In the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup on Sunday, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah took the wicket of Martin Guptill against New Zealand. With this, he became the first bowler after Virat Kohli to take a wicket for India in the T20 World Cup in 2016. Bumrah can make a new record of T20 International for India against Afghanistan. Bumrah took both the wickets against New Zealand. Team India could not take any wicket in their first match against Pakistan in T20 World Cup 2021. In this way, Bumrah took the first wicket for India in the T20 World Cup after five years.
If Bumrah takes three wickets in the match against Afghanistan, then he will become the highest wicket-taker for Team India in T20 Internationals. So far this record is in the name of Yuzvendra Chahal. Bumrah has taken 61 wickets in 51 T20Is for India at an average of 20.26 and an economy rate of 6.64. On the other hand, Yuzvendra Chahal has 63 wickets in 49 T20 matches at an average of 25.30 and an economy rate of 8.32. Chahal has not been included in the Indian team selected for the T20 World Cup. On which many cricket experts had raised questions.
Significantly, India’s path to reach the semi-finals in the ICC Men’s T20 World has become very difficult. Not only will they have to win the rest of the matches by a huge margin to reach the semi-finals, but they will also have to depend on the performance of other teams. Today Team India will be with Afghanistan at the Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. He will try to beat him and get his first win in the T20 World Cup.