Jasprit Bumrah becomes 3rd Indian to take Test hat-trick, feat to Kohli

India versus West Indies, second Test: Virat Kohli interview Jasprit Bumrah after the India pacer smashed  West Indies with a 6-wicket pull, which incorporated his maiden Test hat-trick, on Saturday in Jamaica.

 

Jasprit Bumrah, who turned into the third Indian bowler to complete a Test hat-trick, during a candid interview with captain Virat Kohli said that he owed the accomplishment to the skipper. A video of Kohli's association with the Indian pacer was released on BCCI TV, in which the 25-year-old bowler uncovered he didn't know about the intrigue. Nonetheless, he felt that it was a splendid review taken by Kohli and credited the captain behind his extraordinary accomplishment.

 

"I didn't know, I was not exceptionally certain about the appeal, I thought it was the bat. I didn't appeal so much yet it was a good review at last, so I think I owe that hattrick to the captain," Bumrah said.

Bumrah took the hat-trick against West Indies on the second day of the second Test in Jamaica on Saturday as the house team's very comfortable batting misfortunes proceeded with another breakdown. The 25-year-old had left-hander Darren Bravo got at second slip for four, preceding catching both Shamarh Brooks and Roston Chase lbw for golden ducks at Sabina Park in Kingston.

 

Bumrah likewise got three different wickets to complete the day with 6/16 off 9.1 overs. At stumps on Day 2, West Indies were 87/7, still 329 keeps running behind India's first-innings aggregate of 416.

It is just the third Test hat-trick by an India bowler, following Harbhajan Singh against Australia in Calcutta in 2001 and Irfan Pathan against Pakistan in Karachi in 2006.

 

by Lokendra Sharma | Mon, Sep 02 - 01:46 PM

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