Yorker specialist- Journey of Jaspreet Bumrah who had lost his father at the age of 7


Jaspreet Jasbir singh Bumrah is now a very famous name in Indian National Cricket Team. An Indian cricketer who plays as a right- arm fast- medium bowler is considered as a Yorker specialist, played his debut match in IPL on April 4, 2013 against Royal Challengers, Bangalore and Mumbai Indians, where he impressed many in IPL with his bowling techniques and he gained 3 wickets for 32 Runs.

Source: Cric Today

As a replacement to Bhuvneshwar Kumar who was injured in 2015-16 IPL series against Australia, Jaspreet Bumrah was introduced in the match. He is the one who holds the record for maximum wickets of 28 in T20 Internationals in a calendar year.

Jaspreet bumrah, was born in Ahmedabad, Gujrat into a Sikh family, in December 1993. His Father Jasbir Singh had his business and his mother is a school principal. He lost his father at the age of 7, which was the biggest loss to his family and it was his mother who single- handedly raised her children.

Batsmen panic with the spectacular in death overs bowling of Bumrah who has made a special place in Team India now. He used to practice bowling on the wall of his house throughout the day, and his mother warned him not to make ball throw noise if he wants to play, after which, Jasbeer started bowling at the corner of the floor, instead of wall which taught him Yorker bowling.

He started his career in bowling with Under- 19 match in Gujrat against Vidarbha Cricket Team. He has been awarded with “Man of The Match” title on January 29, 2017 against a match with England, where India won by 5 runs and, earned “Man of The Match” on June 11,2017 against a match with South Africa, where India won by 8 wickets.

In total, Bumrah has got 26 wickets in 15 one-day international matches with an economy of 4.74.

Below are the statistics of Jaspreet Bumrah played matches:

International information
National side India
ODI debut (cap 210) 23 January 2016 vs Australia
Last ODI 19 January 2017 vs England
ODI shirt no. 93
T20I debut (cap 57) 26 January 2016 vs Australia
Last T20I 1 February 2017 vs England
T20I shirt no. 93
Domestic team information
Years Team
2012–present Gujarat
2013–present Mumbai Indians (squad no. 93)
Career statistics
Competition ODIs T20I T20 FC
Matches 11 24 89 26
Runs scored 0 0 35 120
Batting average 0.00 0.00 8.75 13.33
100s/50s 0/0 -/- 0/0 0/0
Top score 0 0 14 16
Balls bowled 585 535 1986 2255
Wickets 22 33 104 89
Bowling average 21.68 17.79 23.07 25.33
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 6
10 wickets in match 0 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/22 3/11 3/10 6/29
Catches/stumpings 2/– 2/– 13/- 9/–

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