New Delhi. The third and deciding test of the series is being played between India and South Africa in Cape Town. On Wednesday, the second day of this Test, India bundled out the hosts for 210 runs and took a 13-run lead over the hosts despite being all out for 223 in the first innings. In this, the role of fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah was most important. After England, Australia, Bumrah also played his dunk in South Africa. He took 5 wickets for 42 runs in the first innings. Bumrah took 7th in his career and took 5 wickets in the innings for the second time against South Africa. After this performance of Bumrah, former England captain Michael Vaughan, who often criticized Team India, also became his fan.
Michael Vaughan tweeted Jasprit Bumrah praised. He wrote, “How wonderful Bumrah is, I think he is the best in the world right now in all formats.” Not only Vaughan, but the former South African legend also praised the Indian pacer. Describing this achievement of Bumrah as sensational, Shaun Pollock said, “I don’t think anyone deserved it more than Bumrah on the field. He bowled really well. He troubled the South African batsmen the most.
Wasim Jaffer also praised Bumrah
At the same time, former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer He also praised Bumrah by sharing a funny meme. The highlight of Bumrah’s spell came when he clean bowled South Africa’s Marco Yansen off a beautiful ball. Bumrah made his Test debut in 2018 in Cape Town itself and after 4 years he took 5 wickets in the innings at the same ground.
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Bumrah gave India an edge
After Bumrah’s impressive bowling, Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara rescued Team India from the early blows, taking India’s lead to 70 runs on the second day of the Cape Town Test. Till stumps, India scored 57 runs for the loss of two wickets. Virat Kohli returned unbeaten on 14 and Cheteshwar Pujara on 9. Now on the third day, both of them will have the responsibility of making India’s lead stronger. If both manage to play big innings, then the 29-year drought of series wins in South Africa will come to an end.