The lead trainer of the Mumbai Indians franchise, Mahela Jayawardene has stored acclaim on Indian quick bowler Jasprit Bumrah and praised him for his abilities. Mahela Jayawardene said that Jasprit Bumrah is commonly a peaceful character and is extremely quiet off the field however he can be an alternate brute inside and out when he is on the field.
Jayawardene was appointed as the mentor of the Mumbai Indians group substituting Ricky Ponting for the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League in 2017. Mumbai Indians won the 2017 Indian Premier League on 21 May 2017 beating Rising Pune Supergiant in the last of the competition.
Presently, Mahela Jayawardene has uncovered what number of various characters there are in the Mumbai Indians changing area and how he manages them.
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Mahela Jayawardene Heaps Praise On Jasprit Bumrah
He further stressed on the importance of setting the right environment for all kinds of players to flourish within the dressing room. “All these guys have different characteristics. You need to allow them to express themselves. You need to create an environment where these characters come together and perform. It’s more manageable. You need to be a manager for these players,” the former Sri Lanka skipper opined.
Thus, current head coach Mahela Jayawardene spoke in length on Bumrah while speaking on Sony Ten PitStop. He stated, “Bums (Jasprit Bumrah) is quiet but when he goes out in the middle there is a different beast. Hardik (Pandya) can be a bit loud off the field and he can be loud on the field. I enjoy that. That dressing room, we got some amazing guys. So talented. It’s been a pleasure managing those guys and being part of the franchise.”
Jasprit Bumrah Has Been A Blessing In Disguise For India
Jasprit Bumrah has emerged as not only the best Indian pacer but as the world’s best fast bowler in recent times. It is due to his presence that the standard of fast bowling has taken a considerable rise in the last three to four years. The competition has increased a lot, and it is only for the good of Indian cricket.
He is the first Asian bowler to take five wickets in a Test inning in South Africa, England and Australia during the same calendar year. He is also tḥe third-highest wicket-taker in test matches in a debut year with 48 wickets in 8 games, and the future only seems bright for the young Indian prodigy.