit Bumrah 3rd Indian to bag a hat-trick in Tests Jasprit Bumrah became only the third Indian to take a hat-trick in Test cricket in 2019.
He achieved the feat in the second Test against West Indies in Jamaica after dismissing Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks and Roston Chase on successive deliveries. Most maidens by an Indian in T20Is A maiden over in T20Is is rare. There are not many bowlers in the world who can nail a maiden over with conviction in the shortest format.
Not Jasprit Bumrah. Bumrah holds the record for most maiden bowled by an Indian in T20Is. He has bowled ten maidens in 62 matches.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has also bowled the same number of maidens but in 87 T20Is. Most wickets by an Indian in debut year in Tests Jasprit Bumrah also holds the record for most wickets by an Indian bowler in his debut year in Tests. The fast bowler made his Test debut for India in January 2018 and went on to enjoy a stellar year.
He picked up a total of 48 wickets in just 9 matches in the year to break Dilip Doshi’s record, who picked up 40 wickets after his Test debut in 1979. Overall, Bumrah became the third-highest wicket-taker in Tests in debut year. 1st Asian to take 5-wicket hauls in South Africa, England and Australia in same calendar year Apart from claiming the record for the most wickets in his debut year by an Indian bowler, Jasprit Bumrah scripted another historic feat in 2018.
The pacer became the first Asian to take five-wicket hauls in Tests in South Africa, England and Australia. He remains the only Asian bowler to have achieved the stunning feat. Most runs in a single over in Tests While he holds multiple records with the ball, Jasprit Bumrah is also the owner of a rare Test record with the bat.
Bumrah smashed 35 runs in an over against Stuart Broad in the Edgbaston Test in July last year to break Brian Lara’s record for most runs in a single over in a Test match. Lara had scored 28 runs in an over against Robin Peterson in a Test match against South Africa in 2003. .