Jasprit Bumrah won the man of the match award for his stunning performance against Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 1 of the IPL 2020 to help Mumbai Indians to reach the finals.
The Indian pacer took four wickets conceding 14 runs in his four overs as Mumbai Indians crushed Delhi Capitals by 57 runs after setting a 201 run target. In the process, Bumrah dismissed Delhi Capitals highest scorer Dhawan for a duck & later on dismissed Marcus to break asolid partnership. He also took a double wicket in this process. Social media is all praise for Bumrah after his heroics with ball helped Mumbai Indians to seal a victory against DC.
“Quality fast bowling by @Jaspritbumrah93 and @trent_boult.Superb execution of using the seam position, be it angled seam or upright seam. They have managed it beautifully so far,” tweeted legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar.
“That Bumrah yorker to Dhawan was of the highest calibre,” tweeted former West Indies pacer Ian Bishop.
“Something about the consistency of @mipaltan takes them yet to another IPL final! Man of the hour @Jaspritbumrah93 some great aggression to get the batsman out great to watch!” former India and MI all-rounder Yuvraj Singh wrote.
The ICC & IPL also tweeted about his stunning bowling efforts. “A match-winning performance!
Bumrah registers his best figures in the IPL #MIvDC #Dream11IPL #IndianPremierLeague”.
“Purple Cap. Double-wicket maiden. Most wickets by an Indian pacer in a single @IPL season. Jassi jaisa koi nahi #OneFamily #MumbaiIndians #MI #Dream11IPL #MIvDC “, tweeted mumbai indians on its Official Twitter handle.
“Periodic reminder that Jasprit Bumrah is an absolute treasure,” one fan tweeted.
“Bumrah is illegal. Can’t be this good, he is making it easy,” wrote another user.
By scalping 27 wickets in this season, Bumrah has fired ahead of Rabada who didn’t took a single wicket in yesterday’s clash against MI. Mumbai Indians will have to wait till Sunday to find out who they will face in the finals as they look forward to defend the IPL title. The finals will be played on November 10th 2020.