One thing that every Indian fan will agree is that the Indian cricket team is very lucky to have Jasprit Bumrah in their winning mission. The bowler is not only just the top bowler in the ICC ODI rankings he is a great headache, before running into the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand on Tuesday. The pace bowler grabbed two three wickets against Sri Lanka in their last outing on Saturday at Headingley. With this, the Virat Kohli led team took their top spot in the points table with the highest number of points after playing 9 matches and winning 7 matches, while losing one match against England and one match cancelled due to rain.
Every player went further to their best game form with opening batsman, Rohit Sharma scoring his fifth century in one World Cup on Saturday in turn leading the parade of 647 runs in the World Cup.
Everybody has chipped in with wickets and with the bat
The captain of the Indian team, Virat Kohli had struck five half-centuries and played a key role in the team’s seven massive victories in the nine matches played. Talking about the same, Jasprit Bumrah went further to said that everyone pitched in the victory, some with the bat and some with the ball. “Everybody has chipped in with wickets and with the bat. There’s a healthy competition. It’s a good headache to have when everyone’s performing and everyone’s in good nick and that’s something you love to have going into a crucial game like next week’s semi-final,” said Bumrah.
The only focus for me is on my preparation
Bumrah has recorded, 17 wickets in eight innings while Mohammed Shami grabbing 14 wickets. Bumrah said that he doesn’t take criticism or praise seriously and only focuses on his work. “I don’t take praise or criticism seriously. The only focus for me is on my preparation, my execution and what I can do for the team. You see Hardik Pandya taking wickets, you see Mohammad Shami taking wickets and I’ve also taken wickets, so that’s the positive for us going forward,” said Bumrah.