India’s legendary former spinner Anil Kumble on Sunday reacted to a video posted by the BCCI, the place the aspect’s premier quick bowler Jasprit Bumrah might be seen imitating the spin nice’s bowling motion.
This isn’t the primary time when Bumrah imitated Kumble’s motion. In the course of the 2020 version of the IPL, the Indian bowler mimicked a variety of bowling actions of former worldwide bowlers which included Kumble.
Taking to Twitter, Kumble wrote, “Nicely finished Growth. Fairly shut. You’re an inspiration to the following technology of younger quick bowlers who’re imitating your fashion. Greatest needs for the upcoming collection.”
Nicely finished Growth. Fairly shut 👍🏽. You’re an inspiration to the following technology of younger quick bowlers who’re imitating your fashion. Greatest needs for the upcoming collection.
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) January 31, 2021
Kumble has labored with Bumrah as India’s head coach from 2016-2017. The spinner represented India in 132 Checks and 271 ODIs in an 18-year lengthy profession. He’s the third-highest wicket-taker in Check cricket (619 wickets), and highest for India within the longest format of the sport.
The spinner can be the nation’s highest wicket-taker in ODIs (334 wickets).
Bumrah, in the meantime, is broadly thought to be the most effective all-format pacers among the many present technology of cricketers. He final appeared for India within the recently-concluded Check collection in opposition to Australia, the place India registered an unimaginable 2-1 collection victory.
The Indian group will return to motion on February 5 when it takes on England within the first of 4 Checks in Chennai. The collection can even mark the return of worldwide cricket to India for the primary time for the reason that sport got here to a halt on account of COVID-19 pandemic.