People did not believed in my abilities: Jasprit Bumrah talks about his struggle during early days


On Sunday, India’s ace pace, Jasprit Bumrah said, “during the initial days of his career, people did not believe in his abilities due to his unorthodox bowling action,” during the live session on Instagram with Yuvraj Singh.

Yuvi also asked Bumrah about his bowling action to which Bumrah said, “Many people told me that I won’t play for long, there was an expectation that the last person to play for the country would be me. They told me that I would just play the Ranji Trophy. But I kept on improving and I persisted with my action”.

Yuvraj also praised Bumrah to become the number one bowler in the world, and said that he knew the latter will be achieving this feet sooner.

Yuvraj said, “Three years back I had predicted that you would become the number one bowler in the world.”

During India’s two-match Test series against New Zealand earlier this year, Bumrah have been seen last.

He has 6 wickets in the series but India lost the series by 0-2. He was supposed to play in IPL 2020 which was scheduled from 29th March, but IPL has been postponed indefinitely due to coronavirus pandemic.


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