Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah set a unique record against England (England) as he landed on the first day of the Chennai Test. You will hardly believe that Bumrah is playing his first Test match in India. That is, his test debut in India is being done through the Chennai Test against England. This is because Bumrah has played all 17 tests of his career on foreign land since making his test debut in January 2018.
It is not that there were no Test matches in India during this time, but Bumrah could not participate in the Test series played by Team India against South Africa and Bangladesh, due to injury. This unique record of Bumrah is made as to the most Test-playing Indian abroad before playing a test in the country. Fans are also surprised to hear Bumrah playing the test for the first time in India and a lot of mimes are being made on social media about it.
In This Case, These Celebs Left Behind
Before playing the first test in the country, Jasprit Bumrah has surpassed all the Indian singles in terms of the record of playing the most Test abroad. Bumrah played all 17 of his tests abroad before playing the first test in India. He left behind Team India pacer Javagal Srinath, who played 12 Test matches abroad before playing the Test in India. After Srinath, RP Singh is on this list, who played the test in India after playing 11 tests abroad. After he comes the number of Sachin Tendulkar, who has a record of playing 10 tests abroad before playing the test in India. Ashish Nehra also played 10 tests abroad before playing the first test in India.
17 Tests Of Bumrah Took Place In These Countries
Of the 17 Test matches Jasprit Bumrah has played, 7 have been played in Australia, three in England, three in South Africa, two in New Zealand, and two in West Indies. In this way, he has played all his 17 Test matches in five countries. In these 17 Tests, Bumrah has taken 79 wickets. His best performance has been six wickets for 27 runs. Bumrah took these wickets at a strike rate of 47.9.