'Yorker is the first delivery that I learned,' Jasprit Bumrah reacts to Waqar Younis' compliment

Jasprit Bumrah picked up 9 wickets combined in two innings during the India vs England 2nd Test match at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium
Jasprit Bumrah celebrates after taking the final wicket
Jasprit Bumrah celebrates after taking the final wicketImage - Getty

Jasprit Bumrah won the Player of the Match award for his incredible performance in the India vs England second test match. He led India's bowling attack and helped his side level the series. The yorker to dismiss Ollie Pope and the special in-swing delivery to Ben Stokes were special and Bumrah delivered comfortably.

Jasprit Bumrah celebrates after taking the final wicket
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"Can't think of anyone. Bumrah's Magic!" Waqar replied to a fan asking whether Bumrah's Yorker reminded him of someone. Bumrah was informed about the Pakistan great's big praise during the post-match presentation ceremony .

"I don't look at numbers. If you think about numbers there is a lot of pressure. I'm delighted that we won and contributed to that. As a youngster that [Yorker] was the first delivery I learned in tennis-ball cricket. I used to feel that is the only way to take wickets. Had seen the legends of the game. Waqar, Wasim and even Zaheer Khan," Bumrah replied.

Bumrah's return from a lengthy injury layoff has been a huge boost for India and Rohit Sharma. The Indian captain also acknowledged the contributions of his fast-bowling superstar.

"Rohit and I discuss everything, about what I am thinking and what he thinks we should do. I always enjoy watching fast bowling, whether it's the other team or not. If someone is doing well, good on them. Look at the situation, look at the wicket. I look to solve the problem; every wicket is different and I have to use what I have in my armoury," added Bumrah

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