WATCH: Jasprit Bumrah smashes Kagiso Rabada for 14 runs in an over, hits an outrageous six over fine leg

Jasprit Bumrah added crucial 14 runs with a quickfire knock as he took India past the 200 run mark at the Wanderers.

Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah

The Australian tour unearthed the batsman in Jasprit Bumrah and the pacer has been handy with the bat ever since. Let it be the defiance at Lord’s and Nottingham or the handy innings at the Oval, Bumrah has ensured that the tail wagged every time the team needed those crucial runs.

In the second Test of the series against South Africa, stand-in skipper KL Rahul called it right at the toss and decided to have a bat first. Continuing his superb run of form, Rahul brought up his second fifty-plus score of the series. Unfortunately, none of the other batters were able to stitch a partnership with Rahul.

Jasprit Bumrah takes Kagiso Rabada to the cleaners

Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah walked in the 60th over as India was reeling with eight wickets down at a score of 185. The pacer played his natural game before he let his inner demon loose in the 63rd over. Bumrah smashes Kagiso Rabada for a six and couple of boundaries as he helped India past 200.

Rabada started the over with a loose delivery on the pads and Bumrah flicked it to the square-leg boundary. The Protea quick went short on the third ball and Jasprit Bumrah latched on to it, dispatching him way over the fine leg boundary for a six which left everyone shocked. Rabada bowled a full toss on the penultimate delivery and the Indian quick gleefully accepted it with a four.

Deciding to bat first, India managed only 202 runs as they were skittled out in 64 overs. Ravichandran Ashwin‘s quickfire 46 was the second-highest score for the side and was followed by a 26 from Mayank Agarwal. Hanuma Vihari too chipped in with some handy runs as India breached the 200 run mark at the Wanderers.

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