New Delhi. Jasprit Bumrah took five wickets in the first innings of the third and final Test between India and South Africa in Cape Town. Due to this, Team India got a lead of 13 runs in the first innings. South Africa bowled India out for just 223 runs in the first innings. But it was Jasprit Bumrah who gave the team the lead by bundling South Africa for 210 runs. The three-match series is currently tied at 1-1. In such a situation, if India has to win this match and series, then Bumrah will have to repeat his performance in the second innings.
Jasprit Bumrah is playing the 27th Test of his career. Out of this, he has played 25 Tests outside the home. He has achieved the feat of taking 5 wickets 7 times so far. That is, he is taking 5 wickets in every fourth test. On the other hand former Indian captain and veteran fast bowler Kapil Dev He played 66 Tests outside home and took 5 wickets 12 times. That is, he was taking 5 wickets in every sixth test. With this record, Bumrah’s performance can be considered better than Kapil.
Ishant and Zaheer are also in the list
Talking about other fast bowlers of India Ishant Sharma He has played 63 Tests outside the home and has taken 5 wickets 9 times. Apart from this, former left-arm fast bowler Zaheer Khan has made this record 8 times in 54 Tests while Irfan Pathan has made this record 7 times in 15 Tests. In such a situation, Pathan’s record as a fast bowler is the best outside the house. He has done the feat of taking 5 wickets in every other test.
Indian bowlers who took 7 wickets in Cape Town
7/120: Harbhajan Singh (2011)
5/114: S Sreesanth (2011)
5/42: Jasprit Bumrah (2022)
Bumrah’s 5-wicket haul
South Africa: 2 times
West Indies: 2 times
England: 2 times
Australia: 1 times