London: Team India’s fielding coach R. Sridhar has made a big disclosure on the dispute between England fast bowler James Anderson and Indian pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah. Team India’s fielding coach R. Sridhar brought out the big truth of the Anderson-Bumrah controversy. The fielding coach said that Anderson treated Bumrah very badly when he apologised.
Anderson misbehaves with Bumrah
Team India’s fielding coach R. Sridhar said that England pacer James Anderson had rejected Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah’s apology after the end of the third day of the second Test, leading to a dispute between the two teams. Sridhar R. During a chat on Ashwin’s YouTube channel, he said, ‘Bumrah is a competitive fast bowler, but does not want to intentionally hurt anyone.’
Sridhar said, ‘Bumrah bowled 8-10 balls. Yorker, bouncer. Anderson was uncomfortable, but somehow did not get out. Earlier there was an unwritten rule among the fast bowlers’ club. You will not throw a bouncer. Bowl full and get the other out. It was an understanding. Now that is over.’
Bumrah apologizes to Anderson
India won the second Test by 151 runs at Lord’s ground after an unbeaten 89-run ninth wicket partnership between Bumrah (34 not out) and Mohammed Shami (56 not out). India had bundled out England for 120 runs within two sessions. Sridhar said that Bumrah went and apologized to Anderson, but the English bowler sidelined him.
Not paid for apologizing
Sridhar said, ‘After the innings, the boys were going back to the dressing room. Bumrah went to Jimmy and patted him, to tell him that it was not intentional. Bumrah went to talk to him and finish the matter, but Jimmy didn’t give him a sense. Sridhar said, ‘This angered the team. She also agreed. It is not that the team was not together earlier, but it filled everyone with anger and its effect was visible on the 5th day.