Viral Video: Jasprit Bumrah's Impressive Cover Drive Receives Applause From India Dressing Room On Day 2 Of IND vs ENG 5th Test

Viral Video: Jasprit Bumrah's Impressive Cover Drive Receives Applause From India Dressing Room On Day 2 Of IND vs ENG 5th Test

Bumrah walked out to bat when India were 428/8 and joined Kuldeep Yadav in the lower order to carry on the hosts' batting in the first innings.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Saturday, March 09, 2024, 02:46 AM IST
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Jasprit Bumrah's cover drive | Credits: Twitter

Team India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah played a classic cover drive through the gaps on Day 2 of the ongoing fifth and final Test of the series against England at HPCA Stadium in Dharamshala on Friday, March 8.

Bumrah walked out to bat when India were 428/8 and joined Kuldeep Yadav in the lower order to carry on the hosts' batting in the first innings. Bumrah and Kuldeep steadied India's ship and ensured no further fall of wickets towards the close of play.

However, Jasprit Bumrah's stunning cover drive caught the attention of the spectators as well as Team India staff. On the first ball of the 118th over, Mark Wood delivered the ball at full-length outside off stump and Bumrah played a cover drive shot to race the ball towards the boundary line.

Jasprit Bumrah's magnificent cover drive left Team India dressing room as coaches and staff applauded the pacer for his classic shot.

Jasprit Bumrah has always been handy with the bat in the lower-order and ca play few good knocks. His batting ability was evident when he smashed 29 runs off former England pacer Stuart Broad in an over, breaking the world record for the most runs scored in a single over in Test Cricket.

Bumrah improved his batting over the last few years, which has been an additional benefit for Team India. In 36 Tests, Bumrah has scored 270 runs at an average of 7.50 in five innings.

Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav took India past 250-run lead on Day 2

India were in a position of command at the end of Day 2 of the Dharamshala Test. At Stumps, the hosts posted a total of 473/8 and a 255-run lead, with Kuldeep Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah batting on 27 and 19, respectively.

Shubman Gill (110) and Skipper Rohit Sharma (103) brought up their centuries and forged 171-run for the second wicket before both departed in quick succession after lunch. Then young batting pair of Devdutt Padikkal (65) and Sarfaraz Khan (56) steadied India's ship and took the past 350-run mark.

The duo shared a 97-run partnership before Sarfaraz was dismissed at 376/4. Then, Padikkal stay at the crease ended after he was dismissed 403/5. After Devdutt Padikkal's dismissal, India suffered a quick collapse in their batting line-up as they lost Dhruv Jurel (15), Ravindra Jadeja (15) and Ravichandran Ashwin (0) in 25 runs and hosts were reduced to 428/8.

Kuldeep Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah kept scoreboard ticking and forged an unbeaten 45-run partnership, ensuring no further fall of wickets towards the close of play.

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