Jasprit Bumrah discusses his silent celebrations. Bumrah went on to say that he used to over-celebrate his wickets.
Jasprit Bumrah has quickly risen to the top of India’s pace bowling attack since making his Test debut in 2018. The right-arm bowler has excelled with his abilities and has been a valuable member of his team all over the world. Many cricketing pundits and former players regard Bumrah as someone with the potential to be a leader. In the absence of KL Rahul, this school of thought reinforce when the 28-year-old name India’s vice-captain for both the T20I and Test series against Sri Lanka.
The new role would undoubtedly mean more responsibility for the fast bowler, but Bumrah sees it as simply an extension of his current role in the side. He regards the position as merely a post, and as a senior member of the team. He is always expect to assist other players.
“I don’t look at it as a specific position, like a spinner or a fast bowler, or whether or not that batter is a leader.” As a senior member of the team, you must assist the players in any way you can. As I previously stated, it is only a post for me. Yes, it is a fantastic opportunity that present itself, and I am delight to take it,” Bumrah said ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka in a virtual press conference.
Jasprit Bumrah discusses his silent celebrations: ‘I try to focus on the job at hand’
Bumrah, who was known to lavishly celebrate his wickets early in his career, has recently tone down his celebrations. Speaking on the subject, the bowler stated that he use to celebrate a lot as a young cricketer, but he now realizes that there is enough time to celebrate after the game and his focus is more on what he is assign to do on the field.
“Jab main chhota tha main bahut celebration karta tha, overexcited hota tha aur main actually plan bhi karta tha apne celebrations.” I used to get overly excited and plan my own celebration).”
“So I try to concentrate on the task at hand, and yes, when the game is over and the team has won, there is plenty of time to celebrate.” So, until my job is done, my focus will be on helping the team win.” he added.
India will play Sri Lanka in a two-match Test series beginning March 4th. Rohit Sharma, the newly appointed captain, will lead the team.