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James Anderson lavishes praise on Jasprit Bumrah’s ‘exceptional performance’ in IND vs ENG series

James Anderson lavishes praise on Jasprit Bumrah’s ‘exceptional performance’ in IND vs ENG series

Jasprit Bumrah replaced Ravichandran Ashwin as the World No 1 Test bowler after bagging nine wickets against England in 2nd Test.

Despite being 41 years old, James Anderson shows no signs of slowing down as he continues to lead England’s pace bowling attack in the ongoing five-match series. With eight wickets from three matches, Anderson has expressed great admiration for India pace Japrit Bumrah and his bowling skills, describing his contemporary as a “world-class” bowler.

However, he trails far behind Jasprit Bumrah, who has claimed 17 wickets and played a pivotal role in India’s series victory of 3-1 with one match remaining.

James Anderson heaps praise on Jasprit Bumrah:

In an exclusive interview with JioCinema, Anderson showered praise on Jasprit Bumrah. Anderson stands as the highest wicket-taker among England pacers.

However, what stood out for him was Bumrah’s stunning yorker to displace Ollie Pope in the IND vs ENG 2nd Test in Vizag.

James Anderson remarked, “Considering his quality, one anticipates such a standard from him. It’s recognized that reverse swing can be influential in India, and he excels in it. He maintains a good pace and exhibits remarkable accuracy and consistency. “

“Additionally, he possesses the yorker, as seen against Ollie Pope. His ascent to the number one spot globally is not accidental. He truly is a world-class bowler, and we were not taken aback by his exceptional performance from our standpoint.”

James Anderson lavishes praise on India pacer  Jasprit Bumrah and his exceptional performance in IND vs ENG series

Jasprit Bumrah dismisses Ollie Pope with a yorker in IND vs ENG 2nd Test:

On day 2 of the IND vs ENG 2nd Test in Vizag, Bumrah delivered a searing yorker in the 28th over, shattering Ollie Pope’s stumps. This marked the 5th occasion Bumrah dismissed Pope in 10 innings. Pope’s dismissal held significant importance, considering his outstanding performance of scoring a match-winning 196 runs in the second innings of the opening Test match in Hyderabad.

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