New Delhi: Ahead of the next round of testing between India and England (IND vs ENG), players from both teams have started training. Meanwhile, Indian team point guard Jasprit Bumrah has been seen copying the action of veteran spinner Anil Kumble into the net. Bumrah has also been seen copying different bowlers several times before.
Bumrah imitated Kumble
The Cricket Control Council of India (BCCI) also posted a video of Jasprit Bumrah on his Twitter account. In this video, Bumrah copies the action of former trainer Kumble (Anil Kumble). The BCCI wrote in the caption of this video: “ We have seen the deadly yorker and fast bouncer of Jasprit Bumrah, now we present the unique form of the fast bowler. Jasprit Bumrah imitates the action of legendary leg spinner Anil Kumble and he did it in a brilliant way.
We’ve all seen the fiery yorkers and sharp bouncers of @ Jaspritbumrah93. Here is a new version of the quick launcher.
Boom tries to emulate @ anilkumble1074’s legendary bowling action and pretty much nails it! pic.twitter.com/wLmPXQGYgC
– BCCI (@BCCI) January 30, 2021
Anil Kumble also praised Jaspreet Bumrah for seeing him perform his action. Kumble retweeted the video and wrote: ‘Well done, the action was very close. You are the inspiration for the next generation of fast bowlers. Best wishes for the upcoming series.
Well done Boom. Close enough. You are an inspiration to the next generation of fast young bowlers who emulate your style. Best wishes for the upcoming series.
– Anil Kumble (@ anilkumble1074) January 31, 2021
India’s most successful bowler ‘Kumble’
Anil Kumble has been India’s most successful bowler in the cricket test so far. Kumble won 619 wickets in 132 test matches for the Indian team during his testing career. So far, no bowler has taken more wickets for India than Kumble. Not only that, Kumble has a record of taking 10 wickets in a single inning in test cricket.