Virat Kohli on Jasprit Bumrah: “I’m lucky to have him in the ranks”

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Published by Lokendra Sharma on 03 Sep 2019

India captain Virat Kohli feels Jasprit Bumrah is the most complete bowler in world cricket at the present time and with his hard-working attitude, the speedster has long shed the tag of being only a T20 pro.

Bumrah was known as a T20 pro when he burst onto the scene however Kohli said the 25-year-old pacer has demonstrated to be important in all series with his hard-working attitude.

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He confuses with his, swing, pace, and Angles. I think he is the most complete bowler in world cricket at the present time,” Kohli said after India’s 257-run win in the second Test in which Bumrah asserted a Hat-trick.

“It’s truly satisfying to see a person who was labeled a T20 pro come and assume control over the ODI scene and now Test cricket. He is proving individuals wrong that there is a set layout for each format,” he included.

Bumrah turned out to be only the third Indian cricketer to enlist a Test hat-trick during his opening spell in the West Indies’ first innings in Jamaica. Furthermore, Kohli said as a chief, he is fortunate to have him in the positions.

Kohli said it is troublesome not to feel for batsmen who are left hoodwinked by Bumrah’s pace and varieties.

Kohli likewise showered commendation on Ravindra Jadeja and clarified why the group the board lean towards the left-arm spinner over senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin abroad Tests.

India’s next stop in the ICC World Test Championship is a three-match series against South Africa at home beginning October 2 at Visakhapatnam.

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