Jasprit Bumrah’s record: Jasprit Bumrah achieved a feat in the ODI World Cup 2023, which no Indian bowler could do in the 48-year-old history of the tournament. In fact, Jasprit Bumrah took a wicket on the very first ball in the match being played against Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, with which Bumrah became the first Indian bowler in the history of the World Cup to take the first ball in the innings of a World Cup match. But took the wicket.
Bumrah showed Sri Lanka’s Pathum Nissanka the path to the pavilion through LBW on the first ball. Bumrah bowled the ball on the line of the middle stump, which swung from the off stump and hit Nissanka’s thigh pad. The umpire raised his finger and declared it out. But Nissanka took the review, which once again made it clear that he was out.
Three Indian batsmen missed centuries
In the match, a total of three batsmen from the Indian team, who came to bat first after losing the toss, missed centuries, which included Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer. Shubhman Gill, who came to the opening, scored 92 runs in 92 balls with the help of 11 fours and 2 sixes. Apart from this, Virat Kohli scored 88 runs in 94 balls with the help of 11 fours.
Then, batting at number four, middle order batsman Shreyas Iyer played a brilliant innings and scored 82 runs in 56 balls at a strike rate of 146.43. Iyer hit 3 fours and 6 sixes in his explosive innings, which included the longest six of the World Cup 2023 so far of 106 meters. Thanks to excellent batting, India scored 357 runs on the board for 8 wickets in 50 overs.
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