new Delhi: Before the upcoming Test series between India and England (IND vs ENG), players of both teams have started practice. Meanwhile, Indian team pacer Jasprit Bumrah has been seen copying the action of veteran spinner Anil Kumble in the nets. Bumrah has also been seen copying different bowlers many times before.
Bumrah emulated Kumble
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has also posted a video of Jasprit Bumrah on its Twitter account. In this video, Bumrah is copying the action of former coach Kumble (Anil Kumble). The BCCI wrote in the caption of this video, ‘We have seen Jasprit Bumrah’s deadly yorker and fast bouncer, now we are presenting the unique form of fast bowler. Jasprit Bumrah is imitating the action of legendary leg-spinner Anil Kumble and he has done it in a brilliant way.
We have all seen @ Jaspritbumrah93‘s fiery yorkers and sharp bouncers. Here’s presenting a never-seen-before version of the fast bowler.
– BCCI (@BCCI) January 30, 2021
Jaspreet Bumrah (Jaspreet Bumrah) Seeing him doing his action, Anil Kumble has also praised him. Kumble retweeted that video and wrote, ‘Well done boom, the action was very close. You are the inspiration for the next generation of fast bowlers. Best wishes for the upcoming series.
Well done Boom. Pretty close. You are an inspiration to the next generation of young fast bowlers who are imitating your style. Best wishes for the upcoming series.
– Anil Kumble (@ anilkumble1074) January 31, 2021
India’s most successful bowler ‘Kumble’
Anil Kumble has been India’s most successful bowler in Test cricket so far. Kumble has taken 619 wickets in 132 Test matches for the Indian team in his Test career. So far no bowler has taken more wickets for India than Kumble. Not only this, Kumble has a record of taking 10 wickets in a single innings in Test cricket.