New Delhi. On the third day of the Centurion Test between India and South Africa, such an incident happened with Jasprit Bumrah, which increased the trouble of Team India with captain Virat Kohli. Actually, Bumrah’s ankle was twisted while throwing the ball in the 11th over of South Africa’s first innings. He was writhing in pain. In a hurry, the team’s physio Nitin Patel came on the field and gave Bumrah immediate treatment. But when Bumrah’s pain did not subside, he was taken out of the field. Shreyas Iyer came in for fielding in his place.
when Jasprit Bumrah While going out of the field, along with the players of the Indian team, there was a doubt in the minds of the fans whether they would be able to bowl anymore in the match or not. In the midst of these apprehensions, what happened, which took everyone by surprise. Bumrah returned to the field after 48 overs. Captain on his return Virat Kohli Happiness floated on his face. His enthusiasm suddenly increased and he welcomed his special bowler on the field in a special way.
Virat said, “Finally the rock has arrived.” His words were recorded in the stump mic and now this video of the Indian captain is going viral. Actually, Virat was pointing towards WWE Superstar The Rock.
– Gudiya! (@kohlixcutiee) December 28, 2021
This dialogue became famous when WWE Superstar ‘The Rock’ returned to the ring in 2011 after a long gap of 8 years. After this comeback, he always used to say this when he entered the ring – “Finally the rock is back.”
Bumrah comes back to bowl after a lengthy break.
Kohli: FINALLY, THE ROCK HAS COME BACK!!
Referring to this epic comeback line by Rock, who came back to WWE in 2011 after an 8-year hiatus.
Absolute goosebumps to hear Kohli say that! What a reference! Virat um WWE fan polarku! pic.twitter.com/EHe9waR4Qa
— Srini Mama (@SriniMaama16) December 28, 2021
— Bourgeois (@NaMoStadium) December 28, 2021
Bumrah took 2 wickets in the first innings
When Bumrah returned to the field, South Africa’s score was 144/7 at that time. Under ICC rules, he could not bowl as soon as he returned. He had to wait a long time to bowl. But the wait was sweet too. He played an important role in cheapening South Africa’s innings by taking the important wicket of Keshav Maharaj.
Bumrah bowled 7.2 overs in the first innings and also took the wicket of African captain Dean Elgar. Bumrah had raised the alarm bell for the hosts by taking the wicket of Elgar on the fifth ball of his over. But he left the field due to an ankle injury. Otherwise the team of South Africa could not even reach close to the score of 200.