Jasprit Bumrah is now officially the No.1 ranked bowler in the latest ICC ODI rankings. He is now a world-class bowler in all three formats of the game. Bumrah is a very crucial player for India now and he is performing everywhere in the world. So, in this article, we will see the top 5 best bowling figures by Jasprit Bumrah in ODIs.
#5 Vs West Indies in 2018
In 2018 India was playing against West Indies in Pune, it was an ODI match and West Indies batted first. Jasprit Bumrah took 4 wickets and have 35 runs in his 10-over spell. He took wickets of Kieran Powell, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai Hope, and Ashley Nurse.
#4 Vs Zimbabwe in 2016
India toured Zimbabwe in 2016 and it was a completely new squad that was led by none other than MS Dhoni himself. Jasprit Bumrah was part of that squad in the first ODI against Zimbabwe he took 4 wickets and have 28 runs in his 9.5 overs spell. It was Bumrah’s debut series and he was in charge.
#3 Vs Zimbabwe in 2016
Bumrah’s third-best ODI bowling figures came against Zimbabwe in the same series but this time it was the third match of the ODI series. Bumrah again took 4 wickets but this time he gave only 22 runs in his spell. It was a star in making in that Zimbabwe series of 2016.
#2 Vs Sri Lanka in 2017
It was India’s tour of Sri Lanka in 2017 and it was the third ODI match at Pallekele. Sri Lanka batted first and Jasprit Bumrah took 5 wickets and gave only 27 runs in his spell. It was Bumrah’s first 5 wicket hauls in ODI cricket. He took wickets of Dickwella, Mendis, Thirimane, Siriwardana, and Dhananjaya.
#1 Vs England in 2022
In all the above matches it was a young inexperienced Bumrah but in 2022 we saw a fast and experienced Jasprit Bumrah against England. In the first ODI at The Oval in 2022, we saw the best bowling performance by an Indian pacer on English soil. It was Jasprit Bumrah who destroyed England’s batting line-up. He took 6 wickets in his starting spell and pushed England on the back foot. In his total 7.2 overs bowled he gave only 19 runs. Bumrah took wickets of some top-class batters like Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, and Liam Livingston, and his other two wickets are of David Willey and Brydon Carse.