World Cup 2019: Jasprit Bumrah becomes 2nd fastest Indian bowler to take 100 ODI wickets

LEEDS, ENGLAND - JULY 06: Dimuth Karunaratne of Sri Lanka(C) reacts after being dismissed by Jasprit Bumrah of India(R)during the Group Stage match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between Sri Lanka and India at Headingley on July 06, 2019 in Leeds, England. (Photo by Stu Forster-IDI/IDI via Getty Images)

Hindustan Surkhiyan Desk: Indian pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah achieved a personal landmark during India’s World Cup clash against sub continent rivals in Headingly at Leeds.

Bumrah struck early in the Sri Lankan innings to dismiss both the openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Perera and get to his 100th wicket in one day international cricket.

Bumrah become the second fastest Indian bowler to scale the milestone after Mohammad Shami. Bumrah got to the 100-wicket landmark in his 57th ODI match, one more than what his fellow paceman Shami took.

Bumrah’s ODI wickets have come at an average of 22, the best rate of anyone to take more than 20 wickets for India.

Bumrah has been in rich wicket taking form for India at the World Cup taking 16 wickets in eight games at the Group Stage.

The record for the fastest to 100-ODI wickets belongs to Afghanistan’s leg spinner Rashid Khan who achieved the milestone in just 44 ODIs. Australia’s Mitchell Starc (52 matches) is next best on the list while Pakistan’s off spinner Saqlain Mushtaq is third fastest to get to the landmark.


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