When Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah burst into the international cricketing scene, he was known for having a slightly different bowling action along with accuracy in his bowling.
Now, imagine Jasprit Bumrah bowling to batsman in IPL 2020 with further variations in his bowling action? That would be a nightmare for the opposition.
In a video posted by the Mumbai Indians on Twitter, the bowler can be seen trying out not one or two, but six different bowling styles, during a net session in the UAE.
The six bowling actions are actually of former as well as current bowlers, and the franchise put the post up with a caption ‘Can you guess all 6 bowlers Boom is trying to imitate?’
Can you guess all 6 bowlers Boom is trying to imitate?
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) September 7, 2020
The post has generated a lot of response with most fans guessing: Munaf Patel, Glenn McGrath, Mitchell Starc, Kedar Jadhav, Shreyas Gopal and Anil Kumble in the respective order.
But then again, there are others who have guessed Lasith Malinga, Shane Warne and so on. Watch the video and make your own guesses?
Lasith Malinga out for IPL 2020
The Mumbai Indians will begin their IPL 2020 campaign against Chennai Super Kings on September 19 at Abu Dhabi.
With another key fast bowler in the form of Lasith Malinga having pulled out of IPL 2020 due to personal reasons, Jasprit Bumrah will have an even more important role to play for his side in this edition of the league.
The bowler has done extremely well for Mumbai Indians from the time he debut in the IPL in 2013, having scalped 82 wickets at a strike rate of 21.
Mumbai Indians, who are the defending champions, will be hoping to start the tournament well, and go on to pick their fifth IPL title here in the UAE.