- India will lock horns with the hosts within the series-deciding third Take a look at.
- Bumrah can be anticipated to play a pivotal function with the ball.
- The Indian staff misplaced that match however Bumrah took a five-wicket haul within the Johannesburg Take a look at.
Jasprit Bumrah is glad to be again at Newlands as one in every of India’s premier quick bowlers, 4 years after making his Take a look at debut on the similar venue.
In search of their first sequence win in South Africa, India will lock horns with the hosts within the series-deciding third Take a look at right here from January 11-15, and Bumrah can be anticipated to play a pivotal function with the ball.
“Cape City, January 2018 – is the place all of it started for me in Take a look at cricket. 4 years on, I’ve grown as a participant and an individual and to return to this floor brings again particular recollections,” Bumrah tweeted after the staff’s first coaching session on the venue.
The 28-year-old Bumrah made his Take a look at debut right here in 2018 and took 4 wickets within the match. Nevertheless, together with that of AB de Villiers.
The Indian staff misplaced that match however Bumrah took a five-wicket haul within the Johannesburg Take a look at to assist the guests to a fantastic win. He completed that sequence with 14 wickets in three matches. He has since grown into the staff’s main pacer, choosing up greater than 100 wickets in abroad circumstances.
Total, Bumrah has taken 107 wickets in simply 26 matches and performed a job in India’s main wins in England and Australia. Curiously, Bumrah has solely performed two Take a look at matches at house thus far.
In search of to win their first-ever sequence on South African soil, India started the rubber on a rousing be aware, successful the opener at Centurion by 113 runs earlier than succumbing to a seven-wicket defeat within the second Take a look at at Johannesburg.