New Zealand tempo bowler Mitchell McClenaghan lately took a cheeky dig at Indian speedster Jasprit Bumrah on social media. It occurred after Bumrah got here up with a tweet put up the primary Check match in opposition to England at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
Bumrah took to Twitter and wrote: “Nonetheless don’t want you”, captioning the photographs of him from the sport, which was drawn after Day 5 got washed out due to rain with out a single ball being bowled.
Nonetheless do not want you. pic.twitter.com/2hdgy5CACY
— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) August 9, 2021
Bumrah had carried out exceptionally nicely within the contest, ending with 9 wickets to his credit score. The appropriate-arm pacer took 4 scalps within the first innings (4/46) and an excellent five-wicket haul within the second essay (5/64). It was the sixth fifer in Bumrah’s superb Check profession.
In the meantime, McClenaghan, who’s just about energetic on social media, got here up with a sarcastic remark.
Maintain up? You don’t run with straight arms??? https://t.co/jmIxEzosX2
— Mitchell McClenaghan (@Mitch_Savage) August 10, 2021
He’s our primary bowler: KL Rahul on Bumrah
Within the post-match presser, when Indian opener KL Rahul was requested about Bumrah’s comeback within the red-ball cricket, the Karanataka stalwart disagreed by saying that in each situation, the Ahmedabad-born pacer has proved his mettle, and he’s Workforce India’s primary bowler.
“Sir, I don’t know why you’re saying that (Jasprit) Bumrah has made a comeback. Each time, in each sport, in each situation, he has proved himself, and he’s our primary bowler. We’re glad that he’s doing what he’s (has) been doing since he began taking part in Check cricket,” mentioned Rahul.
“Wherever he has performed, he has been a match-winner for us. We’re glad that he has executed as soon as once more, what he does finest,” he added.