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'Reverse Swing Proved to be Key,' says Jasprit Bumrah

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: June 15, 2017, 11:20 PM IST
'Reverse Swing Proved to be Key,' says Jasprit Bumrah

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Jasprit Bumrah again played an important role for India, restricting Bangladesh towards the end with quality death bowling.

He ended up conceding just 39 runs in 10 overs, which also included a maiden.

The pacer picked up two crucial wickets, including that of dangerous Mahmudullah as he cleaned up his off stump with an inch perfect yorker.

"Every good performance is valuable, the ball was reverse swinging towards the end which proved to be key. Overall it was a good day for me"

"It always feels good when you're bowling in a rhythm, the dot balls help in building the pressure which eventually helps the team." said Bumrah, summing up his performance after the game.

He added that the focus was on starting well, "In the beginning I wanted to bowl well in good areas. Restricting them in the first 10 overs was important, and I was bowling good lengths."

Speaking about his preparation for the game, Bumrah said he often works on pointers for a batsmen, "I try and ask about the areas to bowl against certain batsmen, try to take certain pointers which can be useful in the game."

He also warned India against underestimating Pakistan,"Cricket is a funny game, you can't be complacent and you can't take any team lightly. They are always a good side and on their day they can beat any side. We will give them equal respect." Bumrah said while summing up.
First Published: June 15, 2017, 11:17 PM IST

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