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These Are Some Of The Lesser Known Facts About Jasprit Bumrah

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Since his debut, Jasprit Bumrah has been known for his jiffy success and an unorthodox bowling style which has blessed him with numerous scalps. Jasprit Bumrah is one of the best fast bowlers India has ever produced. We have compiled some vital insider information about Mr. Jasprit Bumrah. Here are some of the lesser-known facts about Jasprit Bumrah.

 

1. Birth

 

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Jasprit Bumrah was born on 6th December 1993 in Ahmedabad, where his family had settled. He belongs to a Sikh family whose full name is Jasprit Jasbir Singh Bumrah. His mother Daljit Bumrah was a school teacher/principal in a school in Ahmedabad.

 

2. Father’s Sad Demise

 

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Sadly, his father passed away when he was five years old. Later, he was raised by his mother, who worked in a school in their locality, as mentioned above. Jasprit also has an elder sister named Juhika Bumrah.

 

3. The Sacrifice

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Jassi always dreamt of shifting to Canada once he grew up. But, as soon as he was 14 years old, his passion for cricket drove him to put in the work and play for his country.

 

4. Debut

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From the start, Jasprit’s bowling was naturally exceptional, and his unorthodox action forced all the batters to make false assumptions and fail to play the delivery. He soon started playing for Gujarat in 2013-14 and even succeeded in plucking seven wickets in his debut match against Vidarbha.

 

5. The Talent Hunt

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Jassi started his career as a strike bowler for Mumbai Indians. Luckily, he was noticed by John Wright during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Jasprit’s sensational performance and passion for the sport forced the former Mumbai Indians coach John Wright to add him to the squad.

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