Jasprit Bumrah, also known as Jasprit Jasbir Singh Bumrah, is a well-known Indian cricketer who plays ODI and T20I cricket for India (Twenty20 International). Let’s learn more about the personal and professional life of the Indian cricket team’s right-handed fast-medium bowler.
Jasprit Singh Bumrah was born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India on December 6, 1993 (age as of 2020). John Wright, the coach of the Mumbai Indians, was the first to note his potential and assisted him in joining the squad. A batsman finds it difficult to read him because of his slightly unconventional action. He employs a range of bowling strategies that astound almost all. Because of his deadly yorker deliveries, he has received the nicknames “Yorker King” and “Death Over Bowling” in such a short time.
Jasprit stands 5′ 11″ tall and weighs 68 kilogrammes. His chest measures 38 inches, and his biceps measure 14 inches. His eyes are dark brown, and his hair is black.
Family & Caste
Jasprit Singh Bumrah comes from a Ramgarhia family of Sikhs from the middle class.
Siblings and Parents
Jasbir Singh, an industrialist, and Daljit Kaur, the principal of Nirman High School in Ahmedabad, are his parents. When he was only seven years old, he lost his father. His mother was the sole provider for him at the time. Juhika Bumrah, his sister, is a teacher at Ahmedabad’s Zebar School for Children.
He married Sanjana Ganesan, a TV host, on March 15, 2021.
Jasprit attended Nirman High School in Ahmedabad for his studies. He started to play cricket when he was 14 years old. He debuted as a bowler for the Gujarat Under-19 team in 2012. He received the Man of the Match award in the 2012-2013 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy after playing his first T20 match against Maharashtra.
When Jasprit was still in school, Kishore Trivedi was his coach.
He debuted for the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2013. He became the second bowler in IPL history to take three wickets for 32 runs in his debut match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). In the same year, he made his first-class cricket debut for Gujarat against Vidarbha, taking 7 wickets in the match and becoming the season’s leading wicket-taker. Due to his outstanding success in the IPL 6, the Mumbai Indians management purchased him for IPL 7 for 1.2 crores.
In 2016, Jasprit began his international career. On January 23, 2016, he played his first ODI against Australia in Sydney, and on January 26, 2018, he played his first T20I against Australia in Adelaide. He was named the world’s second best T20I bowler after this tournament.
93 (India) and #93 (USA) are his jersey numbers (IPL, County Cricket).
His Retainer Fee is Rs. 7 crore, Test Fee is Rs. 15 lakh, ODI Fee is Rs. 6 lakh, and T20 Fee is Rs. 3 lakh as of 2018.
- Dhokla is a favourite dish of Jasprit’s.
- Sachin Tendulkar, AB de Villiers, and Virender Sehwag are among his favourite batsmen.
- Colin Croft, Lasith Malinga, and Zaheer Khan are among Bumrah’s heroes.
- He enjoys seeing Amitabh Bachchan on television.
- Sachin Tendulkar, a former Indian cricketer, gave him his first cap for the Mumbai Indians in 2013.
- In his first 35 international matches, Jasprit did not score a run, but he did take more than 50 wickets.
- He loves listening to music in addition to cricket.
- Sri Lankan cricketer Lasith Malinga, he says, taught him how to bowl yorkers.
- He loves taking on Pakistan and Australia.
- Santokh Singh Bumrah, Jasprit’s paternal grandfather, hasn’t seen him since his father died. He was once a wealthy businessman in Gujarat, owning three factories. He now drives an auto-rickshaw to make ends meet due to an unfortunate turn of events. Santokh Singh Bumrah blames his daughter-in-law for their strained relationship.
- When the Jaipur Police used his no ball to Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman in the ICC Champions Trophy final in June 2017, he was enraged and expressed his displeasure on Twitter.