Ahmedabad, 24/2 (AO Bureau): There are only a few hours left to start the Pink Ball Test between India and England. In this match to be held in Motera Test, many veterans will be watching. But most eyes will be on fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah. Bumrah, who has played 135 international matches, can play an international match on his home ground for the first time. The four-match series is still 1-1. Both teams would like to win this match to reach the final of the World Championship.
Bumrah, who made an international debut on 23 January 2016, has played 18 Tests, 67 ODIs, and 50 T20 matches so far. But not a single match has been played on their home ground. The 27-year-old fast bowler, born in Ahmedabad, has so far taken 83 wickets in Tests, 108 in ODIs, and 59 wickets in T20s. Bumrah’s overall T20 career, famous for his yorker, has taken 209 wickets in 172 matches. He is an important part of the IPL team Mumbai Indians. Two Tests and five T20s will be held in Motera. But Bumrah has been rested for the T20 series. In such a situation, he would like to perform well in both the Tests on the field. Apart from this, T20 World Cup is also to be organized in the country in October-November this year. The final match can be held at Motera Stadium. In such a situation, both Team India and Bumrah would like to do well in the World Cup.