That I broke into Indian team through IPL is a myth: Jasprit Bumrah

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Updated: April 26, 2020 11:18:02 pm


ipl 2019, mi vs csk stats, mumbai indians, chennai super kings, ipl final, ipl final 2019, jasprit bumrah, malinga, Dhoni, cricket, Indian express Jasprit Bumrah made his IPL debut in 2013 and made his India debut in 2016. (File Photo/AP)

Jasprit Bumrah stated on Sunday the notion that he broke through to the India team by advantage of his performances within the Indian Premier League (IPL) is improper. He stated that it was through his performances in home cricket after his IPL debut that he made it into worldwide cricket.

Speaking on an Instagram Live session with Yuvraj Singh, Bumrah stated on Sunday, “That I made it to the Indian team by my performances in the IPL is a myth. 2013 is when I came into the IPL (for Mumbai Indians) then 2013, 2014, 2015 I was not playing regularly. I did well in (Vijay) Hazare and in domestic circuit then I came into the Indian team in 2016.”

Yuvraj Singh informed Bumrah that he has the potential to be the No.1 ranked bowler in all codecs. “Your focus should be on being the No.1 bowler in all formats for the next two years,” he informed Bumrah, additionally calling him one of many nicest and most mature guys within the aspect.

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Agreeing with Yuvraj that the longer codecs are extra vital for him, Bumrah stated, “Bowlers come up to me and say ODI T20 thik hai (ODIs, T20I is okay). But they forget, Tests make you a complete cricketer,” Bumrah stated throughout an Instagram chat with former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh.

Bumrah made his ODI and T20I debut in 2016 with a Test call-up coming in 2018. The 26-year outdated is now considered among the finest quick bowlers within the enterprise with 104 wickets in ODIs from 64 video games and 68 scalps in simply 14 Test matches.

“You have to play Test cricket to survive in the long run,” he added.

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