Jasprit Bumrah failed to choose up even a single wicket within the three-match ODI collection in opposition to New Zealand. © AFP
Jasprit Bumrah had a quiet three ODIs in opposition to hosts New Zealand going by his lofty requirements. The No.1 ODI bowler returned wicketless from three matches as India misplaced the collection Zero-Three to New Zealand, the primary time that Bumrah has gone wicketless in a restricted overs collection. Nonetheless, Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson lauded the pacer, saying that Bumrah is at all times a risk with a ball in his hand. “We all know that Bumrah is a world-class bowler in all codecs,” Williamson mentioned after the third ODI at Mount Maunganui’s Bay Oval on Tuesday which New Zealand received by 5 wickets.
“He is a risk when he has a ball in his hand, however I believe there’s an excessive amount of to look into it. He is clearly again into the sport after a time frame off. However from what I noticed, he is bowling very properly,” Williamson mentioned.
Bumrah is making a comeback after a protracted harm layoff and seemed rusty initially within the 5 T20Is in opposition to New Zealand that preceeded the ODI collection. However he was at his greatest within the final T20I the place he returned magical figures of three/12 as India swept the collection 5-Zero.
Together with Bumrah, India’s different mainstay skipper Virat Kohli additionally endured a lean patch in the course of the three ODIs. The pair can be wanting to make a robust comeback within the two-Take a look at collection beginning February 21 in Wellington.