Mount Maunganui (New Zealand): Jasprit Bumrah had a quiet three ODIs in opposition to hosts New Zealand going by his lofty requirements.
The No.1 ODI bowler returned wicketless from three matches as India misplaced the sequence 0-Three to New Zealand, the primary time that Bumrah has gone wicketless in a restricted overs sequence.
Nonetheless, Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson lauded the pacer, saying that Bumrah is at all times a risk with a ball in his hand.
“We know that Bumrah is a world-class bowler in all formats. He’s a threat when he has a ball in his hand, but I think there’s too much to look into it. He’s obviously back into the game after a period of time off. But from what I saw, he’s bowling very nicely,” Williamson stated after the third match right here on Tuesday which New Zealand gained by 5 wickets.
Bumrah is making a comeback after a protracted harm layoff and seemed rusty initially within the 5 T20Is in opposition to New Zealand that preceeded the ODI sequence. However he was at his finest within the final T20I the place he returned magical figures of three/12 as India swept the sequence 5-0.
Together with Bumrah, India’s different mainstay skipper Virat Kohli additionally endured a lean patch in the course of the three ODIs. The pair could be desperate to make a powerful comeback within the two-Take a look at sequence beginning February 21 in Wellington.