Jasprit Bumrah Recalls Being Called Up By The Mumbai Indians In 2013. In an interview with Ravichandran Ashwin on YouTube, Jasprit Bumrah discussed his call-up to the Mumbai Indians (MI) in 2013 and revealed that he had bowled out Ricky Ponting “two or three times.”
Bumrah is widely regard as one of the best bowlers in the world right now. As well as the Indian cricket team’s pace spearhead across all formats. The speedster first gained national attention for his performances with the MI in the Indian Premier League. Bumrah, who has always played for MI, debuted in the IPL in 2013 and has taken 130 wickets in 106 matches.
The 28-year-old is also rank tenth in the IPL’s top wicket-takers list. Bumrah opened up about his first call-up to the MI camp on Ravichandran Ashwin’s YouTube channel, and he also revealed that he had bowled out Ricky Ponting “two or three times” during training.
Ponting captaining the MI team when Bumrah called up. In 2013, Rohit Sharma took over as MI captain, succeeding Ponting.
“Essentially, I had gone into the Mumbai Indians camp and was not going to play in the first game because Axar Patel and I had arrive late. We were competing in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at the time. We had been summon to the camp late ” he explain.
“The team was already practicing in Bangalore, and we only had two days with them. Back in 2013, the practice wickets were very green, and the white ball use to swing. So I was bowling with a brand-new ball. I used to bowl those big inswingers to Ricky Ponting when I was bowling to him. I irritated everyone by getting him (Ponting) out two or three times, so they had a discussion with me about how ‘this guy had something different and let’s play him.’ “He continue.
Bumrah made his India debut in an ODI on January 23, 2016, as a result of his success in the IPL. In the same year, he also made his T20I debut on January 26. Meanwhile, on January 6, 2018, the bowler played his first Test match.